Sweet Apple Cider Dressing

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Just the words apple cider make us feel all warm and cozy, especially this time of year. But apple cider doesn’t just mean a delicious, piping hot drink that you sip on; it also includes a nutritious, wonderful dressing that has more health benefits than we can keep track of.


1/2 cup olive oil

1/4 cup apple cider vinegar

2 tbsp sweet apple cider

1 tbsp local honey

1/2 tsp cinnamon

1/2 tsp ginger powder


1. Place all the ingredients in a blender or small processor.

2. Blend until combined and creamy.

3. Tastes delicious on spinach or arugula, with fresh sliced apples, walnuts and hemp seeds.

Sweet apple cider can also be enjoyed warmed up with a cinnamon stick any time of day. Warm it up in a pot, and sprinkle with cinnamon, nutmeg and a large cinnamon stick. Get into your comfiest clothing,and curl up on the couch in front of a fire.

photographer: Joseph Saraceno | art direction: Pencil