14 Quick and Easy Homemade Salad Dressings

| Diet & Nutrition

Yum, salad dressing. We love to put it on salad, of course, but we also like to put it on celery sticks, hot wings and carrots. Do you ever get tired of buying fattening salad dressing at the store? If you want to make your own, here are 14 super quick and easy homemade salad dressing recipes that are perfect for women on the go!

Light Bleu Cheese Dressing: This is a Skinny Mom favorite! You see bleu cheese dressings at the grocery store, but some of them are full of fat. No worries here! This dressing is light in fat— only three grams. This is your best bet on indulging in bleu cheese without regretting it later. Click here for the recipe!

bleu cheese dressing

Skinny Sweet & Sour Dressing: Sweet and Sour Chicken, move aside — there's a bomb sweet and sour dressing in town! The dry mustard gives this a nice little tan color, and it only takes five minutes to make. Another Skinny Mom favorite, the mix of the sweet and sour will make your taste buds go wild with pure joy! Click here for our recipe.


Honey Mustard Salad Dressing: Do you like putting honey mustard on your chicken tenders? Well, if you do, get ready to put this dressing on your salad! The honey will satisfy your sweet tooth without the guilt because it contains only a hint of honey, not a whole cup! You can also use this as a dip for celery. Click here for the recipe.

Honey Mustard Dressing
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Cranberry Dressing: Cranberry juice is appetizing, but to have it in your salad dressing is even better! Not only does this look like candy, but it has ginger in it, which is good for your stomach! You can put this on your salad every time you feel in the mood for some healthy eating. The recipe is here! 

Cranberry Dressing
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Orange Citrus Vinaigrette: If you like citrus, here is the vinaigrette for you! This is fun for the summer when you want to kick back and eat a salad while sitting on the beach. Click here for the recipe!

Orange Citrus Vinaigrette
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Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette: Lemons: Who can resist them? They're perfect for lightening up a winter salad, and this dressing contains only eight ingredients! Let this vinaigrette make your salad life better. You want to be all about the salad life. Click here for the full recipe!

Meyer Lemon Vinigrette
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Zesty Caesar Dressing: Look out! This might become your favorite salad dressing. The first benefit of this dressing is that it has a five-minute preparation time. You only need seven ingredients for it, which is amazing, and the light mayonnaise makes it super creamy and taste bud-friendly. Click here for the skinny mom recipe!


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Skinny Raspberry Vinaigrette: This pink heaven is packed with raspberries, chia seeds and apple cider vinegar. Not only is it pretty to look at, but it has only seven grams of sugar in it! You can definitely make this creamy vinaigrette on your own, and you'll have fun eating it with all of your salads. Honey, it's going to look better than the ones in the store! *Finger snap* Click here for recipe! 

Raspberry Vinaigrette
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Skinny Jalapeño Ranch: If you like hot sauce and jalapeños, you will love this salad dressing! This contains fat-free Greek yogurt, sour cream and a dash of light mayonnaise topped with garlic cloves. It's creamy and white and will have your mouth watering! Just eating this will make you more motivated to eat salads; that's a plus. Click here for recipe from The Skinny Fork.

Skinny Jalapeno Ranch
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Skinny Ranch: Let's be honest. When you eat a salad, you just want to pour the whole bottle of ranch dressing on it, which drowns the salad. Try this ranch dressing; since it's so light you can use it on other foods besides salad, like celery, carrots and tomatoes too! Veggies go well with this skinny ranch! Check it out here!

>> Recipe: Mexican Ranch Burgers

skinny ranch
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Green Chile Lime Vinaigrette: Lime juice, honey and cilantro make this yummy vinaigrette to die for! It's super easy and since you are literally putting all of the ingredients in a bowl, it's quick to make as well! Gone are the days where you have to buy expensive vinaigrette; you can make this at home and be happy! Click here for the recipe!

Green Chile Lime Vinaigrette
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Skinny Thai Peanut Dressing: It's peanut butter and jelly time. Well, kind of, minus the jelly. If you're a fan of any kind of Asian dish, you are going to love this! This dressing for you Chinese food lovers because it's topped with sesame seeds! Click here for the recipe!

skinny thia peanut dressing
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Pineapple Balsamic Salad Dressing: The three ingredients that will just make you want more: Pineapple, honey and cayenne pepper! Those aren't the only ingredients; it has smooth olive oil in it as well. Pour this all over your salad today and every day! Click here of recipe.

Pineapple Balsamic Salad Dressing
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Creamy Poppyseed Dressing: Do you like poppy seed muffins? If you do, you will enjoy this dressing! It only has seven ingredients in it so it's very quick to make when you're on the go! Check it out here!

Creamy Poppyseed Dressing
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