Archive for the ‘Dressings’ Category

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Tomato and Onion Salad with Tahini Dressing

1 medium red or white onion, peeled and diced
[salt] and pepper to taste…

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Vegan Mayo

This is the one I teach at McDougall program and use all the time -great for potato salad with lots of dijon. Vit C makes it nice and tart – more like a sour cream than a mayo.

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ETL Salad Dressing

Today I whipped together ingredients that were in my fridge to create a filling vegan salad dressing and I really liked the results!

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Creamy Roasted Garlic Dressing

Dressing will last for up to one week in a tightly sealed jar in the refrigerator.

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Mayo/Sour Creme

This recipe was adapted from “Tofu Cookery” by Louise Hagler. The oil has been omitted from an otherwise wonderful recipe and the quantity of tofu changed for convenience.

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Easy Creamy Salad Dressing

I like creamy salad dressings that seem full of fat so since we can’t have that “fat” (nasty word)–here is my salad dressing:

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Melty Pizza Cheese

I love this recipe. I follow the variation at the bottom to make a cheddar “cheese sauce” and pour it over baked potatoes topped with broccoli for a great no-fat meal. Another thing I do is make a nacho cheese dip by following the variation, but instead of using non-dairy milk, I use Rotel spicy tomatoes. Goes great with baked tortilla chips!

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Bryanna’s Homemade Vegan Chicken-Style Broth Powder

An easy recipe for making your own practically instant broth.

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Creamy Coleslaw Dressing

1/2 cup fatfree vegan mayo (Nayonnaise or homemade)
1 Tbs. cider vinegar…

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Eden Oil Substitute

This recipe is for an oil substitute for use in salad dressings. The thing I miss about oil in my salad dressings is the “mouth feel”, or the texture. This is not perfect and doesn’t always do the trick, but I love using this to cut the fat in some of my favorite dressings. This recipe is from “The High Road to Health” by Lindsay Wagner. (Remember that old book?)

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Italian Salad Dressing

Tastes just like regular italian salad dressing.

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Oil-Free Balsamic Vinaigrette

1 1/4 t. salt
1/4 t. dry mustard…

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Spicy Chipotle Dressing

1 Package Silken-style FirmTofu (in aseptic packaging, such as Mori-Nu)
3 individual chipotles in adobo (beware: these are very spicy! use fewer if less heat is desired.)…

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Raw Fat-Free Dressing

2 stalks chopped celery
1 clove garlic…

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Easy Strawberry Jalapeño Dressing

Here’s quick, easy and very healthy salad dressing that I just invented today.

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