There’s something to be said about the satisfying crunch of sugar. I must, for example, have sugar on my cornflakes in the morning- otherwise, I’d rather pass on the cornflakes. But there’s also something to be said about honey. Not only is it thick and golden and sweet, it’s a natural product, made from nectar by bees. And it’s good for you, generating heat, energy, and even promote wound healing through tissue formation.
Yes, honey is a winner. My favorite way to have honey is drizzled over some pancakes or french toast (instead of maple syrup), as an ingredient in the best caramel popcorn you’ll ever taste, and as a necessity in homemade Baklava. But here’s another way to have your honey: with your salad.
Divine Honey Mustard Salad Dressing
1 1/4 cups mayonnaise (the good stuff. Hellmanns or Best Foods)
1/3 cup raw honey
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
2/3 cups vegetable oil (Sunflower, Olive OIl)
1 tablespoon red onion or shallots, minced fine
2 tablespoons fresh parsley, minced fine
2 tablespoons mustard
salt & pepper to taste
Whisk all ingredients together until smooth and creamy. Toss into your favorite green salad, or serve on the side.