This vinaigrette recipe replaces honey with maple syrup. The result is a delicious vinaigrette that is great not only over greens, but also grains and other vegetables.
1/3 cup Dijon mustard
¼ cup grade B maple syrup
1/3 cup rice vinegar
2/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
salt & pepper
Mix together the Dijon, syrup and vinegar
Slowly pour in the olive oil and whisk
Season with salt and pepper to taste
Use a flavored vinegar in place of the rice vinegar.
For poppy seed dressing use fresh lemon juice in place of half of the rice vinegar and add ½ tsp. poppy seeds
Use 1/3 cup agave nectar in place of the maple syrup