Cilantro Lime Dressing

Well the cookies and sweets continue to roll in to work and I continue to be extremely bad at turning down cookies and sweets.

It makes me really look forward to my nightly salad. I can feel the vegetables un-doing the badness, haha!

I absolutely love this cilantro lime dressing from Stonewall Kitchen but I can’t usually find it in Salt Lake so I decided to make my own version. It’s pretty good but not quite as good as the real stuff. They put cilantro oil in their dressing and I have no idea where to get cilantro oil so I just throw some fresh cilantro in my salad and call it good! I used hemp oil as one of my oils because hemp oil is loaded with omega 3-6-9’s and those are hard for a vegan to come by. So hemp oil is good. I also used grapeseed oil because it has a very mild flavor and is a good oil to use in salad dressings. But if you don’t want to go searching for weird oils I’m sure olive oil would work fine.

Cilantro Lime Dressing

1/2 cup grapeseed oil (or olive oil)
1/4 cup hemp oil
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
1/4 cup lime juice
2 tablespoons water
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon minced garlic
2 teaspoons dried cilantro

Place all ingredients in an old salad dressing bottle (cleaned of course) and shake. Store in the fridge and shake before using.

My favorite salad these days is:
Black beans
Brown rice
Guacamole
Mixed greens
Cilantro lime dressing

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I dog shamed my dog again too. We had a few really cold days here in Salt Lake and Lilly really doesn’t like to go outside when it’s cold. This dog has a bladder of steel I tell you. I’ve never really tested her limits but it’s upwards of 13-14 hours.

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Have a wonderful weekend!

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