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Apple Cider Maple Vinaigrette

Throw this classic Apple Cider Maple Vinaigrette in your dressing arsenal.  It is the perfect combo of sweet and sour to appease all of those taste buds.

Turmeric can be quite a potent little ingredient to add into your dressing.  Turmeric lends curry its distinctive yellow color and flavor in this recipe. It is best known for its anti-inflammatory properties that may be used as an herbal medicine for rheumatoid arthritis, cancers, UTIs, and wound healing. It has also been researched to help with digestive disorders.  Turmeric is a potent antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and anticancer agent so toss it in where you can for a powerful kick for the immune system.

The dressing is super easy to make.  Blend your maple syrup, apple cider vinegar, olive oil, turmeric, onions, garlic, lemon, salt and pepper and keep in the refrigerator for up to one week.  

Make this dressing in advance and have on hand for whenever you are craving a nice crunchy salad.  Did you know that turmeric and other herbs can have such a powerful effect on our health? Let us know what you think in the comments below!

Apple Cider Maple Vinaigrette
Total Time
5 mins
  • 1/2 cup of maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup of apple cider vinegar
  • 3/4 cup of extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder
  • 1/4 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Pinch of salt and pepper
  1. Blend all ingredients and store in the fridge for up to 1 week. Enjoy!
Recipe Notes

1 serving=1.5 tablespoons

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9 Comments on Apple Cider Maple Vinaigrette

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    Courtney A.
    April 4, 2013 at 1:54 am (8 years ago)

    OMG! What a brilliant idea. I substituted some things. Instead of maple syrup I used Agave Syrup. And Instead of Lemon I used lime. (I had to make due with what was in my kitchen at the time!) lol

    It was still quite yummy!

    • Wendy
      April 4, 2013 at 7:56 am (8 years ago)

      oh great!! glad you enjoyed. it’s all about personalizing!

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    January 13, 2014 at 11:30 pm (7 years ago)

    How long will it last in the fridge?

    • Wendy
      January 14, 2014 at 11:00 am (7 years ago)

      About 3 weeks!

    • Wendy
      January 14, 2014 at 11:01 am (7 years ago)

      Just make sure you shake it up to mix it well before you use

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    Jonathan L Elliott
    January 5, 2016 at 6:53 pm (5 years ago)

    I’m a little late to this party, but THANK YOU. This turned out great – bless and thank you. Looking forward to trying more of you recipes.

    • Wendy
      January 5, 2016 at 11:45 pm (5 years ago)


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