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

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Mayonnaise is a favorite food for many people because of its yummy taste and it goes well with almost anything. You can use it as a salad addition or include it in your meal.

But, the mayonnaise found in the stores, goes a huge processing before it is ready for consumption, and this is the reason why it is considered as very unhealthy.

Today, we will tell you everything you need to know about mayonnaise and how to get a healthy and proper version of it.

Store mayonnaise content

In order to show you the true ingredients included in the processed mayonnaise, we will take Hellmann’s Real Mayonnaise as an example: vinegar, sugar, whole eggs and egg yolks, and soybean oil.

This is really a GMO alert! Even though GMO is not recommended for human nutrition, we still include such products in our diet!

GMO dangers

GMO was firstly introduced in 1996 when there was a rise from 7% to 13% of chronic illness affecting American citizens. GMO lead to immune system disorders and organ failure. Moreover, it can cause infertility in both sexes and can accelerate the aging process.

Calories, Fats, Sodium and Cholesterol

There are about 90 calories in an average mayonnaise spoon which leads to big problems with weight gain.

1 tablespoon of mayonnaise contains 5 mg of cholesterol, 90 milligrams of sodium, and 10 grams of fat. And, we all know that abnormal weight can or obesity can cause artery blockages, strokes, diabetes, and many heart disorders.

But, if you use natural ingredients when you prepare the mayonnaise, it can be very healthy.

We present you 10 mayonnaise recipes which have more health benefits, and will bring you the same taste:

For the beginners, we have a basic mayonnaise recipe you can all try at home:

Needed Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons of fresh lemon juice
  • 2 raw egg yolk, pastured
  • 1 cup avocado oil or light olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon of water
  • Sea salt

Method of Preparation:

Before preparing, make sure to keep all the ingredients in a room temperature. Put the egg yolks in a blender and add water and salt. You need to blend until you the mixture evens out.

While blending, slowly pour oil. Then, when you notice that the content of the mixture is thick, you need to pour lemon juice. Use a spoon to mix lightly.

While preparing this recipe you need to be very careful about salmonella because the uncooked yolks of the eggs can be a cause of it.

And if you want to mix your mayo with other ingredients, we present you 10 other recipes which can be of great help:

1. Basic Homemade Mayo

Needed Ingredients:

  • Powdered mustard
  • Apple cider vinegar
  • Eggs
  • Sea salt
  • Extra virgin olive oil

2. Healthy Homemade Mayonnaise

Needed Ingredients:

  • Mustard
  • Apple cider vinegar or lemon juice
  • Egg yolks
  • Coconut oil
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper

3. Egg-Free Avocado Mayo

Needed Ingredients:

  • Garlic powder
  • Avocados
  • Olive oil
  • Lemon juice
  • Dijon mustard
  • Black pepper
  • Salt

4. Paleo Miracle Mayo

Needed Ingredients:

  • Dry mustard
  • Eggs
  • Lime juice
  • Sea salt
  • Black pepper
  • Honey
  • Olive oil or avocado oil
  • Smoked paprika (optional)

5. Truffle Mayonnaise

Needed Ingredients:

  • Dijon mustard
  • White balsamic vinegar
  • Egg yolk
  • Macadamia, walnut or avocado oil
  • Truffle oil (optional)

6. Homemade Paleo Baconnaise

Needed Ingredients:

  • Egg yolks
  • Olive oil
  • Apple cider vinegar
  • Bacon fat
  • Mustard
  • Salt
  • Lemon juice

7. Duck Egg Mayonnaise

Needed Ingredients:

  • Macadamia or avocado oil
  • Duck egg yolk
  • Dijon mustard
  • Pinch of salt
  • Lemon juice

8. Roast Garlic Mayo

Needed Ingredients:

  • Egg yolks
  • Garlic
  • White wine vinegar
  • Dijon mustard
  • Olive oil
  • Black pepper
  • Salt
  • Water

9. Basil and Parmesan Mayonnaise

Needed Ingredients:

  • Egg yolk
  • Fresh basil leaves
  • Anchovy fillets
  • Parmesan cheese
  • Dijon mustard
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Lemon juice
  • Garlic
  • Olive oil
  • Kosher salt
  • Water

10. Spicy Cashew Mayo

Needed Ingredients:

  • Sriracha sauce
  • Raw cashews
  • Lemon juice
  • Dates
  • Sea salt
  • Water

Boosting the flavor

There are different spices, oils, and natural additives which can spice up the mayonnaise’s taste:

  • Curry powder
  • Chopped nuts
  • Fresh herbs like rosemary, thyme, tarragon, cilantro, or dill
  • Sun-dried tomatoes
  • Jalapeños
  • Chili powder
  • Capers
  • Minced ginger
  • Sliced scallions
  • Miso paste
  • Prepared horseradish

Consumption and storage

You should keep your mayonnaise in the fridge. It will be good for 1 week. You can include it in different meals including salads, pasta, sandwiches, over meat or for dressings and dips.

But, it is very important to know that the homemade mayonnaise is full of calories. So, in order to keep a fit figure, we recommend you to measure your everyday amounts of mayo.

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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