Avocado Oil Balsamic Vinaigrette is an easy make-ahead recipe that you can have on hand for salads and marinades all week long!
Happy Hump Day and happy first day of summer!
Today is the longest day of the year and one of my absolute most favorite days of the year. I LOVE summer, and this day brings it!
While summer is just officially starting, Brian and I have been enjoying tons of fun summery things like lunches outside with the pups at Public Greens, long family walks, grilling, and a family baseball game to celebrate Father’s Day.
Tonight, we are celebrating the summer solstice with Monumental Yoga in Downtown Indianapolis. We attended this event a few times while living in Indianapolis PRE-Denver, and we are excited to participate now that we are in Indy again.
Because the weather is sunny and warm, I just crave cooling foods like thick smoothie bowls (with all the toppings), crisp salads, and grilled everything. Do you crave those foods too?!
While I often will just toss together a little oil and vinegar for my salad dressing, this time of year I really like to make a big batch of a delish dressing on the weekends to enjoy during the week because salads are frequently part of the menu.
We also use these types of dressings to marinade chicken or vegetables to put on the grill. The simple dressing imparts SO much flavor!
I love this Avocado Oil Balsamic Vinaigrette because it is very easy, requires minimal ingredients, and has a slightly earthy flavor thanks to the avocado oil. Yum!
Really, you just mix the ingredients together in your favorite resealable container, give it a shake and you are good to go. Oh! And I should mention that the flavors meld together so well and continue to get better throughout the week 🙂
For those with dietary concerns – this dressing is low FODMAP, gluten free, sugar free, dairy free, vegan (I think MOST people can enjoy it!). Balsamic vinegar is low FODMAP in a 1 Tbsp serving according to the Monash University app, so enjoying 1 Tbsp of this dressing would give you 1/2 Tbsp or 2 Tbsp of the dressing will give you 1 Tbsp.