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Low calorie salad dressing Mama Rice 34 kids; North Las Vegas, Nevada 11980 posts
29th Jan '13

I have not been able to find a low calorie salad dressing I like. I hate balsamic vinegar based dressing. I like italian type flavors. The only cream based dressing I have ever liked in blue cheese.



What low calorie dressing (or dressing substitute) do you use on your salads?

MamaKate<3 TTC since Mar 2012; 2 kids; Ohio 16935 posts
29th Jan '13
Quoting Mama Rice:" I have not been able to find a low calorie salad dressing I like. I hate balsamic vinegar based dressing. ... [snip!] ... based dressing I have ever liked in blue cheese. What low calorie dressing (or dressing substitute) do you use on your salads?"


Have you ever tried just squeezing lemon juice on a salad? It's surprisingly good and it's not something I think I would usually like. Another thing to try is using a regular dressing but just not using very much dressing. Instead of pouring it on the salad, just pour like a one ounce portion in a little cup and dip each bite of salad in a bit of dressing. It really doesn't taste very different than drenching your salad in dressing.

B♥Z 2 kids; Williamsport, Maryland 14245 posts
29th Jan '13

Its not low calorie really, but I mash up a couple tbsp of avocado and use it as a dressing.

Destinite 1 child; 2 angel babies; Paradise, FL, United States 31291 posts
status 29th Jan '13

I will drizzle some olive oil (like maybe a tsp) and squeeze a lemon over my salad. I had to train myself to 'like' it with this or no dressing.

ILOVEWINE Due April 24; 2 kids; Sweden 10814 posts
29th Jan '13

I just use salsa, it's about 25 calories for 1/4 cup.