How To Make Low Calorie Mayonnaise At Home

In this post, you will learn how to make low-calorie mayonnaise at home using very few ingredients. You can use this mayonnaise as your salad dressing, as a bread spread, and even have it along with your snacks. This mayonnaise recipe is healthy and very easy to make!

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How To Make Low Calorie Mayonnaise At Home


How To Make Low-Calorie Mayonnaise At Home

One tablespoon of the following low-calorie homemade mayonnaise recipe consists of only 88 calories so don’t be afraid to add it to your salads or use it as a sandwich spread daily. You can also use avocado oil or macadamia oil as substitutes if you like.

Ingredients for 3 servings

  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 5 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon of fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon of organic apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon of Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt to taste


Set all of your ingredients aside until they reach room temperature. Separate your egg white from your egg yolk and set it aside as well. Put the egg yolk into a bowl along with the Dijon mustard and 1 tablespoon of vinegar. Mix it until it is combined very well.

Get a hand whisk ready and begin pouring in your oil, make sure to add your oil in little by little while whisking. I highly recommend an electric hand whisker to prepare this recipe for better results. Make sure to continue whisking the mixture until you get a mayonnaise consistency.

Next, add in the lemon juice, salt, and the rest of your vinegar and continue whisking, if the mixture is too thick, you can add in a few drops of water or oil. Note: Your mayonnaise might become a little yellow in color. Store your mayonnaise in a well-sealed container and keep it in the fridge for up to a week.

Homemade Mayonnaise Nutrition Facts

Each serving of this homemade mayonnaise contains 88 calories, 12% fat, 8% saturated fat, 23% cholesterol, 1 gram of protein, 30% vitamin D, 1% calcium, and 1% iron. The percentages are based on a 2000-calorie diet.

Is Homemade Mayonnaise Good For Weight Loss?

Depending on your ingredients and how much you consume, homemade mayonnaise is okay to consume when dieting. Spreading a tablespoon of this mayonnaise will not stop you from losing weight, just make sure to steer clear of store-bought mayonnaise when dieting.

Is It Ok To Eat Mayonnaise While Dieting?

Yes, it is okay to eat mayonnaise while dieting but make sure to make your own mayonnaise because then, you know exactly what’s going in there. You also want to refrain from eating too much because the olive oil used to make homemade mayonnaise has a lot of calories.

Does Mayonnaise Increase Belly Fat?

Yes, mayonnaise increases belly fat and overall body fat because of all the high-calorie ingredients used to make it. It also contains sodium which makes your body store water. However, making a low-calorie version can help reduce your calorie intake.


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