Homemade Pantry Staples: Honey Mustard and Smoky Chipotle Balsamic Salad Dressing

by Melody on August 1, 2012

Honey Mustard Dressing or Dip

As part of the Great Food Revolution of 2012, we will be sharing several recipes for pantry staples to help replace the more processed versions in your pantry.  You can read more about some of the simple pantry swaps we have recently made here.

Honey Mustard Dressing or Dip
*Original recipe from Allrecipes.com


1 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup dijon mustard
1/4 cup honey
2 T. lemon juice


Whisk together all ingredients and immediately refrigerate.  Use as a dressing or dip for vegetables or crackers.

Smoky Chipotle-Balsamic Dressing

Smoky Chipotle-Balsamic Dressing


3/4 cup olive oil
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
1-2 canned chipotle chiles in Adobo sauce
1 t. sauce from chipotle chiles
1 t. dried oregano
Salt to taste


Combine all ingredients in the blender or food processor and process until smooth.  Taste and season with additional salt as desired.  Pour into a jar and store in fridge, shake well before serving.

You can pick up quite a few of these ingredients through Vitacost.  If you sign up for a free account, you will receive a $10 credit via email that can be used towards your first purchase of $30 or more.

Please share with us if you have tried something similar or have a favorite recipe!  You can also follow my Salad Dressings Pinterest board for more ideas.

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Kim August 2, 2012 at 6:20 am

Thank you for doing all of this. I really like how you are sharing coupon deals, but trying to keep it natural. I also appreciate you posting the Yoke’s deals and these natural recipes look great.


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