Healthy Honey Mustard Dressing

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This Healthy Honey Mustard Dressing comes compliments of my oldest son.

He recently had a taste of a restaurant version and asked if I would buy him some on our next grocery trip.

While I could have easily accomodated his request by just buying an organic store-bought version, my natural instinct was…”how about if I make you some”?

How hard could it be…honey and mustard, right?

So I played around a little with the ratios and came up with this super easy version of healthy honey mustard.

While I would have preferred to actually make the mustard from scratch (I will try that next time), the store bought version I bought (Whole Foods 365 Brand) was organic and had a very minimal, clean ingredient list:  organic apple cider vinegar, water, organic mustard seed, sea salt, organic spices.  Plus, I figured more of you would try out the recipe if you could just grab a container of organic, ready made mustard instead of making it from scratch.

Nevertheless, it’s still really good and much healthier than traditional store bought dressing.

Here are the ingredients in a store-bought dressing containing GMO soy, refined sugar, refined salt and dairy (highly likely with GMO dairy):


Kraft Honey Mustard Dressing




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 5 Fast Facts About Apple Cider Vinegar:*

  • anti-viral, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal
  • maintains proper pH balance in the body
  • regulates blood pressure
  • helps to reduce bad cholesterol
  • loaded with potassium
5 Fast Facts About Extra-Virgin Olive Oil:*
  • lowers blood cholesterol levels
  • rich in anti-oxidants
  • improves bone mineralization and calcification
  • excellent protection from heart attack and stroke
  • contains anti-inflammatory benefits

5 Fast Facts About Raw Honey:*

  • contains anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties
  • contains immune boosting anti-viral properties
  • super high in B vitamins: B1, B2, B3, B5 and B6
  • contains natural anti-oxidants that block free radicals
  • high in minerals magnesium and potassium


*These statements have not been evaluated by Food and Drug Administration.  This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.



Healthy Homemade Honey Mustard Dressing | The Healthy Family and Home


Healthy Homemade Honey Mustard Dressing | The Healthy Family and Home


Healthy Homemade Honey Mustard Dressing | The Healthy Family and Home


Healthy Homemade Honey Mustard Dressing | The Healthy Family and Home


Healthy Homemade Honey Mustard Dressing | The Healthy Family and Home


Tip #1:  While I would have loved to make this a 100% vegan dressing, you can’t really have a “honey mustard” dressing without honey.   To make it 100% vegan, you could try to substitute another liquid sweetener for the honey (maple syrup, coconut nectar, etc).

Tip #2:  This recipe will make approximately 2 – 4 servings, depending on how much dressing you like to use.


Healthy Honey Mustard Dressing (Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, No Refined Sugars) The Healthy Family and Home


  • 1/2 cup organic dijon mustard (gluten-free, if needed)
  • 1/4 cup organic raw honey
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil


Step 1 Put all ingredients into a medium size bowl and stir until completely combined and creamy.

Store in a glass container.




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    • Karielyn says

      Hi there! No, it’s correct :)

      I just started with the mustard amount as the base, kept adding the raw honey until I got it to the sweetness that I liked, then added a touch of olive oil to thin it a bit.

      And it will make several servings, depending on how much you like to use on your salads.

      Hope that helps and thanks for your question ;)

  1. Chuck says

    Hi Karielyn,

    A question: Did you intend to include Apple Cider Vinegar as an ingredient (you included it in the “Five Fast Facts” section)? Well, I included it (an amount equal to the honey), and loved it!

    • Karielyn says

      Hi there Chuck! I think I included it in the “5 Fast Facts” section because it was an ingredient in the 365 Brand Honey Mustard I used. I especially liked the extra amount you added in! I love the tangy-ness of it so that would have been perfect for me!

      Thanks for trying out the recipe and for letting me know you enjoyed it, I really appreciate it ;)

  2. Chuck says

    Ah, I see! Yes, I love that tanginess, too… but I’m going to have to try it without next time just to see what that’s like – I bet it’s creamier that way!
    I love the website – thanks for all you’re doing! :)

  3. David says

    I made dressing last night, equal parts of Dijon Mustard, Apple Cider Vinegar, E.V. Olive Oil, and Raw Honey. Love it.

    • Karielyn says

      Hi there David! I’m so glad to hear you enjoyed it and I love the variations you made, sounds delicious!

      Thanks so much for trying out the recipe and for taking the time to let me know you liked it…I really appreciate it ;)

  4. David says

    Tonight I will grill Chicken Tenders and place them on a lettuce leaf with some of the Honey Mustard and grilled Jalapeno’s. Maybe some caramelized onions.

    • Karielyn says

      Hi there David! Oh yum…I love the part about jalapenos! As much as I eat them, I’ve never grilled them. I bet there amazing ;)

  5. David says

    Slice the jalapeno pepper and place some chicken and a little honey mustard over the chicken, then wrap it in bacon using a tooth pick, either grill it or bake it. YUM

    • Karielyn says

      Hi David! Ahhh, I’d have to pass on the chicken and bacon part :) but I sure could go for the grilled jalapeno and will definitely give that a try! Thanks again ;)


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