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Fat Free Salad Dressing Thickening Secret

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When I make fat free salad dressing I add a tsp of either Thick & Thin Not Starch, or xanthan gum. This makes a nice thick texture, and the dressing sticks to the salad better. It also adds healthy fiber to my diet.

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I only use this when I have other fat in the meal to make sure I can absorb all the nutrients in the salad. I like to add Goat Feta or avocado to my salads. That's when I whip up a fat free dressing to save calories.
- Submitted by SINGAGAIN 4/15/2011 in Healthy Eating | 1 Comments
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CSTULCE 4/15/2011 12:14:00 PM

    I will have to try that!! Thx for the tip! I love salads, but the dressings will rack up some cals and the reason I don't like the fat free stuff is cos it's soooo runny! I use the spray on kind right now, but this is a great tip for my next shopping trip!

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