We all love a good salad: full of fresh crisp ingredients, and healthy vitamins and minerals. Often, though, our salads need a little pep in their step, and that’s where salad dressings come in. Homemade paleo salad dressings are easy to make, free from artificial ingredients, and cheaper than a lot of the versions you can buy at the store.
I’m sure you have your favorite salad dressing recipes, but allow us to introduce you to 14 creamy and delicious paleo salad dressings that will liven up your salad, and your day! Full of flavor and fully in keeping with your paleo diet, we’re sure they will make your tastebuds happy!
Paleo Salad Dressing Recipes
It’s so easy to add salads to your menu on the paleo diet lifestyle, but sometimes the dressing is the hard part. Making delicious salad dressings that are paleo is easier than ever with these recipes.
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Jalapeno Ranch dressing
For those of you who like a little spice in your supper, our jalapeno Ranch dressing is a perfect accompaniment to your lettuce. You only need 3 ingredients and a spare 10 minutes to whip it up, and you can also turn it into a dip for your next party.
Keto, Whole30, Paleo, gluten-free, sugar-free, dairy-free, and vegan; this Italian dressing from Cook Eat Paleo is the one you can make when you’re catering for 35 different dietary requirements. It will liven up your salad whilst keeping all of your guests happy.
For a sweet and tangy salad dressing that makes you think of summer immediately, this strawberry vinaigrette from Food Faith Fitness is all you need. Paleo-friendly and vegan, you can pour it over your tomatoes guilt-free.
Japanese restaurant-style ginger dressing
You know what it’s like when you’ve been to a restaurant, and discovered this gorgeous side dish or dressing and you just have to try and recreate it at home? Well, Unbound Wellness has done it for you with this deliciously heated ginger salad dressing. Perfect for pouring over a nice crunchy salad bowl.
Lemon herb vinaigrette
Sometimes the simplest of things are the best, and when you have a bowl of salad filled with delicious fresh vegetables, you don’t always want to cover it in loads more flavors. For when you just need that little something, you need Fixed on Fresh’s lemon herb vinaigrette. It’s also great as a marinade!
Almond butter turmeric dressing
Bites of Wellness created this dressing to be a paleo version of the one you can buy at Trader Joe’s. It’s delicious, but it’s also free from any nasty ingredients, and completely paleo-friendly.
Homemade Ranch dressing
Love your ranch dressing, but not really a fan of jalapenos? Well, then instead of our first list item, you should check out this version from Good Noms, Honey! Dairy-free, and great on buffalo wings, and chicken tenders as well as salads, you’ll be making this all the time.
Creamy avocado lime dressing
So creamy, and great as a dip for your veggies as well as a dressing for your salad, this tangy avocado-lime dressing from My Life Cookbook is so delicious. Pair it with your favorite low-carb Mexican-inspired meal and you’ll never look back.
Lemon poppy seed dressing
If what you want is something to wake you up, rather than a creamy sauce, then Wonky Wonderful’s lemon poppy seed dressing is your perfect partner. Easy to make and oh, so summery, you’ll be in love.
An oldie, but a goodie, the balsamic vinaigrette is probably the first salad dressing everyone learns how to mix up. Mama Knows Gluten Free has a great recipe for a version that’s paleo-friendly, gluten-free, and with no refined sugar.
Caesar salad dressing
I love Caesar salad so much, and finding a healthy alternative to the dressing which also tastes great is a constant struggle. Well, my search is over with My PCOS Kitchen’s paleo version of my favorite dressing. Creamy and quick to make, it’s going to become a staple in my fridge.
Orange maple salad dressing
To be honest, you’ll probably want to make the chicken and bacon salad in Wonky Wonderful’s post as well, I know I did. But the real star of the show is her Orange Maple salad dressing. Perfectly paleo, and perfectly delicious, I’ll be pouring it on everything.
Green Goddess dressing
Now, I’m a sucker for anything that implies I’m a goddess! But, seriously, this 6 ingredient dressing from The Real Food Dieticians will make you feel super healthy whilst giving your tastebuds a real treat.
I thought that we’d finish with a real ray of sunshine. Look at this glorious jar of dressing and tell me you don’t immediately think of summer! Joy Food Sunshine’s pomegranate vinaigrette is so creamy and so fruity that it will bring even the most boring of salads to life.
14 Flavorful Paleo Salad Dressing Recipes
Add flavor to any salad with one of these delicious paleo salad dressing recipes! Perfect for topping salad greens of all kinds.
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- Jalapeno Ranch Dressing
- Italian Dressing
- Strawberry Vinaigrette
- Japanese Restaurant-Style Ginger Dressing
- Lemon Herb Vinaigrette
- Almond Butter Turmeric Dressing
- Homemade Ranch Dressing
- Creamy Avocado Lime Dressing
- Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing
- Balsamic Vinaigrette
- Caesar Salad Dressing
- Orange Maple Salad Dressing
- Green Goddess Dressing
- Pomegranate Dressing
More TIPS about this paleo recipe in the post above!
Dress up your favorite salad with a delicious dairy-free and paleo friendly dressing that is easy to make and packed with flavor!