3 Healthy Summer Salad Dressing Recipes

Lemon Garlic Tahini, Blackberry Balsamic, and Orange+Basil+Mint Vinaigrette; choose sweet, savoury or both and let these 3 healthy summer salad dressings make your summer salads pop with flavour.
3 Healthy Summer Salad Dressing recipes your salads are going to love!


Don’t you wish salads were way more exciting? It would make eating healthy lunch options way more manageable and motivating to eat, that’s for sure. Well, I’ve got you covered! I’ve got three delicious, sweet and savoury creamy summer dressings to help make your summer salads pop with flavour. No more worries, and no more boring salads from this day forward!

These 3 healthy summer salad dressings will cover your lettuce in sweet summer deliciousness so you can stay healthy and satisfied in the hot sunny days to come.

3 Healthy Summer Salad Dressing recipes your salads are going to love!

For all the savoury lovers out there, yes I’m talking to you – potato chip and pretzels snackers – this creamy Lemon Garlic Tahini Dressing will blow your mind. It’s savoury with a touch of honey sweetness and the best part is; it has no dairy! Pour this over any salad, or dip your veggies, wraps or chicken wings in it instead of that typical store bought blandness. This Tahini dressing is so versatile that you can really add it to anything, even pasta salad! It’s all up to you and your imagination.

3 Healthy Summer Salad Dressing recipes your salads are going to love!

If you’re more of a sweets kind of person, check out my Blackberry Balsamic salad dressing. It’s insane how well the flavours pair together to make a sweet and tangy blend that tastes incredible on a bed of greens. This dressing is also the easiest to prepare out of the three I’m giving you today, since all you have to do is mash up the berries and then shake everything up into a mason jar. Who said deliciousness needs to be lots of work!

3 Healthy Summer Salad Dressing recipes your salads are going to love!

Now, if you’re an in-between person like myself who swings between sweet and salty, then this Orange Basil + Mint Vinaigrette dressing is just for you. I cannot tell you how amazingly delicious and unique this tastes. The freshness from the orange works so well with the fresh herbs. This is seriously one of the best sweet and savoury dressing combos you’ll try, trust me! This dressing basically works with any salad and I know when you try it, you’ll love it, even if you think it sounds a bit out of your comfort zone.

3 Healthy Summer Salad Dressing recipes your salads are going to love!

There you have it, three healthified, vibrant and flavourful salad dressings that will turn anyone into a salad lover- guaranteed. So this summer, ditch the store bought dressings that are packed with a bunch of gross, unnecessary ingredients and enjoy my recipes instead. I promise, you’ll be so satisfied that you’ll never even look back at those store-bought versions ever again.

Recipe

3 Healthy Salad Dressing Recipes

3 healthy dairy free summer salad dressing recipes.
Prep Time: 10 mins

Ingredients:

Creamy Lemon Garlic Tahini Dressing

  • ¼ cup raw tahini
  • ½ cup water
  • 1-2 tbsp honey
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • salt and pepper to taste

Blackberry Balsamic Dressing

  • 1 cup blackberries
  • 4 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • salt and pepper to taste

Orange Basil + Mint Vinaigrette Dressing

  • 2 oranges juiced
  • 1 tbsp orange zest
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp fresh basil thinly chopped
  • 1 tbsp fresh mint thinly chopped
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

Directions

    Creamy Lemon Garlic Tahini Dressing

    • In a blender (I used a Vitamix) add in all the ingredients starting with the liquids first to help it blend easier. Blend until smooth,
    • Transfer to a glass jar to use straight away or store in the refrigerator for 3-5 days.

    Blackberry Balsamic Dressing

    • In a medium sized bowl add in blackberries and muddle until all the berries are broken up and softly mashed.
    • Add all the ingredients into a glass jar, place the lid on the shake to mix everything up. Use straight away or store in the refrigerator for 3-5 days.

    Orange Basil +Mint Vinaigrette Dressing

    • In a blender (I used a Vitamix) add in all the ingredients and pulse until herbs are speckled throughout but not completely pureed.
    • Use straight away or store in the refrigerator for 3-5 days.

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      4 comments
    1. The dressing look fantastic. I cannot wait to make them.
      Can you please tell me where I can buy those adorable bottles / jars you
      put your dressings in?