A Healthy Mayo

A Healthy Mayo

Why make your own mayonnaise? While the store bought stuff is a convenient and cheap option, it is filled with such nastiness as soybean or vegetable oil, preservatives and chemicals. This homemade, healthy mayonnaise on the other hand is packed with protein and good fats, and tastes incredible! This Homemade Mayonnaise Recipe is simple to make and is a healthy addition to a tuna or chicken salad.

Prep Time: 5-10 minutes

Cook Time: --

Ingredients:

  • 4 egg yolks at room temperature
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice or apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp. regular or Dijon mustard (or 1/2 tsp dried mustard)
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2/3 cup olive oil
  • 2/3 cup coconut oil (warm) or other healthy oil (macadamia works well)

Instructions:

  1. Put egg yolks into blender or bowl and whisk/blend until smooth.  
  2. Add lemon juice or vinegar, mustard and spices and blend until mixed SLOWLY add oil while blending or whisking at low speed, starting with olive oil. 
  3. Start with a drop at a time until it starts to emulsify and then keep adding slowly until all oil is incorporated. 

Store in fridge up to 1 week.

 

Recipe by Wellness Mama

Categories: Gluten/Dairy Free, Low FODMAP, Low Oxalate, Side-Dish

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