Citrus Orange Yogurt Dressing

This creamy dressing is chock-full of monounsaturated fats to deliver a powerful cognitive punch. Try it over a spinach salad with bacon and wedges of apple, or a mild Boston or Bibb lettuce salad.

Citrus Orange Yogurt Dressing

Prep time: 5 minutes

Makes ¾ cup (175 ml)


½ cup (125 ml) plain yogurt

2 tbsp (30 ml) peanut oil

½ tsp (2 ml) salt

1 garlic clove, minced

1 orange

1 tsp (5 ml) liquid honey

3 tbsp (45 ml) peanuts, preferably honey roasted, coarsely chopped

2 tbsp (30 ml) fresh chives, finely snipped black pepper, to taste


In a bowl, whisk yogurt with oil, salt and garlic. Finely grate ½ tsp (2 mL) of peel from orange then squeeze out 2 tbsp (30 mL) juice. Add to yogurt mixture along with honey, peanuts, chives and pepper. Stir until combined.

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