I always place my salad in a locking lidded bowl. After combining everything I am going to eat, I put my measured dressing (usully 2 tble of low calorie dressing) into the bowl, put the locking lid on, and shake it vigorously.
It spreads the dressing on every piece of the salad, so it seems like there is more dressing.
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I figured out a trick a few years ago that makes salad dressing go much further. Put your bagged salad (or dried torn lettuce) in a ziploc bag, add dressing, seal and shake. The dressing ends up covering every part of the lettuce. Less is more!
I abhor low cal salad dressings. I wanted to keep the full flavor of my favorite creamy style dressing but not all the calories. In order to give me that ability I measure out 1 tsp of salad dressing, then I dip the tines of my fork in the salad dressing and pick up a bite of salad. I get a taste of my yummy salad dressing in each bite and use no more than a teaspoon of salad dressing, in fact, usually I use less than that!
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