Romaine lettuce, spinach leaves, juicy tomatoes, scallions, cucumbers--and salad dressing. Enjoying cobb salad, chef salad, spinach salad and the basic garden salad is a good start for a healthy diet.
A good vinaigrette or cream-based salad dressing helps take any salad from yum all the way to wow. Vinaigrette dressing contains a vinegar, such as red wine, olive oil, salt, pepper and French mustard. Add other ingredients such as herbs or shallots for a tasty, healthy salad dressing.
Creamy salad dressings contain low-fat yogurt and low-fat cottage cheese, spices such as oregano, basil, parsley and garlic, and other seasonings like minced onion, mustard and Worcestershire sauce. This Salad Dressings Guide gives you everything you need to know about salad dressings, their place in a healthy diet and how to make them.
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