Aug 9, 2013

Seize the Moment - Raw Ranch Dressing

One of the beautiful things about returning home after weeks of being away is that your refrigerator is empty and you have to start over. Okay... mine wasn't completely empty. I still had a bottle of Tanqueray in the freezer. But other than that, it was pretty cavernous.

The first trip to the grocery store tends to be expensive but it is also very freeing. Last night after consulting my raw food prep books I made a list of fresh healthy foods and headed to the store to stock up on all the veggies, fruits and whole foods I could stuff in my reusable bags. It was awesome.

First up? A plate of veggies served with a raw ranch dressing made from a recipe I found in Natalia Rose's Raw Food Detox Diet book. It was delicious!

Raw Ranch Dressing

1 cup raw macadamia nuts
1/2 Tablespoon sea salt 
1 Tablespoon dried rosemary
1 Tablespoon dried oregano
1 Tablespoon dried chives
1 Tablespoon dried sage
1/2 cup lemon juice
1/2 cup cold pressed olive oil

Blend all ingredients in a blender until smooth. (I use a Vitamix.) Add more olive oil for thinner consistency. This dressing will keep for up to a week in the fridge.

1 comment:

Loretta Fontaine (EcoHappy Blog) said...

Sarah- Macadamia nuts? Mmmm! Looks yummy!