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Dumping Bottled Salad Dressings


Tuesday, March 05, 2013

Feeling bold, today I emptied my refrigerator and pantry of all bottled dressings. It puts the pressure on me to make my own from scratch each time, but almost every recipe I know for healthy dressing takes about 5 minutes to make and tastes wonderful. I think I can manage!





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SEATTLE58 3/26/2013 8:19AM

    emoticon emoticon I love the Wishbone Thousand Island Light and if I could find a healthy recipe for that, I'd make it. Also, I love Paul Newman's Creamy Caesar Light that I can't find in the stores, but I sure can get it with my Caesar Chicken salad at McDonald's! I love it! I know that SP and other sites have some good ones and you've inspired me to check them out!

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TANYA602 3/5/2013 2:31PM

    Whoa! What a great idea! Kudos to you!

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MARY0825 3/5/2013 2:27PM

    That sounds great - I'm inspired to try too. :-)

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SUSUSUZZZIE 3/5/2013 11:36AM

    I agree! I'm trying the same thing but I don't have very many I love. Do you have any salad dressing recipes to share?

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POINDEXTRA 3/5/2013 8:32AM

    My favorite dressing of all time is equal parts of extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar. A little salt and black pepper on the greens, a little dressing, and YUM!

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JLITT62 3/5/2013 8:31AM

    And when you don't have time, just a drizzle of olive oil & lemon or vinegar works wonders!

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BEAUTIFUL_REINA 3/5/2013 8:04AM

    I've been wanting to learn how to make my own salad dressing. I have a recipe for Green Goddess, my favorite one, and I want to make it because I don't have a clue what half the ingredients in the store bought one are..

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CELIAMINER 3/5/2013 7:48AM

    Good for you! My favorite dressings are the spritzer kind (getting harder to find) and a balsamic glaze we get at Whole Foods. It's potent, so I use less; it's fairly low in calories; and since it sticks to the salad, I rarely add the olive oil anymore.

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KANOE10 3/5/2013 7:35AM

    Good for you. It is healthier to make your own dressings.

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RUNNING-TURTLE 3/5/2013 7:11AM

    That's great.

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KELLIEBEAN 3/5/2013 6:53AM

    Way to go! Impressive!

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CATHGREEN8 3/5/2013 6:42AM

    Impressive! When I am alone, I just use fresh lemon and lemon infused grapeseed oil, but for some reason, when I have company...all those bottles come out.

Big company dinner tonight... You have inspired me to lemon up!


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COCK-ROBIN 3/5/2013 6:31AM

    Wonderful!

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STITCHINGNAN 3/5/2013 6:17AM

    Great plan I must look at my own stock of commercial dressings .

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JGRAY76 3/5/2013 6:16AM

    I like your idea. First I need to find some good low fat recipes. Thanks!

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TRYINGTOLOSE64 3/5/2013 6:14AM

    Go girl!! You can do it!!

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