A delightful, quick and simple herbal dressing made with fresh Chive & Thyme leaves & a touch of maple. A true food as medicine recipe. If your chives and thyme are in flower, add the blossoms; they are lovely in this mix.
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Chive & Thyme Herbal Dressing
ADD all ingredients to a mason jar, salad dressing bottle or bowl.
SHAKE well with the lid on or whisk until combined.
TASTE adjust to your liking.
STORE covered in the fridge; shake well before serving.
SWAP Maple syrup for honey if you wish.
FLOWERS – If your chives and thyme are in flower, add the blossoms; they are lovely in this mix. Don’t use chive stems; they are tough & woody.
OIL-FREE you can make oil-free by using water instead of olive oil; the flavour and consistency will change.