Everybody knows that the secret to a good salad lies in the dressing. If you’ve been struggling with finding the kind of salad that you could eat with joy, perhaps it’s time to consider a different dressing? We’re bringing you 13 salad dressings to help you stay on track with eating your greens and maintaining a healthy lifestyle!
1. Cilantro Lemon Vinaigrette
For a fresh dressing with a strong herbal flavor, pick this cilantro lemon vinaigrette by The Creative Bite. It’s the perfect choice if you want your salad to have a super refreshing flavor, not to mention all that vitamin C that you’ll be getting from the lemon!
2. Italian Dressings
One of the most famous dressings that people swear by is the classic Italian dressing. If you love to stick to tradition and already feel hooked on the Italian dressing you get in a restaurant, visit Five Heart Home to learn how you can enjoy it even when you’re at home!
3. Greek Yoghurt Ranch Dressing
Creamy dressings are the best! They give a really good texture to the salad and the more you enjoy the dressing, the more likely you are to keep up with your salad habit! Running in a Skirt shares a recipe for a refreshing greek yoghurt ranch dressing!
4. Strawberry Poppyseed Dressing
The great thing about salads is that you can mix almost anything into them and it’s totally going to work. A lot of people adore eating fruit in their salads, so if you’ve never tried this before we highly recommend it! Here’s a strawberry poppyseed dressing by Popculture to go along with it!
5. Honey Mustard Vinaigrette
There’s something so intriguing about contrasting flavors. Even though they taste completely different, when paired together they create the most interesting and tasty combination. Mississippi Kitchen will show you how honey and mustard work together in a vinaigrette!
6. Onion Poppyseed Dressing
Poppyseed are a great special touch to any salad dressing because they give it a super unique flavor that can’t be found in regular vinaigrettes. My Sequined Life shares a recipe for a delicious onion poppyseed dressing that is going to revolutionize your salad routine.
7. Creamy Garlic Dill Dressings
Despite the fact that it gives you a funky breath, garlic is very healthy and should always be a welcome ingredient in your culinary creations. If you have a soft spot for it, you can create a creamy garlic dill dressing and bring to life a powerful fusion of flavors! Find the recipe at Butter for All.
8. Avocado Dressing
Avocado definitely has a very big fandom and once you go down the avocado rabbit hole, you never come back up! One of its greatest traits, aside from all the healthy fats, is how creamy it becomes once you blend it. It’s the perfect ingredient for a filling salad dressing and you can get the recipe at The Kitchen Girl!
9. Caesar Dressing
Here’s another classy dressing that is known and loved by many! There are plenty Caesar dressings on the market, but no store-bought dressing can compare to one that is made in your own kitchen with fresh ingredients. Choose health over comfort and get the recipe at Add a Pinch!
10. Roasted Red Pepper Dressing
Turning a roasted red pepper into a salad dressings is one of the most brilliant ideas we’ve encountered so far, because it’s so unexpected and obvious at the same time. Roasted peppers have a sweet and creamy flavor, one that goes wonderfully with a big bowl of salad! Find out the details at Letty’s Kitchen.
11. Mango Salad Dressing
We’ve already advocated for putting fruit in your salads, in order to make them healthier and much less boring! This mango dressing by Salt & Lavender should definitely come in handy if you’re looking for recipes that could make your salad habits more versatile and delicious!
12. Asian Salad Dressing
On the evenings when you’re desperately craving Asian food but you know a salad might be a better choice, you can bring together the best of both worlds by making a salad dressing that’s full of classic Asian flavors! You can find the recipe at Milo & Oats.
13. Lemon Salad Dressing
The Endless Meal shares a recipe for a lemon salad dressing that is super refreshing and is going to give your salad an extra boost of health! If creamy dressings with a lot of ingredients aren’t your thing, this recipe only calls for five basic ingredients and is lighter on the stomach!