Store-bought dressings come with preservatives, sodium, added sugar, saturated fat, and extra calories. You don’t need all of that when you can get the same healthy and delicious flavor at home. Enjoy these 30 healthy homemade salad dressing recipes…Article Image From: WhereYouGetYourProtein
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1. Red Wine Vinaigrette
This is the EASIEST salad dressing to make-bar none. 5 pantry staples and you have a delicious, healthy red wine vinaigrette recipe for salads and sandwiches.
2. Homemade French & Catalina Salad Dressings
Jazz up your favorite salad with a homemade, sweet-and-tangy dressing, in both French and Catalina varieties!
3. Honey Mustard
Honey Mustard is easy to make and uses ingredients you probably already have on hand. It’s great as a dipping sauce or sandwich spread, and you can use it in salad dressings as well!
4. Easy Caesar Dressing
Easy Caesar Dressing is creamy and delicious! A restaurant-style Caesar salad dressing made at home!
5. Citrus Vinaigrette with Thyme
This flavor-packed, Whole30-compliant Citrus Vinaigrette with Thyme comes together in minutes and is far healthier AND cheaper than store-bought dressings.
6. Maple-Balsamic Vinaigrette
Maple-Balsamic Vinaigrette – A classic vinaigrette salad dressing made with maple syrup and dijon mustard. It’s wonderful on salads, pastas, and works great as a marinade for meats.
7. Olive Garden Salad Dressing
If you’ve never eaten at an Olive Garden, be sure to put it on your bucket list. Most folks like to go there for the salad and breadsticks alone. So I’m gonna say that even if you don’t think this dressing tastes exactly like the one at Olive Garden, I think you’re still gonna really like the way it tastes.
8. Avocado Lime Salad Dressing
This homemade Avocado Lime Salad Dressing is perfect for dipping veggies in or drizzling over your fresh salads. It is easy to make from ingredients you have in your fridge and pantry.
9. The Best Homemade Ranch Dressing
Only a handful of ingredients + 1 minute is all you need to make your own homemade ranch dressing. Use it over salads, as a dip, or in any recipe that calls for ranch dressing! This stuff is so easy & delicious!
10. Creamy BBQ Ranch Dressing
Vegan BBQ Ranch Dressing –A creamy dreamy dressing worth slathering on everything from salads to tacos & burritos! This healthy dressing is vegan, oil-free and gluten-free! It also has a nut-free option to make it 100% allergy friendly.
11. Blueberry Balsamic Vinaigrette
Ripe, plump, and sweet blueberries blended with just the right amount of extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar to make a most delightful summer dressing. You’ll want this Blueberry Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe on every salad this summer!
12. Honey Dijon Vinaigrette
I love homemade salad dressings. They are just so easy to make and you can adjust them to taste JUST how you want them to. You not only save money by making them at home but you also save yourself from consuming all those added ingredients that come in store-bought dressings.
13. Honey Jalapeno Dressing
This Honey-Jalapeno Dressing is sweet, creamy, and spicy! Not to mention it can be made in less than 5 minutes!
14. Light, Creamy Taco Salad Dressing
Have you ever been to a restaurant and they add a drizzle of sour cream over your enchiladas or taco? This Light ~ Creamy Taco Salad Dressing is not just for salad. Try adding a drizzle of it to your enchiladas or tacos too!
15. Homemade French Dressing
Creamy French Salad Dressing is my all time favorite dressing, yet when I moved to Australia, they didn’t sell it here! The Aussie version of French dressing is an oil and vinegar variety, and I couldn’t eat it and end up throwing it away. It was just completely different from what I was expecting.
