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Aunt Jan's Everyday Mayonnaise

Updated: Dec 17, 2020

If you're looking for a healthy alternative to mayo, look no further. This low-iodine version is an excellent addition to your pantry. (Contributed by Christina B. of Maryland.)

Why settle for store-bought mayonnaise when you can make a healthier, tastier option from the comfort of home? Once you try this masterful mayo recipe, you'll never look back.

In Christina's own words:

"This was my Aunt Jan's recipe that she used for years with her kids. She would make a batch and put it in a store-bought mayonnaise jar and her kids never knew the difference."


  • 2 egg whites (or 1 egg if off the low-iodine diet)

  • 1 teaspoon dried mustard

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon sugar (optional)

  • 1/4 cup oil

  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice

  • Additional 1/2 cup oil

  • Shake of curry, turmeric, or paprika if desired to add additional flavor


  1. Place egg whites, mustard, salt, sugar, and oil in a blender; cover and mix

  2. Keep blender running; remove cap

  3. Add lemon juice slowly

  4. Next, add 1/2 cup of oil very slowly (one tablespoon at a time) and stop when mayo is at desired consistency (should be thick)


We hope you enjoy! Please "like" this recipe below and let us know how yours turned out. Share photos and videos of your culinary creations with the thyroid cancer community by including the hashtag #TruthAboutTC on your social media posts!

Talk to your doctor before making any dietary or lifestyle changes and if these recipes are healthy choices for you.

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