Archive for the ‘Dressings’ Category

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No-Oil Oil

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

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Pomegranate Vinaigrette

Easy and delicious! Submitted by S. Ann Andrews.

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Vegan Ranch Dressing

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

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Tofu Island Dressing

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

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Rodeo Ranch Dressing

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

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Roasted Red Pepper Dressing

1 red bell pepper
1/3 cup balsamic vinegar…

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Rhonda’s No-Oil Salad Dressing (raw)

1 cup raw almonds
1 cup distilled water…

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Orange Asian-Style Dressing

It’s yummy! Trust me….

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Oil-Free Italian Dressing

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

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Fat Free Italian Dressing

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

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“Honey” Lime Cilantro Salad Dressing

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Green Goddess Dressing or Dip

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

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