Whole30 Blackberry Vinaigrette with Spring Mix and Kale Salad

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Ger and Cassie are doing the whole Whole30 so I offered to make sure our family night dinners were compliant. (I’m not starting a Whole30 cycle until I get back from St Pete Monday  – I’m sitting at CRW airport right now) So, I decided to do a soup (recipe soon) and salad.

The salad was easy – huge amounts of organic spring mix and baby kale along with red sweet pepper, almond slivers, and sunflower seeds.

I came up with this extremely simple salad dressing using the Vitamix.

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Isn’t it pretty? (I hope the Pom glass it’s in doesn’t throw you because it doesn’t have any pomegranate in it) It does contain 8 oz of fresh organic blackberries, because I thought that would be a great way to sweeten it and give it an awesome color.

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Great ingredients give you great food!

I put the following things into the Vitamix:

1  8 oz container of fresh organic blackberries

1/4 cup balsamic vinegar

1/4 cup garlic-infused olive oil

1/4 cup water

1/4 tsp Maine Cherry Wood Smoked Sea Salt

freshly ground black pepper

I blended until fairly smooth and thick.

We spooned it on our salads and dug in! Everyone had good things to say about this Blackberry Vinaigrette – the thickness, the tang, and the sweet, so try it soon whether or not you are doing Whole30.

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All the kids raced each other with the last round of Search for Santa pages. Competition is a good thing!

 

 

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