A well rounded salad is one of the best paleo meals you can opt for. But what salad is complete without a delicious dressing?! Not only does topping your veggies with dressing taste great, it also helps your body to better absorb nutrients. We know that fats are good for us, and many delicious dressings play heavily upon the presence of yummy, healthy fats. Covering fat soluble veggies in dressing makes it easier for your body to soak up those important vitamins! So go ahead and pour on that salad dressing- and while you’re at it, why not make that dressing as tasty as possible? We’ve gathered up a list of the most insanely delicious paleo salad dressings that are sure to blow your mind. Read on to say goodbye to drab dressings, and dazzle your taste buds with deliciousness!


1. Italian Dressing

Everyone loves a good Italian dressing, and this particular recipe is the best of the bunch. Easy, quick, and addictive in its deliciousness, this all natural dressing is packed with healthy fats and freshly ground herbs. This Italian Dressing’s simplicity and gentleness makes it the perfect pairing with any and all salads. 

 

Paleo salad Italian Dressing

Photo: completelynourished


2. Creamy Tahini Vinaigrette

Trying to find a creamy dressing that doesn’t contain processed ingredients can be a real challenge. So many store bought dressings are fraught with high fructose corn syrup, canola oil, and synthetic ingredients and chemicals. That’s why we have fallen head over heels for this Creamy Tahini Vinaigrette! Rich and creamy with just the right amount of freshness and spice, this dressing satisfies all our flavor cravings. 

Creamy Tahini Vinaigrette

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3. French Tarragon Shallot Vinaigrette


Channel a bit of Parisian charm with this sweet and simple vinaigrette. This delectable dressing packs in a quarter cup of fresh tarragon, an herb that is known to be one of the highest antioxidant food sources in the world. Soak up health benefits and sweet flavors! 

Photo: cali-zona

Photo: cali-zona


4. Fennel Salad with Honey Mustard Salad Dressing


Sweeten up your day the salad dressing way with this taste bud tantalizing salad dressing. Maple syrup, olive oil, and dijon mustard come out to play in this sweeter taste of a classic honey mustard dressing. When it comes to giving your body the healthy fats it needs in order to thrive, there is no sweeter way to do so than with this honey of a dressing! Also check out Sweet Steak Salad with Honey Mustard Dressing from PaleoOMG.

Fennel Salad with Honey Mustard Salad Dressing

Photo: jaybirdblog


5. Red and White Balsamic Vinaigrette


Take your balsamic vinaigrette to the next level with this recipe. Combining both red and white vinegars gives this salad dressing an extra lightness, and a pop of pizzazz. 

Red and White Balsamic Vinaigrette

Photo: cali-zona


6. Ginger Dijon Vinaigrette Salad Dressing


This salad dressing is tasty, refreshing, and packed with powerful nutrients like B12 and Zinc. And not only that- this explosively delicious dressing also provides you with the Magnesium, Iron, and Potassium your body needs in order to function at its best. Chowing down on this delectable dressing means fueling up on energizing electrolytes and enzymes! If you’re looking for a dressing that is clean, a little spicy, and a little sweet, look no further than this kicking Ginger Dijon Vinaigrette.

6. Ginger Dijon Vinaigrette Salad Dressing

Photo: domesticsoul


7. Homemade Ranch Dressing Mix


Get that creamy, garlic-y taste you love without the addition of processed ingredients. This mix is a cinch to make, and an elevator of an addition to any salad. Bonus: this is the best way to get a GMO-free, unprocessed ranch dressing into your belly in minutes! 

7. Homemade Ranch Dressing Mix

Photo: healthstartsinthekitchen


8. Ranch Dressing


Being Paleo doesn’t having to mean missing out on mayonnaise! This rich and creamy ranch dressing incorporates a wickedly delicious, homemade paleo mayo that dresses up any dressing. It also incorporates the healthy fats and powerful proteins of olive oil and organic eggs. Let’s go, Mayo! 

