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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.

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.

Garam-Masala (Indian Curry Spice Mix)

4 tsp. Ground coriander
1 tsp. Pepper…

Dipping Sauce

1 T tamari soy sauce
1 teas dark sesame oil…

Creamy Thai Dip

¼ cup creamy peanut butter
¼ cup firmly packed brown sugar…

Bakon Bits

1/2 cup TVP granules
1 tablespoon liquid smoke flavoring — (1 to 2 tablespoons)…

Alfredo Sauce

This is the sauce used in my Pasta Primavera recipe. In addition to being great with pasta, it makes a delicious sauce for steamed vegetables or baked potatoes–or both! –SusanV

Watermelon Salad

4 cups seeded and peeled watermelon — 1/2-inch cubes
1/2 cup diced red onion…

Tomato and Onion Salad with Tahini Dressing

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

Tomato and Squash Salad

This is a great way to use up zucchini if your garden provides a little too much in the summer months!

Three Bean Salad

1 can green beans, drained, 16 oz.
1 can wax beans, drained, 16 oz….

Thai Hot and Sour Salad With Crispy Tofu

8 ounces baked tofu
Dressing:…

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