Archive for the ‘Dressings’ Category

No-Oil Oil

Use this simple recipe in place of oil in salad dressings.

Pomegranate Vinaigrette

Easy and delicious! Submitted by S. Ann Andrews.

Vegan Ranch Dressing

This ranch dressing uses silken tofu instead of mayo for a low-fat version that will add creaminess to any salad.

Tofu Island Dressing

1 12.3 ounce package firm lite silken tofu
1/3 cup water…

Rodeo Ranch Dressing

1 cup vegan mayonnaise
1/2 tsp. garlic powder…

Roasted Red Pepper Dressing

1 red bell pepper
1/3 cup balsamic vinegar…

Rhonda’s No-Oil Salad Dressing (raw)

1 cup raw almonds
1 cup distilled water…

Orange Asian-Style Dressing

It’s yummy! Trust me….

Oil-Free Italian Dressing

1 cup cold water or light vegetarian broth
2 tsp cornstarch…

Fat Free Italian Dressing

1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
2 Tbsp. frozen apple juice concentrate…

“Honey” Lime Cilantro Salad Dressing

This dressing is great on a grain-based salad as well – such as quinoa with vegetables.

Diane’s Creamy Tahini/Herb Salad Dressing

I must admit that salad dressing is my big “frustration” with this program. I have come up with one salad dressing that I really do like … it’s “creamy” and just “rich” enough to satisfy, plus it’s a welcome change from vinegar.

Raspberry Vinaigrette Dressing

I’ve discovered that I really like raspberry dressing, but most of the fatfree ones in the grocery store have too much sugar. I found this recipe and have been experimenting with cutting down on the calories by decreasing the apple juice concentrate.

Gingery Vinaigrette

This is my lower-fat, vegan version of Annie’s Gingerly Vinaigrette (which contains honey). I’ve used ground flax seeds to thicken it–as well as add essential Omega 3’s.

Green Goddess Dressing or Dip

Good on salad, avocado or jacket potatoes. You may want to add seasonings to taste.

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