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Our Top 5 Calorie-Friendly Salad Dressings

 

Let's face it, when it comes to salads - dressings are ESSENTIAL! Nobody likes a bland salad, but they can also be make or break. Lots of dressings can can equate to a meal itself turning a moderate calorie meal into a blowout! Here at the UTTB HQ we've done the hard work for you and explored the land of dressings and we want to share our TOP 5 go-to's with you all to enjoy too! 

 

Gina B's Go-To Balsamic Vinaigrette!

Makes: 1 serving
Calories: 129 (per serve)

Ingredients:

- 1tbsp Olive Oil
- 1tbsp Balsamic Vinegar
- Salt + Pepper to taste

Zesty Lemon Vinaigrette 

Makes: 6 servings
Serving Size:
2 Tbs
Calories: approx. 112 (per serve)

Ingredients:

- 1/3 cup olive oil
- 2 large lemons, juiced (approx 1/3 cup juice)
- 1 tsp Dijon mustard
- 1/2 tsp honey, or maple syrup
- 1-2 garlic cloves, minced
- Salt and pepper, to taste

Greek Yoghurt Goodness

Makes: 1 cup
Serving Size: 2 Tbsp
Calories: 130 (per serve)

Ingredients:

- 1 cup Greek Yogurt
- 2 cloves of garlic, minced
- 4 tablespoons lemon juice, freshly squeezed
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 teaspoon kosher salt
- ¼ teaspoon black pepper
- ¼ cup chopped fresh dill (optional) or dried

A Wholegrain MUST-have

Makes: 4 servings
Calories: 52 (per serve)

Ingredients:

- Juice of small lemon
- 1 tbsp of Red or white wine vinegar
- 2 tsp of coarse grain mustard
- 2 tsp of honey
- a handful of finely chopped up mint and parsley
- 1 Tbsp of olive oil 

Green Groovin' Goddess Dressing

Makes: approx. 1 1/2 cups
Serving Size: 2 tbs
Calories: 34 (per serve)

Ingredients:

- 1 ripe avocado 
- 2 cloves garlic, peeled
- 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
- 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice (about 1 lemon)
- 1/2 cup Italian parsley
- 1/2 cup fresh basil 
- 1/2 cup roughly chopped green onions (1-2 onions)
- 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
- 1/2 cup water, plus more as needed

Method:

1. Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth

 

 

 

 

 

(Image credit: https://wholefully.com/healthy-salad-dressing-recipes/)

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