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Roasted Red Pepper Dressing {Paleo + Vegan}

This healthy roasted red pepper dressing is bright and flavorful! The perfect colorful and nutrient dense addition to brighten up any dish. Not only delicious with a healthy green salad, but also pairs well with chicken and salmon! Paleo + vegan friendly!

Side view of a jar of bright orange roasted red pepper dressing next to a cut lime and a bowl of salad greens

A quick note on this recipe! The original version of this post was published back in 2015. Since then I’ve re-tested the recipe, updated the photographs, and the content. I’m republishing it for you today to enjoy! I hope you continue to make and love this delicious and healthy salad dressing. xo


I am totally a believer in the power of a perfect salad dressing. You know the one: the texture coats your salad greens PERFECTLY, and there’s just enough sweet, sour, and salty to hit all the right notes. It adds something unique to your meal but never over power’s the other flavors.

That my friends, is this healthy roasted red pepper dressing in a nutshell.

SALAD GAME ON, BABES!

Close up view of the inside of a jar of bright orange roasted red pepper dressing
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The Best Dairy Free Ranch Dressing {paleo + whole30}

This dairy free ranch dressing is made with a few simple ingredients that you likely already have on hand, with none of the junky ingredients that are in the bottles at the store. Plus it’s ready in 5 MINUTES! So delicious as a dip or a dressing for your favorite salad. A healthy and tasty alternative to everyone’s favorite dipping sauce.

45 degree angle view of a jar of homemade dairy free ranch with herbs and cucumbers on a wooden board

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: Ranch dressing and I are BFF’S.

Like best friends FOR-EV-ER. Till the day I die. Because it’s:

  • Freaking delicious
  • Super easy to make
  • Versatile
  • Really healthy if you do it right

I would go as far as saying that it’s made of magic. You can make a suuuper simple meal, top it with this amazing ranch dressing, and it tastes INCREDIBLE.

Maybe that’s why there’s shirts for sale on the internet that say “ranch dressing is a blessing”? 😂

And honestly I have to agree. (Although I’m not sure I’m ready to buy the shirt yet 😉)

A creamy, garlicky, herb flecked dressing that is super easy to make, versatile, and nourishing? COUNT ME IN.

In this post I’m going to share with you my recipe for the best dairy free ranch dressing that also happens to be paleo and whole30 friendly. I’ll teach you how to make it from scratch and also give you some tips to make the most of your new favorite dressing!

Straight on view of a jar of homemade dairy free ranch with lemon, herbs, and cucumbers on a wooden board
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Grain Free Paleo Green Bean Casserole {paleo + vegan}

Being from the midwest, green bean casserole was always a very big part of our Thanksgiving spread. Right up there with my grandma’s famous layered raspberry jello whipped cream dessert 😉 Okay, so the times have changed and what fills our plates on Thanksgiving has changed with it, but there are some dishes that I refuse to say goodbye to. And so, healthier paleo-friendly and vegan versions are made! Top of that list? This grain free paleo green bean casserole. It’s insanely delicious, vegan friendly, and free of all the junky ingredients that are usually in this famous casserole.

Grain free paleo vegan friendly green bean casserole! Made with all the same comforting flavors that you love in the classic casserole, with ingredients that you can feel good about.
 
This was on last years menu as well, but I didn’t have the recipe fully developed, and so I hung onto it just waiting for this year’s festivities.

Green bean casserole can be a challenging casserole to make gluten free / paleo / vegan since most cream of mushroom soups (the standard base of green bean casserole) are thickened with cream and and flour. Not so paleo or vegan friendly…

But in the name of eating clean AND enjoying every minute of it I think it’s worth re-working this classic dish. Especially during this time of year when the struggle to eat for you health and enjoy shared meals is so real.

This green bean casserole is here to tell you that you can both indulge in your favorite dishes and stay on track with your health and well-being

 

Grain free paleo vegan friendly green bean casserole! Made with all the same comforting flavors that you love in the classic casserole, with ingredients that you can feel good about.

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