How To Make Your Own Healthy Mayonnaise
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Eating healthy is easy when you know how. This site gives you many ideas on how you can achieve your goal of eating healthy.
One area where many people transitioning to eating healthy struggle with, is taste. There are many commercially-prepared condiments and sauces that taste good and people find it difficult to give up.
Over the years, many have come to depend on tomato ketchup, mayonnaise, mustard other sauces to help add more flavor to their meals. Whether you are trying to eat healthier or simply want to save some money, how about making your own homemade sauce?
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Mayonnaise has gone through some major changes in recent years. A variety of mayo products with various ingredients and flavors have popped up. Regardless of the type of mayo you choose, most of them are made with unhealthy sweeteners and starches. Making your own homemade mayo is incredibly easy.
- 1 large organic egg
- ½ lemon or lime (juiced)
- 1 pinch of seasalt
- 1 cup of extra light virgin olive oil
Crack the egg and place it in a wide jar. The jar should be wide enough to allow you to insert an immersion blender. Add the juice from the lemon or lime, as well as the salt, then add the 1 cup of olive oil. Pour into the blender and blend for about 20 seconds, or until smooth. Keep the jar sealed and store it in your fridge.
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By making your own sauces, you can save money while making healthier choices. Most of the bottled sauces that you find on store shelves are packed with a variety of additives and artificial flavorings/colorings. When you make it yourself, you know exactly what goes into each recipe.
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