All posts in "Salad Dressings"

Honey Sesame Salad Dressing

By admin / May 30, 2017

Asian Honey-Sesame Salad Dressing is perfect for salads and it is also a great drizzling sauce for grilled chicken, shrimp, pork or steak. Try brushing it on salmon filets and then pan-seared them. Drizzled the filets with a bit more dressing just before serving for a delicious dinner entree. Click next below to see this versatile Asian Honey-Sesame Salad […]


BLT Pasta Salad

By admin / August 10, 2016

Who doesn’t love a BLT? This BLT Pasta salad is a great way to deliver that great taste to a group of people, whether it is at a party or at your dinner table. Simple ingredients – Great taste! Ingredients 1 cup mayonnaise or 1 cup salad dressing 1/4 cup lemon juice concentrate 2 teaspoons […]


Strawberry Arugula Salad

By admin / July 21, 2016

This Strawberry Arugula salad is colorful and “refreshing.” The sweetness of the strawberries, the creamy texture of the avocado and the minty flavor of arugula topped with the cilantro honey dressing make it the perfect summer salad. Serve this salad as a stand-alone meal with some grilled chicken or up front before a nice light […]


Classic Thai Salad with Peanut Dressing

By admin / January 26, 2016

I finally found a recipe for Classic Thai Peanut Dressing that tastes like I get when out in my favorite Thai restaurant. I’ve been looking for this recipe for a long time and am happy to share it. This dressing is great with as a simple salad as simple made up of iceberg, red onion, […]


Avocado Dip

By admin / July 2, 2015

This Avocado Dip made with Greek Yogurt is very versatile.  I’ve used this “dip” as a salad dressing, as a dip, and instead of mayo on a sandwich. Creamy and delicious, this avocado dip is similar to guacamole but has the health benefits of Greek yogurt. Ingredients ⅛ cup diced Vidalia onions 1 large avocado, diced […]


Homemade Thousand Island Dressing

By admin / June 22, 2015

Not being a fan of bottled salad dressing, I make my own.  A good Thousand Island dressing will make any salad delicious.  Serve with a full salad or a simple wedge. One of the things I love about this Thousand Island dressing recipe is that all of the ingredients are always in the house so I […]


Strawberry Poppy Seed Vinaigrette

By admin / June 1, 2015

Strawberry Poppy Seed Vinaigrette made with white balsamic (my favorite new vinegar) is fresh and delicious poured over tender greens.  I like to serve this Strawberry Poppy Seed Vinaigrette over arugula, sliced strawberries and thinly sliced Vidalia onions. Ingredients 2 Tablespoon white balsamic vinegar 2 Tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 Tablespoon poppy seeds 1 Tablespoon raw […]


Spicy Cilantro Vinaigrette

By admin / May 5, 2015

Ingredients 1 shallot, roughly chopped 2 cups tightly packed fresh cilantro leaves, stems removed (about 4 ounces) 1 clove garlic 1/2 teaspoons red pepper flakes 1/2 cup olive oil 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1 teaspoon salt Directions Combine all the ingredients for the cilantro vinaigrette in a high powered blender and blend for 60 […]


Green Goddess Dip

By admin / May 1, 2015

Green Goddess is a salad dressing made with mayonnaise, garlic, and anchovies, and colored with parsley and green onions. This dip uses Greek yogurt and makes the most delicious Green Goddess Dip ever. Green Goddess Dip is perfect for dipping vegetables, snazzing up a wrap, sandwich or panini, or to dip your favorite chips into. Ingredients […]


Crunchy Thai Salad

By admin / April 15, 2015

I made this crunchy Thai salad on Saturday night and served it along side of Double Crunch Honey Garlic Chicken Breasts. I added some peanuts and bean sprouts to offer even more crunch.  You can add whatever ingredients you love.  Sugar snap peas would have made a nice addition, but I could not find them. The […]


Simple Catalina Dressing

By admin / February 24, 2015

  I am not a fan of bottled salad dressing and I rarely buy it.  The one exception is Catalina.  That is one bottled salad dressing that I really do like. Last night I came home after having been away for the weekend and had to make a meal from nothing.  I had a few salad […]


Homemade Ranch Dressing Mix

By admin / October 10, 2013

Having Ranch Dressing on your pantry shelf is a must.  It is great for salads and dips.  Here is a recipe for Homemade Ranch Dressing Mix that can be used as a seasoning for chicken or fish or used to make homemade ranch dressing. Ingredients 1/2 cup dried chives 3/4 cup dried parsley 2 tablespoons […]


