Forget the store-bought salad dressings! They're typically loaded with emulsifiers, stabilisers, artificial flavors and other unnecessary additives! Make these delicious ones instead; they're amazingly good for you and will transform your everyday salad into a taste sensation! 

1. Sweet Sesame

This dressing is rich and creamy with a bitter-sweet, nutty flavor perfect for drizzling over thick leafy greens such as kale and collard greens.  

What you need:
2 tablespoons tahini
2 tablespoons maple syrup
3-4 tablespoons lemon juice or apple cider vinegar
1-2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

What to do:
Whisk all ingredients together until creamy.

2. Curried Turmeric

Infuse your ingredients with a warming curry flavor with a punch of heat! Perfect over roasted vegetables. 

What you need:
1/2 - 1 tablespoon maple syrup 
1 tablespoon tahini
1 teaspoon turmeric
1 teaspoon hot curry powder
2 teaspoons lemon juice
A small pinch of cayenne pepper (optional) 

What to do:
Stir together until creamy.

3. Creamy Ginger & Orange

Enjoy a zing from this ginger and orange combination with anti-inflammatory and vitamin C boosting benefits. It adds a luxurious, creamy addition to any crispy, crunchy leaf-based salad or hearty quinoa-based dish!

What you need:
1 cup orange segments, peeled
1/2 cup cashews, soaked for 2-3 hours (or overnight if possible)
1/2 cup water
1 1/2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar (adjust to your taste)
2 1/2 tablespoons raw ginger, chopped
1/2 clove garlic, chopped
Sea salt to taste

What to do:
Place all ingredients into food processor/blender and process until creamy.


4. Turmeric Lemon Vinaigrette

Naturally detoxifying and anti-inflammatory, this vinaigrette adds a beautiful zest to your salad. Serve with a light Summertime salad mix of leafy greens, tomatoes, green beans and avocado. 

What you need:

Juice of 1 large lemon
2 tablespoons white wine or balsamic vinegar
1/2 teaspoon turmeric
1 teaspoon honey or maple syrup
1/3-1/2 cup of extra virgin olive oil
1 teaspoon pepper (optional)

What to do:
Whisk all ingredients together.

5. Creamy Green Goodness

Transform your regular salad into a nutritional powerhouse packed with healthy fats and anti-inflammatory, alkalizing herbs! 

What you need:
1/2 large avocado
3-4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 
1 large lemon, juiced
A large handful of fresh flat-leaf parsley, chopped
2 cloves of raw garlic
Sea salt and pepper to taste

What to do:
Blend all ingredients in a blender or food processor until smooth.

6. Spicy Almond

These Asian-inspired flavors are delicious warm or chilled. Best served with crunchy vegetables such as bell pepper, celery, cabbage, carrot, snow peas, and lightly steamed broccolini. 

What You Need:
2 tablespoons almond butter
1 tablespoons white miso paste
2 teaspoons maple or rice malt syrup
1/2 cup water
2 teaspoons tamari

What to do:
Process in a blender or food processor until smooth. 

What's your favorite go-to salad dressing?