Light Balsamic Vinagrette is what I use now...but my true favorite is full fat Cesaer Parmesan! But I only use that once a month or if I burn more than 1000 calories that day. :-)
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Fitness Minutes: (5,128)
10/21/13 5:18 P
Apple cider with a lot of herbs!!!
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I don't like most store bought salad dressings. Olive oil and balsamic is better than anything!
10/21/13 12:38 P
I like to saute some onions, mushrooms, garlic, and celery in a tsp of olive oil and a splash of either red wine or balsamic vinegar and use that as a topping for a salad when I'm wanting something warm. It's pretty easy to pre-cook it the night before, package it separately from the greens, and nuke it for a minute the next day, too, if you want it at work.
If I want to keep it cold, then I like to use cottage cheese mixed with spices as my "dressing". Tastes great and it's an extra protein hit.
Definitely any of the Naturally Fresh salad dressings. I love all of them. They're sold refrigerated so you won't find them with the other bottled dressings on the shelves.
Fitness Minutes: (68,406)
10/15/13 8:13 P
Paul Newman's Lite Honey Mustard
10/15/13 7:39 P
Ken's Steakhouse Light Honey Mustard or Kraft Thousand Island Light or poppyseed dressing
10/15/13 7:06 P
For bottled dressing my go-to standard is Little Creek (probably too local/niche market for anyone outside my general area to know about, but, there's my plug for it anyways).
However, I usually just make my own. Good quality olive oil plus vinegar (cider, balsamic, red wine or white wine... i have all 4 kinds!) OR lemon juice, add a bit of dijon mustard, salt and pepper, voila - dressing. Add garlic or anchovy paste and a dash of tabasco - voila, caesar dressing.
Goal 1 - break 200 (46 pounds lost)**DONE** Goal 2 - leave obesity behind (BMI 29.9, at 185#) **DONE** Goal 3 - BMI = Normal (154# or less)
Fitness Minutes: (28,554)
360 10/15/13 6:57 P
Marie's yogurt dressings and balsamic vinaigrettes.
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9,804 10/15/13 6:47 P
I like Trader Joe's Balsamic Vinaigrette!! I don't go for the fat-free because the olive oil in this is good for you.
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10/15/13 2:45 P
I love good season's Italian dressing. I make my own and put in half the oil (olive) that it calls for.
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1,751 10/15/13 2:24 P
I use Ken's Steakhouse Lite Asian Sesame dressing 1 T = 35 calories and I mix it with Kikkoman Ponzu Sauce 1 T = 10 calories. Ponzu Sauce, fyi, is a soy sauce with a citrus flavor. I LOVE this combination, but if you're salt sensitive, this is not for you.
"The only way to hurt your body is to not use it." Jack LaLanne
Fitness Minutes: (39,313)
2,280 10/15/13 1:46 P
Bernsteins Light Fantastic Cheese Fantastico... 25 cals for 2 Tb and it tastes amazing. I also really like Annie's Naturals Light Goddess Dressing. and Newman's Own Light Italian.
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Fitness Minutes: (29,419)
10/15/13 1:45 P
I love Annie's Goddess, but I also use a fat-free balsamic vinaigrette (I think the brand might be Old Cape Cod?) and love that for variety.
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