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Dairy Free Everything Bagel Spiced Ranch Dressing {paleo + whole30}

This dairy free everything bagel spiced ranch dressing is made with a few simple + clean ingredients that you probably already have in your refrigerator and pantry! Ready in 5 minutes and so delicious for dipping veggies or as a dressing for your favorite salad. A healthy and tasty alternative to store bought ranch. 

This dairy free everything bagel spiced ranch dressing is made with a few simple + clean ingredients that you probably already have in your refrigerator and pantry! Ready in 5 minutes and so delicious for dipping veggies or as a dressing for your favorite salad. A healthy and tasty alternative to store bought ranch. 
 
The theme of todays post should probably be titled:

You can take the girl out of the midwest, but you can’t take the midwest out of the girl 😉

AKA I love ranch dressing with my whole heart and I don’t care who knows it.

And I’m guessing that if you’re reading this you also love ranch, and you’re probably also looking for a healthier option than the store bought stuff. And guess what – I’m ALSO down with a healthier homemade ranch because eating the foods you love doesn’t have to mean sacrificing your standards.

Basically what I’m trying to say is that I’ve 100% got you covered.

This dairy free everything bagel spiced ranch dressing is made with a few simple + clean ingredients that you probably already have in your refrigerator and pantry! Ready in 5 minutes and so delicious for dipping veggies or as a dressing for your favorite salad. A healthy and tasty alternative to store bought ranch. 

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Loaded Greek Salad bowl with crispy chickpeas and creamy jalepeno dressing {gluten free + dairy free option}

Summer is coming and that means allllll the loaded salad bowls! And we’re kicking off the warm weather salad vibes with this gem right here – a loaded greek salad bowl with crispy chickpeas and creamy jalepeño dressing!

Loaded greek salad bowl with crispy chickpeas and creamy jalepeño dressing is satisfying, healthy and easy to make! Packed with crisp greens, loads of veggies, buttery casteltravano olives, crispy chickpeas and feta cheese it's a salad lovers DREAM!

I first had the notion to put together a greek salad bowl during a lunch date with myself at Oddfellows Cafe here in Seattle. If you’re ever in Seattle do yourself a favor and brunch, lunch or have dinner there! It’s a great space with delicious food + and a wonderful drink selection.

They had a special running for a greek salad, and I sorta fell in love with it.

The weekend after that we were heading out to the coast to vacation on the beach for memorial day weekend with some friends of ours, and needed to plan all of our meals for the trip. I tried my hand at throwing together a loaded greek salad and it turned out so great. I knew with a couple more simple tweaks it was destined to be shared with you.

why you’ll love this loaded greek salad bowl

 

It comes piled high with tender spicy greens, sweet tomatoes, briny and buttery casteltravano olives (these olives bring me to my KNEES!), fresh cucumbers, cubed smoked turkey for some protein, spiced crispy chickpeas, all the fresh herbs, green onions, and a little feta cheese to set it off IF that’s your style.

And did I mention it’s topped with a creamy jalepeño dressing ?🙂

I DIE.

This situation is pretty much salad heaven, you guys.

Definitely not a classic greek salad, but we’ve all probably had our fair share of that, right?

Loaded greek salad bowl with crispy chickpeas and creamy jalepeño dressing is satisfying, healthy and easy to make! Packed with crisp greens, loads of veggies, buttery casteltravano olives, crispy chickpeas and feta cheese it's a salad lovers DREAM!

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healthy caesar salad dressing

as long as it’s the week of expressing our love I’m just going to go ahead and shout it from the roof top:

love caesar salad. like super a lot.

♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️

caesar salad dressing lightened up with greek yogurt. a healthier version of a classic dressing. super easy, bright and full of flavor! | www.nyssaskitchen.com

but I also love feeling healthy and knowing what’s in my food. it comes down to self love, really.

so because of these two facts (caesar ♥️ + self ♥️) I decided that it would probably be a good idea to find a delicious way to lighten up my homemade version of the good stuff.

It still has all of the usual flavor packed ingredients: lemon, garlic, parmesan, mustard, anchovies and lots of black pepper, but less mayo (or you can leave it out entirely), a little less oil, and some healthy probiotics from the added greek yogurt.

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