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Monday, April 28, 2014

healthy ranch dressing


Any American knows there is no dip quite like Ranch Dressing, but the commercial stuff contains stabilizers, additives, MSG, and sometimes, sugars. Any English person is missing out. I have a recipe that will fix both those problems!

Healthy Ranch Dressing

1 cup total of one or combination of: mayonnaise, sour cream, homemade dairy-free mayonnaise, natural live yogurt.
optional 1 Tb organic buttermilk powder

3/4 tsp onion powder
3/4 tsp dried dill
1/2 tsp fine ground Celtic sea salt
1/4 tsp garlic powder
1/4 tsp fresh cracked black pepper
1/4 tsp ground mustard seeds
1/8 tsp ground coriander
1/8 tsp ground paprika

Mix all ingredients together by hand, or if needed, in the blender. Add a drizzle of olive oil or a Tb or two of milk as needed to thin to your desired consistency. Pictured above is unthinned, all natural sour cream with the spices only and no buttermilk powder. I like to mix the spices together ready to use in an empty spice shaker, so that I can make up just a little Ranch D fresh as needed for my son's lunch, or for sprinkling on other foods. This blend is amazing on fish!

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