Super Easy Orange Cinnamon Dressing (AIP, Paleo, GF, Vegan Option)

Super Easy Orange Cinnamon Dressing (AIP, Paleo, GF, Vegan Option)

Sometimes you just need a good go-to dressing to use on various salads. This Orange Cinnamon Dressing is perfect for that! It is very easy and fast to throw together, super versatile, not to mention Paleo/AIP compliant, gluten-free, and dairy-free. Just swap out the honey for maple syrup and it’s vegan as well. 

This is the same dressing used in my Blueberry Kale Salad recipe but I wanted to do a separate post for just the dressing because it can be used for so many other things too! It gives a lightly sweet and tangy flavor to any salad, especially salads with fruit. I've also used it as a dip for lettuce wraps and chicken. 


A Few Simple Ingredients:

  •  Freshly Squeezed Orange Juice

If you don’t feel like squeezing oranges for this, be sure to choose 100% orange juice. 

The cinnamon in this dressing really compliments the sweetness and adds a hint of spice. 

Apple cider vinegar is widely regarded as a healthy addition to most diets because of its antimicrobial and antioxidant properties. It’s less acidic than other vinegars, and it’s believed to be beneficial for gut health. This is because it's produced from fermented apple cider which endows it with healthy probiotics and enzymes. 

I love to use avocado oil for dressing because its flavor is so light. If you want to use olive oil instead, that will work too but I’d recommend using a light version (not extra virgin which has a stronger flavor).

To make this salad vegan, simply swap out the honey for maple syrup. 

Sea salt is preferred to regular table salt because it lacks the yucky additives found in regular salt and contains a bunch of beneficial trace minerals. 

Storage

This will keep fresh in the fridge for 4-5 days in a tightly sealed container. 

 

If you like this recipe, you may also like:

Warm Kale Salad with Apples and Lemon Maple Dressing

Raspberry Avocado Salad with Maple Balsamic Dressing

Nightshade Free BBQ Sauce

AIP Pineapple Dipping Sauce

Conclusion

I hope you love this recipe. If you made it, leave a comment below and let me know what you thought. I'd love to hear from you.

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Cinnamon Orange Dressing (AIP, Paleo, GF, Vegan Option)

Arika | FoodCourage
This sweet, tangy, orange cinnamon dressing is great for switching up your salad routine. It's very easy to make and only takes about 5 minutes. 
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course condiment, sauce
Cuisine American
Servings 10 servings
Calories 70 kcal

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • Mix ingredients together and enjoy!

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Cinnamon Orange Dressing (AIP, Paleo, GF, Vegan Option)
Serving Size
 
2 tbsp
Amount per Serving
Calories
70
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
5
g
8
%
Saturated Fat
 
1
g
6
%
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
1
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
4
g
Sodium
 
117
mg
5
%
Potassium
 
23
mg
1
%
Carbohydrates
 
6
g
2
%
Fiber
 
1
g
4
%
Sugar
 
5
g
6
%
Protein
 
1
g
2
%
Vitamin A
 
13
IU
0
%
Vitamin C
 
3
mg
4
%
Calcium
 
4
mg
0
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword dip, dipping sauce, dressing, easy, honey, orange, sauce, vinaigrette
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2 thoughts on “Super Easy Orange Cinnamon Dressing (AIP, Paleo, GF, Vegan Option)”

  • 5 stars
    I absolutely love the refreshing taste this dressing gives my salads. It’s a nice switch from balsamic vinaigrette. I think I even like it better after it’s been in the fridge. I just shake up the bottle and it’s a nice creamy consistency. I have made it with both the honey and the maple syrup (as I ran out of honey with the first batch) and both taste equally great!
    Thank you so much!

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