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Kick That Generic Store-Bought Salad Dressing To The Curb And Make Your Own

Next time you’re at the grocery store and you pick up whatever salad dressing you usually buy, take a quick second to check out the dressing’s sodium, fat and sugar content. Chances are it’s packed with all of those things that do little for the flavour, and all that extra junk is doing a lot to your health. While all is not lost because you can get pretty great salad dressings at local stores and eateries, it’s not cheap to go that way.

The best solution? Make salad dressing yourself. Most of the ingredients are things you probably already have around your house, it will taste so fresh, and it’ll really impress any dinner guests you might have. Here are three amazing recipes that’ll keep the store-bought salad dressings out of your fridge.


Caesar dressing


Every time I make this dressing for someone new, they can’t believe it doesn’t have any cream or eggs in it. It’s one of my all time favourite things to make, because it really easy and tastes really fresh. It’s better than any Caesar dressing I’ve had at any restaurant.

Read more at: allrecipes


Classic vinaigrette


This dressing is simple and effective. If you’re looking to dress a classic salad, one with lots of greens and tomatoes, this one should be your go to. And it looks so pretty before it’s mixed.

Read more at: Food Network


Avocado dressing


I was apprehensive about this salad, but it turns out it’s so unusually good your guests will be sure to ask for seconds. That said, it wouldn’t be half as good without the avocado-based dressing that goes along with it. You have to try it to believe it.

Read more at: MarthaStewart.com

Featured image courtesy: lifecnd.dailyburn.com

Lynn Hachette

Lynn Hachette began her career in journalism as a fashion columnist for her university newspaper, and her love for writing quickly developed. She went on to become a co-editor-in-chief of the newspaper, writing about everything from local politics to technology to popular culture. Lynn since completed her master’s in journalism, and has made a career out of her passion. She also loves reading, cooking, puppies and bad TV.

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