Strawberry Feta Salad

By admin / July 10, 2013

  Strawberries are in the markets and can be used for more than desserts. Give this Strawberry Feta Salad a try. Tender leaf lettuce, tangy feta and sweet strawberries drizzled with strawberry vinaigrette make a delicious summer salad! Ingredients 8 ounces leaf lettuce, torn into bite sized pieces 1-1/2 cups fresh, sliced strawberries 1/2 cup […]


Brown Rice Salad with Bok Choy

By admin / June 18, 2013

This Brown Rice salad with Bok Choy and Orange Sesame Dressing is a very versatile salad that can be made with or without chicken.  It is full of healthy ingredients and packed with flavor.  This is a fun salad to bring to a party because it is easy to make and can be done ahead […]


Balsamic Vinaigrette

By admin / October 16, 2012

Balsamic Vinaigrette is a good dressing to have in the fridge.  It will bring life to most anything.  Add this balsamic vinaigrette to your favorite salad.  Include some blue cheese, croutons, and sliced chicken and make this a meal.  Drizzle balsamic vinaigrette onto grilled fish or chicken to add a flavor boost. Ingredients 1/4 cup […]


Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

By admin / June 1, 2012

Buttermilk Ranch Dressing is great served over a wedge of iceberg, a tossed salad, or as a dip for vegetables or chicken wings.  If you want to add a kick, add a teaspoon of wasabi paste! Enjoy. Ingredients 2 scallions, thinly sliced 1 garlic clove, minced 1/2 cup sour cream 1/3 cup buttermilk Kosher salt […]


Carrot-Ginger Dressing

By admin / May 14, 2012

Ingredients 4 medium carrots, roughly chopped 1-inch knob of fresh ginger, roughly chopped 1 shallot, sliced 1 clove garlic 3 tablespoons rice vinegar 1 tablespoons sesame oil 1 teaspoon soy sauce 1 tbsp. peanut butter 1 tbsp. sugar 1 tbsp. chopped peanuts 1/4 cup vegetable oil Directions Place all ingredients except vegetable oil in a […]


Catalina Salad Dressing

By admin / May 10, 2012

Ingredients 1 cup sugar 2 tsp salt dash paprika 1/2 tsp chili powder 1/2 tsp celery seed 1/2 tsp dry mustard grated onion to taste 1/2 cup vinegar 2/3 cup ketchup 1 cup vegetable oil Directions Place all ingredients into blender and mix. Store in jar in refrigerator.


Thai Salad with Peanut Dressing

By admin / November 18, 2011

This is a delicious salad because of the combination of ingredients.  As with all recipes, you can alter the ingredients to your taste.  I made this recipe for dinner last night and was absolutely wowed by it.  It is definitely a keeper!! This dressing is delicious and would be great served with fish, on a […]


Strawberry Vinaigrette

By admin / May 9, 2011

Ingredients     2 cups fresh strawberries     1/2 cup olive oil     1/4 cup balsamic vinegar     1 Tbs. sugar     1/2 cup water     freshly ground black pepper     1/4 tsp. salt Directions Blend all ingredients until smooth.


Blue Cheese Dressing

By admin / March 7, 2011

Blue Cheese Dressing Blue cheese dressing is an indulgent treat whether you are serving it on your salad or dipping wings or vegetables in it. This blue cheese dressing recipe is quick and easy to make and is sure to satisfy. There are are two things that make this blue cheese recipe better than other […]


Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing

By admin / March 7, 2011

Ingredients 2/3  cup  light olive oil 1/2  cup  sugar 1/3  cup  fresh lemon juice 1 1/2  tablespoons  poppy seeds 2  teaspoons  finely chopped onion 1  teaspoon  Dijon mustard 1/2  teaspoon  salt Directions Process 2/3 cup light olive oil with other listed ingredients in a blender until smooth. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator […]


Zesty Thai Salad Dressing

By admin / March 6, 2011

This Zesty Thai Salad Dressing is a low-fat Thai salad dressing.  It is great for anyone who is on a diet, trying to eat healthy foods, or watching fat grams. Zesty Thai Salad Dressing is perfect poured over  fresh spinach, watercress, bean sprouts, cucumbers, napa cabbage or any fresh vegetables. To make a heartier meal, […]


Thai Peanut Dressing

By admin / March 6, 2011

This recipe Thai Peanut Dressing is amazing!  I made it to serve as a salad dressing and it made an ordinary salad, extraordinary!! I have since made Thai Peanut Dressing and served it over hot linguini  garnished with bean sprouts, cucumbers, and green onions – thus taking this Thai Peanut Dressing and turning it into […]


Ginger Dressing

By admin / March 6, 2011

This ginger dressing is quick and easy to make and can be made ahead and kept in an air-tight container.  Serve over a simple field green salad. The fresh ingredients – ginger , carrots, celery, onion, and lemon – makes this ginger dressing burst with flavor. Ginger dressing is often served over iceberg lettuce in […]

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