 8. Ranch Dressing

Photo: balancingpaleo


9. Lemon Vinaigrette


This simple salad dressing is easy to make and easy to eat! Its sweet simplicity means it tastes great no matter what its topping. Make sure to let it marinate- the marinated shallots are what gives this dressing its extra zing. Psst! Did you know that lemons are health powerhouses? It’s true. These citrus fruits are bursting with vitamin C, vitamin B6, magnesium, calcium, zinc, and oh so many more important nutrients. Squeeze this dressing onto your salad and add a bit of citrus healing to your day! 

9. Lemon Vinaigrette

Photo: lindawagner


10. Dijon Shallot Vinaigrette


If you’re looking for a dressing that is as versatile as it is delicious, this vinaigrette is the answer to your wishes. Robust, tangy, and perfect atop salad or even fish, this incredible dressing will become your new BFF. Bonus: this recipe includes red pepper flakes, which add some fire to the dish while reducing bodily inflammation. And don’t get us started on apple cider vinegar. This ingredient is a miracle healer! From preventing indigestion to helping increase weight loss to whitening teeth to boosting bad breath, apple cider vinegar is your one stop heal-all shop! And it tastes fantastic mixed with the sweetness of dijon mustar, too. 

 

10. Dijon Shallot Vinaigrette

Photo: everydaymaven

 

11. Avocado Cilantro Dressing

Pour this green goodness on your salads and reap the benefits of healthy fats, antioxidants, and powerful flavors. Avocado comes out to play in a powerful way in this guacamole-like, creamy green dressing. And oh- did we mention that, besides being one of the most delicious foods in existence, avocado is also one of the most healthy? That’s right. This powerful green fruit is bursting with oleic acid, which increases nutrient absorption. It also packs in as much protein as a small egg. Eat it up! 

Avocado Cilantro Dressing

Photo: guiltykitchen

Read the full recipe from Guilty Kitchen

Read the full recipe from Paleo Newbie


12. 2 Ingredient Balsamic Vinaigrette


It doesn’t get easier than a two ingredient dressing! This incredibly simple recipe makes a dressing that is great on its own, and also fun to play around and add to. 

12. 2 Ingredient Balsamic Vinaigrette

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13. Cesear Salad Dressing


After trying this Cesear Dressing, you’ll never look back. Packed with protein, freshness, and a whole lot of yum, this is our new go-to way to dress up a salad when we’re craving a healthy kind of comfort food.


14. Carrot Ginger Dressing {restaurant style}


Get fancy with this restaurant style Carrot Ginger salad dressing. Carrots are light on the calories and heavy on the health benefits. Packed with energizing enzymes and rejuvenating nutrients, this dressing fits perfectly into any diet type. A little spicy, a little sweet, and piqued with that addicting ginger zing, you’ll be adding this light dressing to your stack of favorites!

14. Carrot Ginger Dressing {restaurant style}

Photo: realfoodrn


15. Homemade Paleo Olive Oil Mayo


This Mayo is pure magic. Not only is great as a salad dressing, but it’s a killer add-on to sandwiches, dips, you name it. And to top it all off, it’s way tastier than the store-bought Mayo. Not to mention, way higher in protein, free of gross GMOs and yucky processed ingredients. Treat your tastebuds with this dreamy and delicious recipe. 

15. Homemade Paleo Olive Oil Mayo

Photo: meljoulwan


16. Hemp Oil and Chive Salad Dressing


We’ve all heard of Superfood Smoothies, but what about Superfood Dressings? Packed with olive oil, garlic, and hemp oil, this dressing is light, tasty, and truly a Superhero! We’ve fallen hard for hemp products, and this hemp oil dressing is certainly no exception. If you’re new to the world of hemp products, get excited: hemp oil is a little bit like a nuttier version of olive oil. That’s right- it’s all kinds of yummy. 

16. Hemp Oil and Chive Salad Dressing

Photo: thingsmybellylikes


17. Healthy Homemade French Dressing (American Style)


Give into that craving for French Dressing, the healthy way. This American take on an old favorite is a perfect balance of garlic goodness and savory sweetness. This is comfort food without the guilt, and we couldn’t be enjoying it more. 

17. Healthy Homemade French Dressing (American Style)

Photo: paleospirit


18. Dragon Fruit Vinaigrette from cavegirlcuisine

Dragon Fruit Vinaigrette from cavegirlcuisine

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