Anyone have fat-free salad flavoring ideas?

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HalfJapFight...

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Posted: 30 Sep 2009, 22:09
I am tired of the plain taste of raw veggies, and am praying that I just suddenly looove the taste but in the meantime, can anyone suggest any fat-free low calorie taste ideas to flavor salads?
Deserve...

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Posted: 30 Sep 2009, 22:12
Have you tried pesto or sun dried tomato pesto? Hummus?
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prettypastry...

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Posted: 01 Oct 2009, 09:28
lemon and/or dried fruits are good.
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MarkieG

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Posted: 01 Feb 2011, 11:56
I know this is old but I like to put the juice from hot peppers on my salads it really adds a nice no calorie bite to them.
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StacieRitz

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Posted: 01 Feb 2011, 12:11
I like either a bit of pineapple or, for a dressing, I like to mix vanilla yogurt with a bit of honey..YUM
mwessinger

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Posted: 01 Feb 2011, 12:56
I have been using Pace Picante sauce on my salads lately. Salsa adds a lot of flavor to a salad for only a few calories.
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Posted: 01 Feb 2011, 12:58
Pomegranate vinaigrette is really good with very little calories.
shmiller

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Posted: 01 Feb 2011, 13:11
I concur with the pomegranate. I like it plain, even without the oil.
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Jesseckles

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Posted: 01 Feb 2011, 13:36
Walden Farms Dressings are perfect! Zero Calories, zero fat, gluten free...
http://www.waldenfarms.com/
k8yk

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Posted: 01 Feb 2011, 14:10
lemon juice
lime juice
fresh herbs
vinegars (balsamic, rice, cider, etc)
salsa
chopped sun-dried tomatoes
hummus
guacamole (not fat free or low cal, but still healthy)
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nurnay

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Posted: 01 Feb 2011, 14:11
The Kraft fat-free Caesar dressing is pretty good.
MarkieG

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Posted: 01 Feb 2011, 14:16
oh yeah I am a big fan of the salsa on salads as well.. well I like salsa on pretty much anything... haha
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jlrbsr1

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Posted: 01 Feb 2011, 14:52
I like to use salsa or banana pappers and their juice.
EmilyCelner

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Posted: 01 Feb 2011, 15:07
Fat Free Cottage Cheese is a Wonderful salad topping!!! It tastes great ANNND is packed with good sources of Protein!!!
osugspaleo

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Posted: 01 Feb 2011, 15:18
The Eating Right salad dressings are great! I use them all time, the Ranch took a little getting used to as it tastes a little different, but all are low calorie and low in fat. I think almost all of them are less than 50 calories per serving. They come in a variety of flavors.
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Posted: 01 Feb 2011, 15:28
Jesseckles wrote:
Walden Farms Dressings are perfect! Zero Calories, zero fat, gluten free...
http://www.waldenfarms.com/


Yes! I use the Walden Farms dressings and they are FABULOUS! They are No Fat, No Calorie, No Sugar and taste GREAT!! I use them all. The cole slaw mix is great too!
Jaynesuss

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Posted: 01 Feb 2011, 15:56
Safeway Select Soutwestern Salsa is AWESOME! I use it on my salads, potatos instead of butter, eggs, sandwiches, meats, everything! I use salsa in place of butter, mayonnaise, salad dressing and anything that requires a bit of flavor!
Jaynesuss

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Posted: 01 Feb 2011, 15:57
Also, Kraft fat free italian dressing is wonderfull! And not only on salads, it makes a GREAT meat marinade as well!
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Posted: 01 Feb 2011, 19:24
Whole Foods 365 Fat Free Balsamic Vinagrette, 20 calories per 2 tbsp
NSYU

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Posted: 01 Feb 2011, 20:44
I don't budge on my salad dressings....my fav is Ranch but what I do with it... I pour dressing in small container and dip my fork in it and then onto salad or vegetables - taste you get is the same as your vegetables were covered in dressing.
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