Salad Dressings

homemade-salad-dressing

Balsamic Vinaigrette

Creamy Curry Dressing

Creamy Cilantro Dressing

Garlic and Herb Vinaigrette

Simple Apple Cider Vinaigrette 

Salad dressings are often loaded with sodium, added sweeteners in the form of high fructose corn syrup, and unnecessary unpronounceable ingredients.  Some salad dressings can be as much 300 mg of sodium in each 2 Tbsp serving (but more like 500 mg, because who really uses just 2 Tbsp!!!).  Try out these (relatively!) quick, low-sodium salad dressing recipes above.   Regardless, it will be time well-spent to cut back on extra salt in your diet and taking the time to look after your health.  Several of the recipes call for olive oil, which is a great source of  heart-healthy, monounsaturated fats.  And, if you want to learn more on why cutting back on sodium is important, read more here.

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