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Lemon Salad Dressing

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Lemon Salad Dressing
A simple lemon based sugar free salad dressing that will always taste great! No Kosher salt in the cupboard? Use regular salt to taste. The great thing about these dressings is that they can also be used on steamed vegetables, not just salads.

Makes 6 servings

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup fresh lemon juice
  • ½ cup mild extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • Black pepper powder to taste

Directions:

In a medium bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, salt and pepper. Stir just before serving.

Nutritional Information:

 Amount Per Serving – 2 Tablespoons  Calories: 176
 Total Fat 18.7g
Saturated Fat 0g
 Cholesterol 0g
 Sodium 160mg
 Total Carbohydrates  2.4g
 Dietary Fiber  0.2g
 Protein  0.2g

 

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Japanese Ginger Salad Dressing

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Japanese Ginger Salad Dressing
Ginger is one of those good for just about everything kind of spices. How can you go wrong with minced ginger as a big part of this salad? Okay, maybe try the Lite Soy Sauce instead to reduce the sodium levels. Beyond that, we’ve got garlic, ginger, mustard, olive oil, lemon juice…what’s not to like in this one? You’ve got to try it!

Makes 12 servings

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh ginger root
  • 1 teaspoon prepared Dijon-style mustard
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • Powdered black pepper to taste

Directions:

In a small bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, lemon juice, garlic, ginger, mustard, honey and pepper. Once these are thoroughly combined, add the oil in a steady stream, whisking constantly. When all of the oil is incorporated into the dressing, pour into a glass jar and chill until serving.

Nutritional Information:

 Amount Per Serving – 2 Tablespoons  Calories: 170
 Total Fat 18.1g
Saturated Fat 0g
 Cholesterol 0g
 Sodium 316mg
 Total Carbohydrates  2.9g
 Dietary Fiber  0.5g
 Protein  0.5g

 

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Avocado Ranch Salad Dressing

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Avocado Ranch Salad Dressing
Avocado is a bit like potato chips, “you can’t just eat one” serving. If you love avocados and are now focused on learning more about portion control, this is test number 1 – can you actually use only 1/4 cup in a recipe? We’re betting that you can! Remember, it is one of sources of mono-unsaturated fats (45 calories per 1oz or 2 Tbsp). Hey, but if you love avocados and ranch dressing, this Avocado Ranch Salad Dressing is for you!

Makes 5 servings

Ingredients:

  • ¼ cup ripe avocado
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise (try mayonnaise light – 45 calories per tablespoon)
  • ¼ cup sour cream (try light sour cream – 40 calories per tablespoon)
  • 1 tablespoon buttermilk
  • 1½ teaspoons distilled white vinegar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1 pinch dried dill weed
  • 1/8 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 pinch garlic powder

Directions:

Mash avocado in a bowl, then stir in mayonnaise, sour cream, buttermilk and vinegar. Sprinkle with salt, parsley, dill, onion powder, and garlic powder. Stir until well blended, chill until ready to serve.

Nutritional Information:

Amount Per Serving – 1 Tablespoon Calories: 125
Total Fat 12.9g
Saturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 9mg
Sodium 131mg
Total Carbohydrates 2.3g
Dietary Fiber 0.8g
Protein 0.9g

 

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Sweet Dijon Salad Dressing

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Sweet Dijon Salad Dressing
Here is a very  simple, straightforward Dijon mustard based sugar free salad dressing as another alternative for your vegetables or your salad. This one can be made without any sweetener, but a pinch of salt and pepper instead. That’s if you like a little spicy tartness to your salad dressing. Can be made in no time at all. Make sure to make ahead of time so that it can be served chilled.

Makes 12 servings

Ingredients:

  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
  • ¼ cup Dijon mustard
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 4 (1 gram) packets granular sweetener (Splenda)

Directions:

Place the cider vinegar, Dijon mustard, olive oil and sugar substitute into a jar with a tight fitting lid. Close the jar, and shake vigorously to blend. Refrigerate until chilled before using.

Nutritional Information:

 Amount Per Serving – 1 Tablespoon  Calories: 46
 Total Fat 4.5g
Saturated Fat 0g
 Cholesterol omg
 Sodium 125mg
 Total Carbohydrates 1.2g
 Dietary Fiber 0g
 Protein og

 

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Cilantro-Lime Vinaigrette

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Cilantro-Lime Vinaigrette

Makes 1¼ cups

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup packed cilantro
  • ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • ¼ cup lime juice
  • ¼ cup orange juice
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • Pinch of minced garlic

Directions

Puree cilantro, olive oil, lime juice, orange juice, salt, pepper and garlic in a blender or food processor until smooth.

Nutritional Information:

 Amount Per Serving – 1 Tablespoon  Calories: 53
 Total Fat 6g
Saturated Fat 0g
 Cholesterol 0mg
 Sodium 59mg
 Total Carbohydrates  1g
 Dietary Fiber  0g
 Protein  0g