Try this refreshingly tart dressing as a bottom layer in a jarred salad!  


  • 1 cup fresh or frozen raspberries
  • ½ cup apple juice concentrate
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch dissolved in ½ cup water
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons agave nectar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1½ teaspoons basil, finely chopped


  • Heat berries and strain through a sieve to remove seeds. Pour juice into a saucepan with remaining ingredients and stir while bringing to a boil.
  • Chill in the fridge before serving--about 1 hour.

Ready in about 10 minutes
Makes 1½ cups

About the Author

Sarah Jung

Sarah Jung is the associate director of Life and Health Network but wears a plethora of hats as editor, communications director, and sometimes photographer. Unrelated to Life and Health, Sarah is the country director and founding member of Oon Jai Foundation, a non-profit organization that seeks to empower people living in developing countries through friendship and working, learning, and mentoring side-by-side with the locals. In her spare time, Sarah likes to read, write, and find mountains to climb.

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