This Vegan Strawberry Vinaigrette is a vitamin C-rich salad dressing that is so addictively delicious.  It is naturally creamy, sweet and slightly tart and pairs wonderfully with summer salads.  It couldn’t be easier to make – simply combine everything together in your blender and pour over your favorite greens.  This dressing is dairy-free, egg-free, gluten-free, nut-free, refined sugar-free and kid-friendly.  

Easy Creamy Vegan Strawberry Vinaigrette

Vegan Strawberry Vinaigrette

This Vegan Strawberry Vinaigrette dressing does not even compare to store-bought dressings and once you try it you will never go back!  It is ultra-creamy from the blended strawberries and olive oil.  You would think it contains dairy or cashews to make it creamy but it doesn’t even need to.  It is naturally thick and creamy with just five simple ingredients and a pinch of salt!  It uses all pantry ingredients (olive oil, mustard, maple syrup, vinegar and salt) and fresh in-season strawberries. 

Strawberries

Strawberries are high in vitamin C and a great source of folate.  I love them in this recipe because they bring a slight sweetness that isn’t overwhelming.  To find the best strawberries, smell your package of strawberries before buying.  If they smell sweet they will taste sweet.  If they don’t, then find a new package.  Sweet strawberries make a huge difference in this recipe.  You also want to look for shiny strawberries that are firm (not mushy) with a bright red color (not yellow or white).  The caps should be fresh looking, green (not brown) a