Salad dressings are not all created equally when it comes to health. In fact, many of the store-bought varieties contain excess sugars, calories, and a heap of trans fats. The good news is that you can reclaim control of your salad bowl by making your own healthy salad dressings at home.
Here are eight salad toppers full of nutritious ingredients and heart-healthy fats…
1. Fruit Purées
Salad dressing is really just a flavor booster for your salad. So if you’re looking for a touch of sweetness to go with your mixed greens add some puréed fruit. Try blending a handful of sweet strawberries, mango, figs, or tart raspberries for their natural sweetness and amazing antioxidant-prowess.