I get it - mayonnaise isn’t exactly considered a ‘health food.’ But with the proliferation of paleo and whole-30 type diets, things are definitely starting to change. Nothing new for mayo; this often-misunderstood condiment used to be a kitchen staple and was always homemade. While it’s a simple formula of eggs, oil, and lemon juice (see my easy recipe HERE) – pretty innocent foods, depending on the source – it is a high-fat food. One tablespoon contains around 10 grams of fat.
The good news? As mentioned previously, I recommend that you make mayonnaise at home – with avocado oil, olive oil, or even bacon grease – you can make those 10 grams of fat count by making sure they are ‘good’ fats.
So, now that I’ve convinced you about the virtues of making your own mayo, what to do with all of that homemade goodness? Here are some ideas..Read More