8 Healthy Salad Dressing Options
Give your salads a summery feel with a hint of fruit in this healthy dressing. With just 49 calories and 3 grams of fat, it's a great warm-weather option.
Many Americans love the taste of ranch and dip anything and everything in it! The low-fat option of this staple dressing packs a lot of taste in 59 calories and 4 grams of fat.
This dressing is a favorite for most people, but be careful — it's not necessarily the healthiest. Choose low-fat before the regular but this dressing is still only 86 calories and has 8 grams of fat. Nothing to feel guilty about.
This creamy, red salad dressing has 111 calories and 11 grams of fat.
Balsamic Vinegar and Olive Oil
This dressing has 133 calories and 14 grams of fat, but no worries — there are dressings with much higher calorie counts!
This deep red dressing crams a lot of taste with the herb combination. With a hefty 146 calories and 14 grams of fat, use it sparingly.
Many of us have a soft spot for ranch dressing. However, use only a tiny bit to top your salad as it's definitely not the healthiest choice — and with 145 calories and 15 grams of fat, overdoing it will sabotage the healthy contents of your salad.
Originally published in Ladies' Home Journal, July 2009.