2016 is here! And there’s no better time than now for a renewed commitment to eating well. The heavy dishes of the holiday season leaves us in need of some light and refreshing alternatives to add back into our daily routines. Almond Breeze’s Cilantro Lime Avocado Vinaigrette is the perfect homemade salad dressing to enjoy with lunch or dinner. Start the New Year off right with this flavourful dressing that combines olive oil, avocado, cilantro and lime juice.
2/3 cup (150 mL) Almond Breeze Unsweetened Original
2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil
1/2 ripe avocado, diced
1 green onion, sliced
1 tbsp (15 mL) fresh cilantro
1 small clove garlic, minced
1 tbsp (15 mL) lime juice
1/2 tsp (2 mL) lime zest
1/4 tsp (1 mL) each salt, freshly ground pepper and ground cumin
Directions: In blender, combine Almond Breeze, olive oil, avocado, green onion, cilantro, garlic, lime juice, lime zest, salt, pepper and cumin; blend until smooth. Refrigerate until serving. Yield: 1 1/3 cups (325 mL)
*Tip: For a thinner consistency of dressing, add an additional 1/2 cup (125 mL) Almond Breeze Unsweetened Original.