10 Amazing Salad Dressings

Introducing vegetables and micronutrients into your diet are so important, as they are packed with nutrients, a lot of good fibre and very few calories!  Plus, many vegetables act as a prebiotic, which means that they create a good environment for the probiotics or good bacteria to grow in.

The 10 Salad Dressing Recipes below will liven up any salad – choose the one you prefer, or work through the list and experiment on which flavours you or your family prefer.  A dressing can really push your salad to the next level and transform your lunch or dinner into something quite spectacular!

When it comes to Salad Dressing, one should always keep the 5 senses of taste in mind:

  • Sweet
  • Sour
  • Bitter
  • Salty
  • Umami

 

If you incorporate these five flavours, you will create the perfect dressing.

Go and experiment and leave feedback on which is your favourite dressing in the comments!

 

 

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Honey Lime Dressing

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup Lime Juice freshly squeezed
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil organic, extra virgin
  • 2 tbsp Honey raw
  • Salt and Pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl and whisk together

  2. Pour over your salad or vegetables and toss before serving

 

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Greek Vinaigrette

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup Olive Oil organic, extra virgin
  • 3 tbsp Red Wine Vinegar
  • 1 clove Garlic minced
  • 1/2 tsp Oregano dried
  • 1/2 block Feta Cheese crumbled
  • Salt and Pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl and whisk together

  2. Pour over your salad or vegetables and toss before serving

 

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Balsamic Vinaigrette

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup Olive Oil organic, extra virgin
  • 3 tbsp Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1 tsp Mustard dijon
  • 1/2 clove Garlic minced
  • Salt and Pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl and whisk together

  2. Pour over your salad or vegetables and toss before serving

 

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Red Wine Vinaigrette

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup Olive Oil organic, extra virgin
  • 3 tbsp Red Wine Vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard Dijon
  • 1/2 clove Garlic minced
  • Salt and Pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl and whisk together

  2. Pour over your salad or vegetables and toss before serving

 

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Maple Balsamic Dressing

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup Olive Oil extra virgin
  • 3 tbsp Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Maple Syrup organic
  • 1 tsp Mustard dijon
  • Salt and Pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl and whisk together

  2. Pour over your salad or vegetables and toss before serving

 

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Lemon Honey Yogurt Dressing

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup Yogurt plain
  • 2 tbsp Lemon Juice freshly squeezed
  • 1/4 tsp Lemon zest
  • 1 tbsp Honey raw
  • Salt and Pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl and whisk

  2. Pour over your salad or vegetables and toss before serving.

 

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Asian Ginger Dressing

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup Olive Oil Organic, extra virgin
  • 2 tbsp Rice Wine Vinegar
  • 2 tsp Soy Sauce Kikkoman gluten free or Tamari
  • 1 tsp Honey Raw
  • 1/2 clove Garlic Minced
  • 1/2 tsp Ginger Grated

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl and whisk together.

  2. Pour over your salad or vegetables and toss before serving

 

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Raspberry Vinaigrette

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup Olive Oil Organic, extra virgin
  • 2 tbsp Raspberry or Red Wine Vinegar
  • 2 tbsp Raspberry Puree push raspberries through a mesh sieve with a wooden spoon
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice freshly squeezed
  • 1 tsp Honey raw
  • Salt and Pepper

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl and whisk together

  2. Pour dressing over your salad or vegetables and toss just before serving

 

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Blue Cheese Dressing

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup Yogurt plain
  • 2 tbsp Mayonnaise home made if possible
  • 2 tbsp Blue Cheese crumbled
  • 1/4 tsp Worcestershire Sauce
  • Salt and Pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl and gently combine so that the cheese doesn't become too runny.

  2. Pour over your salad or vegetables and toss before serving.

 

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Ranch Dressing

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup Yogurt plain
  • 3 tbsp Buttermilk
  • 1 tsp Apple Cider Vinegar braggs
  • 1/2 tsp Parsley dried
  • 1/2 tsp Dill dried
  • 1/4 tsp Garlic Powder
  • Salt and Pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix with a whisk

  2. Pour over your salad or vegetables, toss and serve

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