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Orange Maple Chia Dressing

This recipe is from the Veggie Tree Cookbook by Anna Valentine. Anna’s recipes also feature in our Vegetarian Living NZ magazine.

As well as thickening up this dressing the chia seeds are little nutrient packed power houses making this dressing not only delicious but healthy too.

Vegan | Gluten-free

Makes 1 x 400ml jar

Measure the following into the jar:

1/2 c orange juice

juice of 1 lemon

2 T chia seeds

2 T maple syrup

2 T pomegranate molasses or tamarind paste

2 T apple cider vinegar

2 T macadamia or hemp seed oil

1 T fresh turmeric, finely grated

1 clove garlic, crushed

60ml extra virgin olive oil or almond oil

1 tsp salt 1/4 tsp cracked pepper

Secure the lid and shake vigorously for one minute. Keep in the fridge and bring out one hour before using.