Raspberry Basil Dressing

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


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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
teaspoons basil, finely chopped


  1. 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.
  2. Chill in the fridge before serving--about 1 hour.

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Serving Size: 1½ cups
Sarah Jung
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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