16 Clean Eating Salad Dressing Recipes

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If you are a regular visitor to this blog (which you ought to be, by the way), then by now you should know that I’m not a fan of store-bought food. The can may say “healthy” but the product label tells an entirely different story so to save myself and my family from chemical additives with names I can barely pronounce, I usually go the homemade route and salad dressings are no exceptions.

I love salads but finding healthy salad dressings can be a challenge. These healthy clean eating salad dressing recipes are just what I need to go with my favorite salads!

We all know that vegetables and fruits play a vital role in our body; eating a diet rich in these will protect us from a number of chronic diseases. When it comes to meals for the family, I always try to keep it clean and that means incorporating more fresh produce, focusing more on the nutrients and, of course, cutting out processed foods.

Up until recently, my salad dressing game has been a little weak- I have been an olive oil/lemon juice kinda girl for too long. Fortunately, these little gems have changed all that – clean eating, easy to make and extremely delicious. Happy reading!

A Zesty Avocado Salad Dressing

Recipe from The Real Girl’s Kitchen

I love the consistency of this dressing; It’s so creamy, you can even use it as a sauce for your tacos or a dip for your potato chips.

Homemade Soy Ginger Dressing

Recipe from Family Food on the Table

An easy to make, 5-minute recipe that will make all the difference in your salads. All you have to do is add, shake and use.

Roasted Red Pepper & Grape Tomato Ranch Salad Dressing

Recipe from Wild Flours Kitchen

This creamy, thick dressing has just the right hint of spice- perfect for taking your salads to the next level.

Lemon-Olive Oil Dressing

Recipe from Organized 31

To make this salad dressing, make sure to use only good quality olive oil, anything less than top-notch might affect the overall taste.

Clean Eating Italian Dressing Recipe

Recipe from The Gracious Pantry

Cider vinegar, Dijon mustard and all the herbs- this is not your basic Italian dressing… it’s got the “wow” factor your salads have been missing!

Miso Ginger Dressing

Recipe from The Lean Clean Eating Machine

This Asian-inspired dressing seriously wowed me. Plus it’s totally packed with good for you ingredients- ginger is good for your belly and miso feeds the healthy bacteria in your gut. Obviously, I just had to snag it for you guys.

Healthy Honey Mustard Dressing

Recipe from The Health Family and Home

Why opt for store-bought when you can make this healthy dressing at home in just a matter of minutes?

Creamy Cilantro Lime Dressing

Recipe from The Honour System

This creamy goodness will waste no time in winning you over; It’s easy to make, it’s vegan and it’s gluten-free.

Homemade Ranch Dressing (Dairy-Free)

Recipe from Cooking With Curls

Of course, I wasn’t going to stop at just two vegan-friendly dressings. Here’s another one to tantalize your taste buds.

Healthier Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

Recipe from Lifestyle Dynamics

This four-step creamy ranch dressing is a healthy way to enjoy your salads; full of flavor and none of that msg/ preservative loaded stuff you find in the bottle.

Greek Yogurt Caesar Salad Dressing

Recipe from Food Network

Greek yogurt adds protein and makes this dressing uber creamy while keeping things nice and healthy. One bite and you will fall in love!

Balsamic Dijon Salad Dressing

Recipe from Joy in Every Season

This four-ingredient balsamic dijon salad dressing (yup, only 4 ingredients!) brings a whole new depth of flavor to your salads.

Restaurant Style Carrot Ginger Dressing

Recipe from Otaku Food

This is the stuff of dreams- it really does taste just like the restaurant dressing! But this time around, you know what’s in it- real food (and more miso!).

Zesty Blue Cheese Dressing

Recipe from Our Best Bites

One secret – when making this dressing, don’t skip the mayo, instead opt for a light mayonnaise; the result is well worth it.

Dairy-Free Ranch Dressing

Recipe from Savory Lotus

Looking for a dairy-free version of the childhood favorite? Look no further; I’ve got you covered with this dressing that looks good and tastes even better!

Spicy Thai Almond Salad Dressing

Recipe from Vitamin- Sunshine

I’m betting this spicy, creamy and protein packed (thanks to the almonds) dressing will have you coming up with all kinds of creative ways to eat it- salads, as a dip, in a sandwich, off a spoon. Yup, it’s that good!

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