Bottled Salad Dressing – cut cost and fat

This is how I extend the more expensive bottled salad dressings, while reducing the fat on my green salads. Follow Your Heart makes good vegan Caesar and vegan Bleu Cheese salad dressings. Steve and I both like them. What I do is drizzle half of one or the other onto my green salad, then add... Continue Reading →

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Fat-Free Potato Salad

FAT-FREE POTATO SALAD Potatoes, peas, celery, onion, roasted and green chili peppers tossed with Silken tofu, grain mustard, herbs and spices. Surprise ingredient? Fresh and dry mint! Makes 8 cups Cook potatoes: 2-1/2 lbs. russet potatoes, scrubbed and placed in lg. pot with water to cover by 2-3 inches and boiled till fork-tender - drain... Continue Reading →

Red Miso Balsamic Salad Dressing

RED MISO BALSAMIC SALAD DRESSING A concentrated salad dressing that focuses more on taste sensations rather than individual flavors.  Fat-Free!  Makes about 3 cups 1/2 c. Balsamic vinegar 1/2 c. white Balsamic vinegar 1/2 c. carrot juice 1/2 c. fresh squeeze orange juice about 5 whole peeled garlic cloves 1/3 c. red miso paste 1/4... Continue Reading →

Savory Fruit Dressing

SAVORY FRUIT DRESSING Zing is how I describe the way this savory fruit dressing sings! Although it was designed for green leaf salads, I see no reason why it wouldn't work with fruit salads. In that instance, you may want to add a little more sweet. It's up to you - as always! Low fat! Makes... Continue Reading →

SPINACH TOMATO LINGUINI BOWL

SPINACH TOMATO LINGUINI BOWL Cooked linguini mixed with fresh spinach, tomatoes, sweet onion, Kalamata olives, sweet mini peppers, and carrot ribbons. Tossed with a reduced fat Herb and Spice Vinaigrette! Mostly raw! Makes 16 cups 1 lb. dried linguini pasta, broken in half, cooked in lots of sufficiently salted boiling water till tender - drain... Continue Reading →

CREAMY HERB AND SPICE VINAIGRETTE

CREAMY HERB AND SPICE VINAIGRETTE A reduced fat, thus reduced calorie, salad dressing good for leaf, pasta and potato salads. Light, mild, refreshing! Makes 2 cups 2/3 c. white Balsamic vinegar 2/3 c. water 1/3 c. Thrive algae oil 1/2 t. pink Himalayan salt 1 t. dried basil 1 t. dried tarragon 1/2 t. dried... Continue Reading →

Steve’s all U Can Eat Salad For Sharon’s Birthday

Well, I do like salad, especially when it's one of Steve's all u can eats! Happy Birthday to me! No calorie worries today. Ingredients: chopped hearts of romaine lettuce tomatoes orange wedges sliced sweet onion sliced radishes sliced Japanese cucumber diced green pepper sliced celery soy bacon bits mixed nut crumbles fresh ginger sticks pumpernickel... Continue Reading →

VEG HAM AND EGG SALAD

VEG HAM AND EGG SALAD Essentially fat-free salad or sandwich spread. Tastes like ham and egg. Also tastes great all by itself. If you want to add a little fat, then a couple tablespoons of veg mayo will work nicely. But we're trimming the fat, so it really isn't necessary to enjoy! Makes 5-1/3 cups... Continue Reading →

DARK HORSE RUSSIAN DRESSING

DARK HORSE RUSSIAN DRESSING Complex, exquisite. Full-bodied. Smoky with cranberry, cocoa, red wine and orange undertones. This salad dressing is like a fine wine. Serve for special occasions! Low-Fat! Makes about 2-3/4 cups 3/4 c. bottled Russian Dressing by Wishbone 1/4 c. fresh squeeze orange juice 1/4 c. dry red wine - I used Big Red... Continue Reading →

APPLE CARROT SALAD

APPLE CARROT SALAD Some fresh ginger sticks, a few walnuts, some fresh spinach and a fat-free dressing created a nice lunch combined with the apple and carrot cut into tiny julienne style pieces. Fresh, succulent plus an attractive presentation! The addition of the walnuts makes this lunch salad mostly fat-free! Serves 2 I'm making use... Continue Reading →

TOMATO ONION SALAD DRESSING

TOMATO ONION SALAD DRESSING Just a tiny bit of oil brings the pureed solids to a happy place for the palate! The olive juice, ground fennel and liquid smoke help bring out the richness of the tomato, while the onion and garlic create a surprisingly fresh flavor quality, making one think it's a fresh tomato... Continue Reading →

GOLDEN CAESAR SALAD

GOLDEN CAESAR SALAD Now get ready for something different, okay? We're going beyond the fat, which means there is a world out there that hasn't been seen yet - not by me anyway - and judging by all I've read, not by anybody else either. So get ready to be wowed. Don't be looking for... Continue Reading →

GOLDEN CAESAR SALAD DRESSING

GOLDEN CAESAR SALAD DRESSING Not too thick, not too thin, dresses greens very well. New flavors, new textures. All different, all good. We're going beyond the fat and discovering an equally worthy way to enjoy our salads! Caesar would be proud! Low-fat! Makes 2-1/3 cups 1/2, 12.3 oz. block extra-firm Silken type tofu, rinsed and... Continue Reading →

CUCUMBER ANTIPASTO SALAD

CUCUMBER ANTIPASTO SALAD You don't need olive oil in this antipasto salad. The flavors and textures stand alone. Refreshing and satisfying! makes a little more than 2 cups 2 c. peeled cucumber cubes 2 T. red wine vinegar 2 T. fresh lime squeeze 1/4 t. Splenda no calorie sweetener 2 T. diced sweet red roasted... Continue Reading →

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