How to Make Healthy Salad Dressings That Actually Taste Good

When people start trying to eat in a more healthy way, they often start loading up on the salads. That instinct is pretty good – it’s always important to get more green veggies! – but salads do have a hidden cost. You know what we’re talking about— the dressing! While we love dressings for the way they can add flavor to our greens, we don’t love the extra fat and calories they can mean. Thankfully, there are plenty of ways to make those salad dressings healthier without losing any taste. Check out THREE recipes from ULIVE.

You’ll Need

Sesame Orange Dressing
–1/4 cup fresh orange juice
–1/4 cup seasoned rice vinegar
–1 teaspoon fresh ginger, peeled and grated
–1 teaspoon Asian sesame oil
–1 teaspoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
–1/4 teaspoon freshly-grated orange peel
Creamy Chive Dressing
–1/3 cup nonfat Greek yogurt
–2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
–2 tablespoons 1-percent milk
–2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
–1 tablespoon low-fat mayonnaise dressing
–1/4 teaspoon salt
–1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
Tomato Basil Dressing
–1/2 cup tomato-vegetable juice
–1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil leaves
–1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
–1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
–1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
–1/2 teaspoon sugar
–1/4 teaspoon salt
–1/8 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper

Yum! I can’t wait to whip up that tomato basil dressing. Which one do you want to try first? Click the links above to visit the Cooking Channel and grab your printable copies of each recipe, then tell us what you think!