16. Outback Steakhouse Copycat Ranch Dressing
Every year I budget how much I am going to spend during the holidays and like every year I kinda go over board — which means not eating out for about 1 month
I have been craving some of Outback Steakhouse Ranch Salad Dressing so I thought it would be fun to try and make it myself
17. Sweet Onion & Citrus Dressing
Have you ever had one of those weeks where you just want to crawl up into a ball and ignore the world? Maybe just pretend that the outside world does not even exist? I just had one of those weeks, and I am trying very hard to move forward and figure things out… starting with this delicious Sweet Onion and Citrus Dressing…..
18. Lemon Dill Dressing
With bright, fresh flavor, this Lemon Dill Dressing is super easy to throw together and is delicious on greens and veggies as well as chicken, fish, and shrimp!
19. Raspberry Vinaigrette
Raspberry Vinaigrette Salad Dressing – Easy seasonal fresh berry dressing recipe is made with real wholesome, healthy ingredients. It’s clean and refined sugar-free. Perfect for topping your favorite salad greens or spinach.
20. Cilantro Lemon Vinaigrette
Cilantro Lemon Vinaigrette is a healthy homemade dressing with fresh cilantro, lemon juice, garlic, honey and champagne vinegar for a perfect salad dressing or fantastic marinade for meat.
21. Chipotle Lime Ranch
Chipotle cilantro lime ranch dressing is smoky, tangy, and as spicy as you want it to be! This dressing is the ultimate topping for salads, tacos, wraps, or even for dipping chicken strips.
22. Italian Salad Dressing
Italian salad dressing is one of the most versatile dressings made up of 3/4 part oil and 1/4 part vinegar and then seasoned to your liking with Italian herbs.
23. Lemon Basil Vinaigrette
This Lemon Basil Vinaigrette is at the top of my short list of favorite salad dressings. This simple dressing uses fresh tender basil leaves, garlic, parmesan cheese, a wee bit of Dijon mustard, lemon juice, and extra-virgin olive oil. It’s quick and easy, fresh and delicious, and it’s perfect for your favorite salad fix-ins.
24. The Best Greek Salad Dressing
Best Greek Salad Dressing & Greek Salad is a perfect combination for a light lunch, or as a side during family dinner. Tangy lemon and herbs mixed with vinegar, oil, and sweet honey mustard drizzled on top of a bed of greens with feta, tomato, onion, and kalamata olives. I like to make a big bowl of this on Sunday and eat it all week!
25. Chipotle Honey Vinaigrette
I love Chipotle’s Chipotle Honey Vinaigrette so I came up with this copycat version by fiddling around with the ingredients listed on the Chipotle website. It tastes almost identical to the original and is delicious over romaine lettuce, beans, corn, avocado, grilled meats or any combination.
26. Greek Vinaigrette
Whip up this easy homemade Greek Vinaigrette in just minutes for authentic Greek flavor with most ingredients found in your pantry. With just the right hint of lemon and garlic this vinaigrette comes together in 5 minutes in a mason jar (if you have one) or any container with a lid. It will leave you craving more salad!!
27. 6-Ingredient Creamy Avocado Lime Dressing
Well, in my effort to get that guacamole flavor without eating a whole bag of chips…. I turned that classic guac flavor into a salad dressing! My Creamy Avocado Lime Dressing that is simply inspired by this dream team combination.
28. The Best Balsamic Vinaigrette
Today’s dressing, The Best Balsamic Vinaigrette, is a recipe I’ve tweaked over the years to be perfectly tangy-sweet and silky in texture.
The tantalizing flavor is based on good quality aged balsamic vinegar, extra virgin olive oil, honey, a touch of dijon mustard, and herbs.
29. Better Than Olive Garden Italian Dressing
Zippy, zesty Homemade Italian Dressing is delicious on salads and makes an excellent marinade…plus it’s all-natural and easy to make!
30. Apple Cider Vinegar Salad Dressing
Why make your own salad dressing? Many store-bought dressings are loaded with processed ingredients, preservatives and sugar so making your own dressing is much healthier. Plus, it’s cheaper! And once you get started making your own you’ll figure out what ratios you like best and it becomes so easy to whip up different variations.