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Posted on Mar 20, 2012 in Recipes Section:, Salads, Sauces and Dressings | 0 comments

Hi-Lignan Flax Oil® Herb Salad Dressing

Hi-Lignan Flax Oil® Herb Salad Dressing

Healthy eating can mean a lot of different things these days and it can be hard to incorporate lignans into your daily diet. Lignans are important components for the body, and are known as complex carbohydrates or polysaccharides. These are an important high fiber food that comes from plants. One way to get your lignans is to add Hi-Lignan Flax Oil to a food item every single day. This oil is packed with lignans, but more than that, you are also getting omega-3 and 6. EFA’s that can help your body perform the way it should. Flax seeds are also excellent sources of lignans, but the nice thing about the Hi-Lignan Flax Oil is that it offers 30% more lignans than ground flax seeds. The oil is a convenient source of EFAs and fibers.

Hi-Lignan Flax Oil can be used a number of ways, and can be frozen in order to extend its shelf life. A teaspoon or two may be added to blender drinks and pasta dishes. This can be substituted for olive oil in bread dips. Also, just like other oils, this is perfect for salad dressings. Here’s one recipe worth trying:

Hi-Lignan Flax Oil® Herb Salad Dressing
 
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Serves: 1.5 cups
Ingredients
  • ¼ cup Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1 tsp dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp tamari sauce
  • 3-5 cloves garlic
  • 6 drops Tabasco sauce
  • 1 Tbsp dry basil
  • ½ tsp dry tarragon
  • ½ tsp dry oregano
  • 1 tsp maple syrup
  • ¾ cup Hi-Lignan Flax Oil
  • 1 Tbsp Capers
  • Sea salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Add all of the ingredients except oil in blender or food processor.
  2. Blend for 10 seconds.
  3. While blending, add oil slowly.
  4. Store leftover dressing in the fridge for up to one week or freeze.
  5. Make sure that you store this in a sealed container in order to retain the EFAs.

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