6 Simple Salad Dressings You Can Make At Home

January 12, 2022

For all the Summer-Salad-Fanatics out there, today I share some of my favourite simple, homemade dressings. Note: in these mini recipes, “T” means tablespoon and ‘t’ means teaspoon!

1. Lemony Hummus Dressing

  • 1 T Apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 Lemon
  • 2 T Hummus
  • Mix together in a bowl
  • So super simple!

2. Tangy Citrus Mustard Dressing

  • 1 T Olive oil
  • 2 T Lime juice (or grapefruit juice)
  • 2 t Apple cider or balsamic vinegar
  • 1 t Dijon mustard (or 1 T if you’re a big fan like me!)
  • 1 t Rice malt syrup or honey
  • Pepper and salt to taste
  • Mix together in a bowl, or shake up in a jar.
  • My favourite condiment of all time, mustard!

3. Creamy Avocado Dressing

  • ½ Soft avocado
  • 1 T Coconut yoghurt
  • 1 T Olive oil
  • 1 T Apple cider or balsamic vinegar
  • 8 Sprigs coriander
  • Salt & pepperBlitz together in a food processor or blender.
  • When you feel like something a little bit creamy.

4. Tahini Dressing

  • 1 T tahini
  • 1 T lemon juice
  • Salt to taste
  • Stir and drizzle!
  • This combo drizzled over steamed or baked veggies or a leafy salad

5. Balsamic Vinaigrette

  • 2 T balsamic vinegar
  • 1 T Olive Oil
  • 1 T Dijon Mustard
  • 1 T dried thyme
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Mix all ingredients in a gar. Shake before use.

6. Mustard Avocado Dressing

  • 1 soft avocado
  • 2 T Dijon Mustard
  • 1 T Olive Oil
  • 2 T water
  • Whiz all ingredients together. Transfer to jar and shake before use.


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