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Honey Mustard Vinaigrette

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Since we began our journey as full-time RV travelers and volunteers with the NPS, I have made many changes to our meals. But the biggest change is that we actually eat a larger variety of food and have less “leftovers”. There are a number of reasons, but the biggest reason for both of these changes is largely due to storage. The cupboards and refrigerator offer the same challenge, they don’t hold as much as a standard kitchen.

Because the refrigerator is smaller, large amounts of leftovers are a problem. We no longer have the space to store a couple of meals worth of cooked food for a few days, in order to come back around to enjoy it again later. Honestly, I can enjoy the same meal twice in a row, but my preference would be that a different meal is offered.

Honey Mustard Vinaigrette, easy and delicious, made from ingredients in your own pantry!


But I have found a silver lining in this small space cloud, I have become more creative and we actually eat better. This kitchen is full of great whole food ingredients and they are put to delicious use. Whole grain fresh baked bread, less meat, more vegetables and often, fruit as dessert. With a well-stocked kitchen, no matter how small, good food is still happening!

A salad is a great way to make sure you get your vegetables for the day. Because we are so rural at our current park, we don’t always have salad greens, but we always have other fresh vegetables and homegrown sprouts to put together for a quick salad anytime. And the best part of an impromptu salad? The dressing of course!

This Honey Mustard Vinaigrette salad dressing is easy, calls for basic ingredients and is perfectly delicious! It is not as sweet as a commercially prepared dressing, however, so if you prefer that level of sweetness, add a bit more honey.
I hope you give it a try.
PS, don’t leave out the soy sauce, it is the easiest way to add “salt” to the dressing!
 
Honey Mustard Vinaigrette, easy and delicious, made from ingredients in your own pantry!
Honey Mustard Vinaigrette, for your favorite salad.
Honey Mustard Vinaigrette
Adapted from: Best Lunchbox ever!

Scant 2/3 c oil of choice, we use avocado oil
¼ c red wine vinegar, or apple cider vinegar
2 t soy sauce - (don't leave this out!)
2 T honey
1 T yellow ballpark mustard
1 T Dijon mustard

Honey Mustard Vinaigrette, easy and delicious, made from ingredients in your own pantry!


Combine all ingredients in a container with a tight-fitting lid, secure the top and shake to combine. Shake again before dressing your salad. Refrigerate leftovers.

Makes approximately 1 cup of vinaigrette.


Enjoy!

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