Paleo Lemon Basil Salad Dressing, A Summer Vinaigrette © 2012 . All rights reserved.

Paleo Lemon Basil Salad Dressing, A Summer Vinaigrette

The Lemon Basil Salad Dressing recipe was inspired by our garden – we’re not doing so great, but that’s because I have no ability to maintain or grow plants. That doesn’t mean I’m not trying! Anyway, I say that it inspires me because basil is the only thing in there that is really doing well. Flourishing. Beautiful. So here is a light summer dressing that really goes well with sweet fruit salads. We also use it as a marinade for chicken!

Ready for the weekend! It’s been a crazy week since the family left. We’ve been working waaay too much, I haven’t even been able to make it to the gym this week! I’m going to be a complete lump tonight when I go back. Angel hasn’t gotten home before 10p all week and I’m ready for some relaxation with him this weekend. We need to catch up with each other!

Paleo Lemon Basil Salad Dressing

¼ cup Olive Oil

½ Tbsp Lemon Juice

½ Tbsp Lemon Zest

10 Basil leaves

1 Tbsp Orange Juice

1 tsp raw Honey

pinch Coarse Sea Salt and Black Pepper

Combine all ingredients in a blender until smooth and incorporated.

This recipe is Vegan!

Makes about ½ cup

Try it over our Paleo Summer Berry Salad!

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