Mayonnaise gets a bad rap. Most (but not all) commercial mayos contain highly refined canola or soybean oil, ‘natural flavors’, preservatives, and emulsifiers. Yuck! BUT homemade mayonnaise is a different story. Just 5 total ingredients, all of which you may already have at home! Make sure to choose a healthier, unrefined oil for the most health benefits! My preference is cold pressed avocado oil. It is high in monounsaturated fats and has been shown to decrease bad cholesterol (LDL) and increase good cholesterol (HDL). Unrefined avocado oil is also a good source of Vitamin E and, most importantly, has a mild, neutral flavor. A light, mild tasting olive oil would also be a good choice.
This homemade spread is light and won’t leave you feeling guilty. And once you see how easy it is to make, you’ll never buy store bought mayonnaise again! Ok, let’s check our kitchen for 5 simple ingredients and whip up a batch, shall we?
If you or your child are following the SCD lifestyle, there may be times you feel left out. Celebrations, parties, school events, even snacking in a group can be a challenge. Take a look at our SCD Life Hacks page for creative ways that will not only make you feel included but might just make your food the hit of the party!
Why bother making your own granola Granola: Every grocery store sells it. Most stores have half an aisle dedicated to it. There are so many variations: chewy granola bars, crunchy bars, Keto-friendly granola, gluten-free granola and dozens of others. With so many options, why even bother making your own? If…
Sipping on nutrient rich, immune boosting bone broth is great when you’re feeling sniffly. I always keep homemade broth in the freezer to add flavor and nutrients to soups, sauces, curries, sauteing veggies and more!