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Make Your Own Salad Dressings

One easy way to keep your meals extra healthy and avoid the extra calories is topping your salads with your own salad dressings!

Why intake added sugars, fats and high sodium numbers into your diet when you can take what you already have in your fridge and spice up simple lettuce all by yourself? Take a look at these easy recipes:

Grapefruit Vinaigrette

Ingredients:

  • Grapefruit juice (from 3 segments)
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar (optional)
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • Stevia to taste

Directions: Combine juices and vinegar together. Add Stevia to taste. Pour over mixed green salad and top with remaining grapefruit segments. Or use as a marinade for fish, shrimp or chicken.

Tomato Basil Vinaigrette

Ingredients:

  • 3 tbsp tomato paste
  • 3 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup water, low sodium chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1 tbsp minced onion
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp dried or fresh basil
  • 1/8 tsp oregano
  • Cayenne pepper to taste
  • Stevia to taste

Directions: Combine ingredients in a small saucepan and heat slightly to a boil. Adjust liquid to desired consistency by adding a little more water or broth. Remove from heat and chill. Enjoy over salad with fresh ground pepper.

Citrus Ginger Dressing

Ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp orange juice
  • tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp tablespoon Bragg’s liquid aminos
  • Ginger fresh or ground to taste
  • Salt and fresh black pepper to taste
  • Stevia to taste

Directions: Combine spices with liquid ingredients. Enjoy over salad or double the recipe for use as a marinade. Warm slightly to enhance the flavors.

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