How To Make Vegan Salad Dressing

 

Veganism means a way of living in which a person excludes all animal cruelty products and promotes animal-free substitutes to benefit animals, humans, and the environment. 

There are plenty of reasons to go vegan. Adopting veganism is not only good for your health, but it is also good for the environment and is an eco-friendly method for staying fit. 

You don’t need a particular reason to go vegan. Veganism is chosen by many people not because they want to contribute something to the environment but because they want to keep their bodies fit and healthy by eliminating animals’ exploitation. 

Vegan Food 

A well-planned vegan menu contains all the essential nutrients for the body. Many vegan products are suitable for all age groups and include all the nutrients required by your body. 

According to research, people who follow a vegan diet have lower chances of heart diseases, cholesterol, and type 2 diabetes. It also prevents few types of cancer. 

And when it comes to the salad, we all know how nutritious green leafy salads are, and to make them more delicious, you must learn how to make these essential, delicious salad dressings. 

Delicious Salad Dressings For You To Try At Home 

Vinaigrette Sesame Ginger Recipe Salad

Ingredients:

  1. 4 tsp Olive Oil (Or Coconut Oil)
  2. 4 tsp Sesame Oil
  3. 2 tsp Maple Syrup
  4. 2 tsp Rice Vinegar
  5. 2 Minced Cloves Of Garlic
  6. 2 Grams Freshly Minced Ginger

Method: Whisk together olive oil, sesame oil, maple syrup, rice vinegar, and lastly, add ginger garlic. Whisk until the mixture is nice and thick.

Calorie Intake: Two servings (40 ml) will contain 56 calories, 0.3 grams of protein, 3.6 grams of carbs, and 4.6 grams of fat.

Tahini Dressing

This dressing adds incredible creaminess to your salad and is also healthy for your diet. 

Ingredients:

    1. ¼ Cup Of Toasted Tahini And Water
    2. ½ Lemon
    3. 1 Tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar
    4. 1 Tbsp Miso Paste
    5. 1 Tbsp Garlic Powder
    6. Pinch Of Black Pepper

Method: Firstly, mix all these ingredients in a bowl without water; after whisking it well, add ¼ cup of water or more if needed. 

Spicy Lemon Olive Oil 

The best kind of vegan dressing that is perfectly tangy with some spice. 

Ingredients:

    1. ¼ Cup Extra Virgin Oil
    2. One Lemon 
    3. 2 Tbsp White Vinegar 
    4. Red Pepper Or Chili Pepper Flakes To Taste
    5. Salt And Black Pepper

Method: Mix these ingredients and place them in the refrigerator. This spicy lemon olive oil tastes excellent with green leafy veggies and salads that are rich in greens. 

Basic Vegan Ranch 

Ranch dressing can never go wrong. From serving as classic dips with pizza or with a salad. If you do not like cashews because of the fat content, then you can avoid adding them. 

Ingredients:

    1. ¼ Cup Raw Or Roasted Cashews (Soaked In Hot Water For 30 Minutes)
    2. 1 Tbsp Nutritional Yeast
    3. 1 Tbsp Capers 
    4. 1 Tbsp Lemon Juice
    5. ¾ tsp Caper Juice
    6. ½ tsp Mustard
    7. One Garlic Clove 
    8. ¼ Cup Water 
    9. Salt And Black Pepper 

Method: You can make cashew milk by merely soaking some cashews in hot water. To wash your cashews, you will have to put them in hot boiling water. After some time, you can drain the cashews, put them in your blender, and keep blending them until it becomes thick and creamy cashew milk. After you are done making the cashew milk, mix all your ingredients and blend it again. Add more water if needed. 

Homemade cashew milk is the creamiest, and you cannot make better and more luscious salad dressing with any of the market products. Cashew milk is more like Cashew cream. 

Green Vegan Goddess 

This recipe includes fresh herbs, leafy veggies with fresh yogurt, and maple syrup. 

Ingredients:

    1. 1 Cup Non-dairy Yogurt (Coconut Or Soy)
    2. 2 Tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar
    3. 1 Tbsp Lemon Juice
    4. 1 tsp Maple Syrup
    5. ¼ Cup Fresh Parsley And Fresh Tarragon 
    6. ½ Tsp Onion Powder 
    7. 2-3 Cups Water 
    8. Salt And Black Pepper 

Method: You just need to add all the ingredients to a blender and let it blend till you feel that it has the perfect texture of your liking. You can even add more water if you want to increase the fluid content of the dressing. 

Vegan green goddess does well with almost all salads and is best with Medditranian salads, vegan tofu, and Nicoise salads. 

Conclusion

These salad dressings are entirely free of dairy products and are also considered healthy for your health and diet. Some of these dressings can also be with veggies and pizza, and burgers. Change up your routine with these simple and delicious recipes