Special Diet Information

Coumadin® (Warfarin)
This recipe is safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.

This recipe is safe for those who are lactose intolerant.

This is a low sodium recipe.

GERD / Acid Reflux
This recipe contains GERD triggers and those with GERD may wish to avoid it.

Gluten Sensitivity
This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten.


"The only carrots that interest me are the number you get in a diamond."
Mae West, Actress

The refrigerator light goes on...

This is a fabulous, healthy salad dressing recipe that is so easy to make and so good for you. Toss this with mixed greens and veggies and about a tablespoon of a crunchy nut like slivered almonds or toasted soy beans.


Carrot Rosemary Vinaigrette

Servings: 4 | Serving size: 1/4 cup

Cooking Time: 75 Minutes

This recipe can be multiplied by 2.

This healthy salad dressing recipe keeps well in the refrigerator for up to 72 hours.

6 ounces carrots (peeled and diced)
1 tsp dried rosemary
1/8 tsp salt
1/8 tsp fresh ground black pepper
1 Tbsp maple syrup
2 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
1/2 cup water
1 Tbsp olive oil

Preheat the oven to 350°F before dicing the carrots.

Place the diced carrots, rosemary, salt, black pepper, maple syrup and water in a sauce pan. Cover and place in the oven for about one hour until the carrots are soft.

Remove and puree using a stick blender or conventional blender. Add the 1 tablespoon olive oil as you puree the dressing. If the dressing is too thick, add water one tablespoon at a time.


Nutrition Facts

Serving size: 1/4 cup

Servings: 4

Amount Per Serving

Calories 66 Calories from Fat 31
% Daily Value
Total Fat 4g 5%
    Saturated Fat 1g 3%
    Monounsaturated Fat 3g
    Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 106mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 8g 3%
    Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
    Sugars 6g
Protein 0g
Vitamin A 144% Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 2% Iron 2%
Vitamin K 8 mcg Potassium 150 mg
Magnesium 7 mg