How to Make Mayonnaise That’s Actually Real With Apple Cider Vinegar, Avocados And More

Because of its yummy taste, mayonnaise is a favourite food for a lot of people. It goes with almost everything and you can use it in a salad dressing or just include it in your meal. However, the mayonnaise which is sold on the market is hugely processed before it is ready for eating, which makes it extremely unhealthy. So, in today’s article, we are going to demonstrate everything you need to know about mayo and how to make your own healthier version of it.

Store mayonnaise content

We are going to take Hellmann’s Real Mayonnaise as an example for our demonstration so we can show you the real ingredients included in the processed mayo: sugar, vinegar, egg yolks, eggs, and soybean oil. This is a true GMO alert. Although GMO is prohibited for human nutrition, people still consume GMO products in their diet.

GMO dangers

GMO was introduced for the first time in 1996 at the moment when there was a rise of the chronic illnesses from 7 to 13 percent affecting U.S. citizens. Moreover, it leads to disorders in the immunity and organ failure. In addition, it causes infertility in both men and women and accelerates the ageing process.

Calories, Sodium, Fats, and Cholesterol

In 1 spoon of mayonnaise, there are approximately 90 calories, leading to weight gain problems. Only 1 tbsp. of mayonnaise has 90 mg of sodium, 5 mg of cholesterol, and 10 g of fat. And, weight gain and obesity cause strokes, artery blockages, and diabetes. But, in case you use natural ingredients for the preparation of the mayonnaise, it will be healthy. So, we present 10 recipes for mayonnaise that have the same taste and provide you with a lot of health benefits:

BASIC MAYONNAISE RECIPE:

Ingredients:

2 tbsp. of lemon juice

2 pastured egg yolk

1 cup avocado (or olive) oil

1tbsp. of water

Sea salt

Preparation:

In a blender, put the egg yolks and add the salt and the water. Blend until you the combination evens out. Slowly pour the oil while still blending. Then, when the mixture thickens, pour the lemon juice. Take a spoon in order to mix lightly.

If you wish to mix other ingredients of your mayo, take a look at the following 10 other recipes that you will find very helpful:

  1. Basic Homemade Mayo

Ingredients:

Mustard in powder

ACV

Eggs

Extra virgin olive oil

Sea salt

  1. Healthy Homemade Mayonnaise

Ingredients:

Mustard

Lemon juice or ACV

Egg yolks

Olive oil

Coconut oil

Pepper

Salt

  1. Egg-Free Avocado Mayo

Ingredients:

Garlic powder

Olive oil

Avocados

Lemon juice

Black pepper

Dijon mustard

Salt

  1. Paleo Miracle Mayo

Ingredients:

Dry mustard

Lime juice

Eggs

Sea salt

Honey

Black pepper

Olive (or avocado) oil

Optional: smoked paprika

  1. Truffle Mayonnaise

Ingredients:

Dijon mustard

Egg yolk

balsamic vinegar (white)

Walnut, macadamia, or avocado oil

Optional: Truffle oil

  1. Homemade Paleo Baconnaise

Ingredients:

Olive oil

Egg yolks

ACV

Bacon fat

Salt

Mustard

Lemon juice

  1. Duck Egg Mayonnaise

Ingredients:

Avocado or macadamia oil

Duck egg yolk

Salt

Dijon mustard

Lemon juice

  1. Roast Garlic Mayo

Ingredients:

Garlic

Egg yolks

wine white vinegar

Dijon mustard

Black pepper

Olive oil

Salt

Water

  1. Parmesan and Basil Mayonnaise

Ingredients:

basil leaves (fresh)

Egg yolk

Anchovy fillets

Dijon mustard

Parmesan cheese

Extra virgin olive oil

Garlic

Lemon juice

Olive oil

Water

Kosher salt

  1. Spicy Cashew Mayo

Ingredients:

Raw cashews

Sriracha sauce

Lemon juice

Sea salt

Dates

Water

There are various oils, spices, and natural additives that spice up the taste of the mayonnaise:

Curry powder

Fresh herbs, such as thyme, rosemary, tarragon, dill, or cilantro

Chopped nuts

Sun-dried tomatoes

Chili powder

Jalapeños

Capers

Sliced scallions

Minced ginger

Miso paste

horseradish

Storage:

Keep the mayonnaise in your refrigerator for up to 7 days.

Consumption: Include the mayo in numerous meals, such as pasta, salads, sandwiches, as a dip over meat, or as a dressing.

Be careful: the homemade mayonnaise is rich in calories which mean that if you want to preserve your fit figure, measure your amounts of mayo on a daily basis.

Source: Healthy Food House
Other included sources linked in Healthy Food House’s article:
familylifegoals.com
gmoinside.org
authoritynutrition.com
www.livestrong.com
responsibletechnology.org
Featured image sources:
familylifegoals.com
kitchenaid.com.au

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