4 Homemade Salad Dressings You'll Make Again & Again

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4 Homemade Salad Dressings You'll Make Again & Again

SPRINGTIME IS SALAD TIME!

This is the time of year when we love eating fresh salads and spring produce. When it comes to salad, it鈥檚 all about the dressing (our secret sauce!) and homemade is always better than store-bought.

Today we are sharing some of our favorite Good Clean salad dressing recipes that are easy to make, full of zippy fresh flavors, and versatile enough to go with just about any type of salad! Enjoy!

HOLY HEMP SALAD DRESSING

Our Holy Hemp Dressing is an easy way to jazz up any salad or bowl! It's nutty, savory, and a little sweet, with a delicious smooth and creamy texture. Use it as a dip for raw veggies, sushi rolls, or to dress a green salad

Ingredients:

路 1/4 cup chickpea miso

路 1/3 cup hemp seeds

路 1/3 cup rice wine vinegar

路 1/3 cup toasted sesame oil

路 1/3 cup cup olive or avocado oil

路 1 tbsp grated fresh ginger

路 1/2 tbsp pickled ginger

路 3 small garlic cloves

路 3/4 cup water (more or less to desired consistency)

路 Salt + pepper to taste.

In a high speed blender, combine all ingredients and blend on high, slowly adding water to reach your desired consistency. This dressing will thicken as it cools - take that into account as you test.聽

LEMON TAHINI DRIZZLE

Of all of the homemade salad dressings out there, this Lemon Tahini Drizzle might be the one we make most often. It鈥檚 really versatile 鈥 it tastes just as good with tomatoes and cucumbers in the summer as it does with roasted sweet potatoes, cauliflower, or broccoli in the fall.

Ingredients:

路 2 tbsp tahini paste

路 1 lemon, juiced

路 2 tbsp olive oil

路 2 tbsp warm water

Combine all of the ingredients in a bowl and whisk well.

TANGY CITRUS VINAIGRETTE

This elegant vinaigrette recipe is SO easy to make! With its zingy, bright orange flavor, it'll blow any store bought dressing out of the water.

Ingredients;

路 1/2 cup freshly squeezed orange juice

路 2 tbsp olive oil

路 1 tbsp Dijon mustard

路 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon

路 1 tsp maple syrup

路 Sea salt + pepper, to taste

Combine all of the ingredients in a bowl and whisk well.

CREAMY BASIL DRESSING

With its vibrant herby flavor, this Creamy Basil Dressing is great on everything from salads and roasted veggies, to rice, Buddha bowls and more. Easy, versatile, and delicious, this is one you鈥檒l make again and again.

Ingredients:

  • 1 large handful basil leaves

  • 2 tbsp olive oil

  • 1 lemon, juiced

  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard

  • 2 tbsp grated parmesan (omit if dairy free

  • salt & pepper to taste

Combine all of the ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth. You may need to add 1 tbsp water to loosen the dressing.