Salad Dressing 101: Oil to Vinegar Ratio

Are you struggling to find a perfect and consistent balance with your salad dressing?

There’s a general oil to vinegar ratio you can follow to create the perfect dressing for your salad every time …

3 parts oil to 1 part vinegar seems to tickle the palate of most.

If you prefer a little more acidity (like I do) you can always add more vinegar or another acid such as lemon or lime.

Test it out with this awesome Fall inspired salad recipe below.

Butternut Squash Salad


4 cups organic spring mix salad

1 cup roasted butternut squash (cut into cubes)

1/2 cucumber chopped

2 green onions chopped

1 tsp garlic powder

3 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil

1 tbsp. balsamic vinegar

Squeeze of lemon juice

Sea salt and pepper to taste

Toss all ingredients together in a large bowl.