Healthy Dressings & Seasonings (5 Simple Recipes)

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October 29, 2020

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1. CREAMY CUCUMBER DRESSING

You can add some delicious, low-fat creamy dressing to wraps or drizzle it over salads. Instead of going for pre- packed options, always use fat-free natural yogurt. This homemade dressing will be much lower in saturated fat than anything you’d find at the store.

INGREDIENTS:

  • 125g of fat-free yoghurt
  • 1⁄2 cucumber, chopped roughly
  • 1 teaspoon of lemon juice
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • Freshly grounded pepper (to taste)

Blend all the ingredients in a food processor or blender and store it in the fridge. If you don’t have a processor or blender at home, then you can simply chop the cucumber finely and mix the ingredients together for a chunkier dressing or dip.


2. THE CLASSIC LEMON & OLIVE OIL DRESSING

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 tablespoon of lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons of olive oil
  • Black pepper to taste

Whisk the ingredients together. Add pepper to taste and store in the fridge. If you want to make the consistency thinner, you can also add a teaspoon of water.


3. LIME & CHILI DRESSING

This Mexican-inspired dressing is ridiculously easy to make and gives salads some spice.

INGREDIENTS:

• Squeezed juice of 1 lime

• 3 tablespoons of olive oil

• 1 deseeded red chili, finely chopped

Mix all the ingredients together and store in the fridge.


4. SIMPLE BALSAMIC VINAIGRETTE

Balsamic vinegar is full of flavor, & olive oil is filled with unsaturated fats which, when consumed in moderation, are good for your heart.

INGREDIENTS:

• 1 tablespoon of balsamic vinegar

• 3 tablespoons of olive oil

Mix all the ingredients together, add pepper to taste, and store in the fridge


5. CREAMY MINT DRESSING

This low-fat mint dressing is delicious when served with beetroot and bean salads.

INGREDIENTS:

• 125g fat-free yoghurt

• 1 teaspoon of lemon juice

• 1 clove of garlic

• Freshly chopped mint (to taste)

Blend all the ingredients together and store it in the fridge.



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