Something that always surprises me is when people act grossed out by the idea of salad. It honestly still takes me off guard when confronted by the idea that there are actually people out there who think that salad is gross.
I’m currently reading Year of Yes for my book club. In one section, author Shonda Rhimes(creator of Grey’s Anatomy) describes her adventures with weight loss, and she mentions how she had to force herself to love salads. It caught me off guard because…who doesn’t love salad?!
She clearly has never had the pleasure of enjoying one of my salad recipes!
But this post is not meant to diss salad haters. And for the record, I’m really enjoying Shonda’s book and recommend it to other busy entrepreneurs for some fun inspirational reading.
This post is to share one of my all-time favorite salad dressing recipes.
Who says that salads have to be boring? Use this peanut ginger salad dressing for a satisfyingly creaminess with bit of a spicy kick. The peanut butter provides protein and healthy fats while the ginger and soy sauce provide a sweet and salty punch of flavor.
I like to double the recipe and store in a glass jar for easy use throughout the week. This dressing pairs well as a dipping sauce for spring rolls or add to a veggie stir fry. So having extra around is always a great idea!
- 3/4 cup raw peanut butter
- 1/4 soy sauce
- 1/4 water
- 1 tablespoon sesame oil
- 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, finely grated
- 1 clove garlic
- Whisk together all ingredients. Use more or less water to get the consistency you want.