Salad Dressing DIY: Guilt-Free Delicious-ness

Salad Dressing DIY: Guilt-Free Delicious-ness

Salads are essentially healthy recipes, but they can nutritionally go south with the wrong dressing. An ideal salad dressing should not alter the robust nutritional profile of a well-composed salad but instead enhance it.

Salad Dressing Choices

Here are some choices to try so you can keep eating those salads in abundance. Regardless of the recipe, prepare all ingredient combinations and place them into a blender. Mix them until you get a smooth blend of all the elements. Have a nice jar or container to keep your homemade salad dressings. All these recipes are either low sugar or sugar-free.

Salad Dressing DIY: Guilt-Free Delicious-ness
Salad Dressing DIY: Guilt-Free Delicious-ness

Tangy Apple Cider Vinegar Salad Dressing


  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • One tablespoon minced garlic
  • One teaspoon sea salt

Lime and Cilantro Salad Dressing Magic


  • 2 limes (extracted juice)
  • 2 tbsp fresh chopped cilantro
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp maple syrup
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground pepper

Hip Honey Mustard


  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • Fresh lemon (extracted juice)
  • One tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • Ground pepper

Creamy Dreamy Greek Salad Dressing


  • 1/2 cup non-fat Greek yogurt
  • One tbsp Dijon mustard
  • One tsp lemon juice
  • One tbsp white wine vinegar
  • One tsp minced garlic
  • 2 tsp fresh dill
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
Salad Dressing DIY: Guilt-Free Delicious-ness
Salad Dressing DIY: Guilt-Free Delicious-ness

Heavenly Buttermilk Salad Dressing


  • One cup low-fat buttermilk
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons fresh dill
  • One tablespoon fresh chives
  • One tablespoon white vinegar
  • 1/2 cup plain non-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1/3 cup light mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • Black pepper, to taste
  • Salt, to taste

Importance Of Decorating The Salad

  • Dressing the salad helps improve the taste and appearance of the salad. We all know, what looks good attracts more. So, it is necessary to decorate your salad with various garnishes to attract people. But deep down under, we can also have the satisfaction that the dressing will not only attract people but also improve the taste, which will compel the people to eat it again and again.
  • Salad garnishings also help digestion. Apple Cider Vinegar comes handy in digestive issues and so does yogurt. Adding these to your salad will help you improve your digestive system. Besides, if your digestive system works properly and if your guts are clear, you can see a reduced waistline due to all the healthy eating.
  • The ingredients of salad dressing increase the food value. A salad is extremely healthy in itself, and when you garnish your salad with the above-mentioned recipes, you are automatically increasing the food value. If you notice properly, none of the items mentioned above are harmful to your health or do not have the chances of being proven harmful in the long run. So, when you add healthy on top of healthy, you are doing extremely good for yourself.


Preparing your salad can be both fun and a culinary adventure. You are also guaranteed a healthier preparation than store-bought dressing. Enjoy your salads with these and other healthy salad dressing recipes that you can make right, at home.

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