Salad lovers everywhere know what I'm talking about…
You get attached to a certain brand of bottled dressing or a certain restaurant's dressing; then you find out it's full of junk, and it's a sad, sad day.
The perfect salad dressing recipe is the proverbial diamond in the rough. Once you find it, you'll never let it go. Like your favorite pair of jeans or your grandma's gravy recipe, you'll reach for that perfect salad dressing recipe over and over again.
If you're one of the many who hasn't yet found The One, maybe I can help. And while we're at it, we might as well throw some gut-healing probiotics in there, too!
Look no further. In this round-up of 28 fermented and probiotic-filled salad dressings, you're sure to find at least one that's just right!
This tangy, pungent dressing with vinegar, Dijon mustard, garlic, and kombucha will make you smack your lips! Via culturesforhealth.com.
Healthy fat, healing ginger, and probiotic yogurt will leave you more satisfied than ever with salad. Via theleangreenbean.com.
Even the kids will love this fermented classic Ranch! Via culturesforhealth.com.
If you've been on a quest to find the perfect creamy dressing, look no further. This creamy dressing can be tailored to your personal taste. Via TraditionalCookingSchool.com.
Bottled Caesar dressing has a lot of icky ingredients, but not this one! You'll keep coming back to this Caesar dressing recipe for sure. Via todayindietzville.com.
Are you on an elimination diet and need a dressing with allowed ingredients? Here it is — and with the bright flavor of fresh mint! Via howweflourish.com.
Save money by using kombucha vinegar in place of expensive organic vinegar; this recipe shows you how. Via thenourishinggourmet.com.
This recipe is probiotic and full of the enzymes you need to digest raw salad vegetables properly — with a delightful kick! Via theuntrainedhousewife.com.
Milk kefir adds gut-healing probiotics to this staple ranch dressing. Via nourishedandnurtured.blogspot.com.
Transfer the healing properties of home-fermented sauerkraut to your homemade salad dressing simply by adding your sauerkraut juice! Genius! Via fosteringnutrition.com.
Put your fermented mayo and mustard to good use in this classic honey mustard dressing. Via learningandyearning.com.
The perfect blend of sweetness, tartness, and downright GOODNESS! Via picklemetoo.com.
If you're a garlic lover, this creamy dressing is right up your alley! Via culturesforhealth.com.
Buttermilk ranch dressing doesn't need to be limited to salads. Lots of us love to dip our fries, meats, and pizza in ranch too! Via ournourishingroots.com.
Have some really strong and sour kombucha sitting in the back of your fridge? Now you've got a use for it! Via thehealthyhomeeconomist.com.
A creamy and probiotic dressing that can be whipped up in less than 5 minutes? No way! Via almostbananas.net.
A flavorful, Asian-inspired dressing with traditionally prepared miso … yummy and so colorful! Via theconsciousdietitian.com.
Three powerhouse fermented foods — kombucha, kefir, and kefir cheese — star in delicious Lemon Kefir Dressing. Via culturedfoodlife.com.
There are quite possibly billions of healthy gut critters in this probiotic version of Thousand Island Dressing! Via culturedfoodlife.com.
Ooooh! Why haven't I ever thought of adding Parmesan to ranch?! Via thankyourbody.com.
There are endless ways to dress a salad, but you might just quit looking once you get a taste of this Creamy Miso Avocado Dressing! Via barbaracooks.com.
If you're making an oil and vinegar dressing, why not use raw apple cider vinegar in place of white vinegar? It's an easy way to get your daily dose of probiotics. Via fermentedfoodlab.com.
It's not a vinaigrette, it's a “bucherette” or a “kombucherette”! Via theroastedroot.net.
This may be your new favorite way to enjoy kefir! Via leelalicious.com.
A simple probiotic dressing you can adjust to your own taste! Via TraditionalCookingSchool.com.
“Tongue-dancing tang” is how the author of this dressing describes her recipe. Sounds good to me! Via riddlelove.com.
Ranch with a spicy kick AND probiotics? Yes, please! Via growinguptriplets.com.
I have to say, I'm pretty partial to my own Caesar dressing, but even I've found a few new keepers. If you're whipping up a nourishing dressing, don't forget that I've gotcha covered on salads too: 33 Main Dish Salad Recipes.
Do you already have a go-to dressing that's fermented or rich in probiotics? Which dressing are you going to try first?
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