In the summer, I tend to eat a lot more salad, and I bet a lot of you do as well! Vegetables are cheaper, and if you grow you own food, it seems almost a crime to ruin the taste by cooking it!
Store-bought dressings are full of chemicals and unhealthy ingredients. You can improve your health and use stockpile ingredients when making the following 10 salad dressings. Your new favorite dressing might just be listed below!
10 Healthy and Delicious Salad Dressings from Across the Web
DIY Italian Salad Dressing – Untrained Housewife
This dressing is the perfect dressing to whip up as a last-minute addition to any salad. The flavor is tangy and delicious!
Magical No-Oil Vinaigrette – Plant Powered Kitchen
What if you want to dress your salad but don’t want to use oil? This no-oil dressing simply uses vinegar and applesauce as a base and contains no oil at all!
Lunch in the Garden Salad Dressing – Chin Deep
I love all the vegetables in this dressing. It’s almost like a salad in itself! If you have any leftover odds and ends from your own garden, throw them in this dressing as well.
Best Homemade Ranch Dressing and Dip – An Oregon Cottage
This amazing ranch dressing doesn’t even use a package flavor mix. Delicious and healthy!
3 Easy Probiotic Salad Dressings – Heavy on Wholesome
If you are looking for ways to improve your gut healthy, these three simple probiotic recipes will get you there! I like that all three use the same basic recipe base.
Homemade Cesar Salad Dressing – Beantown Baker
When I worked as a chef in a restaurant, we made our own Cesar dressing. It was delicious, but we used commercial mayonnaise. This recipe doesn’t even use that!
Blueberry Salad Dressing – Nosh My Way
I’m not as familiar with fruit-based dressings, but this blueberry dressing sounds amazing.
Shake-in-a-Jar Mediterranean Salad Dressing Recipe with Red Wine Vinegar, Lemon, and Sumac – Kalyn’s Kitchen
Greek dressing is one of my favorite dressing styles. This recipe has all of the right ingredients and flavors!
Homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette – My Whole Food Life
When I worked at the restaurant, we used to make our own balsamic dressing as well. Our recipe was simply a mix of olive oil, balsamic vinegar, and salt and pepper, but this recipe looks like it has a better dimension of flavor.
Clean Eating Honey Mustard Dressing – The Gracious Pantry
Honey mustard dressing is my weakness. I’m excited to try this version that doesn’t contain all the unhealthy ingredients that store-bought dressings contain!
Preparing Your Own Salad Dressings
In a quest to eat healthier and prepare for any occasion, making your own salad dressing is an excellent use of time and resources. Most of these recipes can be whipped up in seconds, and are a much healthier addition to your salad than store-bought versions.
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What are your favorite homemade salad dressings?