Low Carb Friends  
Netrition.com - Tools - Reviews - Faces - Recipes - Home

Go Back   Low Carb Friends > Recipes and Menus > Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions
Register FAQ Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-28-2006, 09:40 AM   #1
Senior LCF Member
charmcitygirl's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2003
Posts: 132
Gallery: charmcitygirl
Stats: 247.2/240.2/155
WOE: Atkins
Start Date: Re-start 1/9/2012
Salad Dressing

I'm trying to find a sugar-free salad dressing...any suggestions?
charmcitygirl is offline   Reply With Quote

Sponsored Links
Old 01-28-2006, 04:54 PM   #2
Gadget Gal
Charski's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Mostly in the kitchen!
Posts: 39,750
Gallery: Charski
Stats: 174 (WW)/145/150 goal 5'5"
WOE: ATKINS, or a slight variation thereof
Start Date: May 2003
Make your own! It's easy and good. I use 2 parts olive oil (1/2 extra-virgin, 1/2 regular), 1 part vinegar (usually a tablespoon of balsamic and the rest red wine), garlic salt, freshly ground pepper, dried crushed basil, and a teaspoon of Dijon mustard. Shake it all up well. It keeps at room temp for a couple weeks if it lasts that long, and it's wonderful. You can add a teaspoon of Splenda if you like it a little sweeter.

Charski is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-28-2006, 05:04 PM   #3
SugarBabi's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 2,227
Gallery: SugarBabi
WOE: My Own Type Of Low Carb
Start Date: 2/12/2005
Thousand Island Dressing:


1/2 cup mayonnaise
2 tablespoons lc ketchup
1 tablespoon white vinegar
2 teaspoons sugar substitute (you can omit this, if you don't want it sweet--it tastes fine without it)
2 teaspoons sweet pickle relish (I use dill relish, but you can buy the splenda sweetened kind or pickles and chop up for relish)
1 teaspoon finely minced white onion (I used dried onion)
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 dash of black pepper

Combine all of the ingredients in a small bowl. Stir well.

Place dressing in a covered container and refrigerate for several hours, stirring occasionally, so that the sweetner dissolves and the flavors blend.
Makes about 3/4 cup.

Last edited by SugarBabi; 01-28-2006 at 05:06 PM..
SugarBabi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-28-2006, 05:09 PM   #4
SugarBabi's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 2,227
Gallery: SugarBabi
WOE: My Own Type Of Low Carb
Start Date: 2/12/2005
Another type salad dressing I make a lot is:

(sorry, I don't really measure, just use enough til it looks right)
The mayo, sour cream and avocado, etc. would be in equal amounts, like 1/2 cup of each--hope that helps.

sour cream
pureed avocado or blue cheese or feta cheese or finely chopped cucumbers
Small amount of olive oil to thin
cracked black pepper (optional--but I love it!!)

This type dressing is especially good just on lettuce or with lettuce and celery. Something about the blue cheese with the celery is pretty tasty.

Last edited by SugarBabi; 01-28-2006 at 05:11 PM..
SugarBabi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-29-2006, 06:08 PM   #5
5cats4me's Avatar
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Land O' Lakes, FL
Posts: 1,784
Gallery: 5cats4me
Stats: 185/134/130
WOE: Atkins without counting
Start Date: Jan 04
You have to try this!! It is a recipe from my grandmother, that I adapted using Splenda... My DH and sister both loved it too!

German Salad
3 slices of bacon
2 tbsp. of vinegar
2 tbsp. Splenda
2 big tablespoons of mayo
2 hard boiled eggs, chopped
Salad greens

Prepare a salad as usual with lettuce and favorite veggies. Put in fridge.
Fry the bacon and drain on paper towels. Save the grease! Let it sit until it no longer spits (10-15min). Add splenda, vinegar, mayo and eggs to the grease and stir until mixed and warm.
Pour over your salad and toss. Crumble bacon pieces over the top and enjoy!

This is my favorite salad and totally sugar free!
5cats4me is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-30-2006, 08:33 AM   #6
Senior LCF Member
oliveoyl's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: NC
Posts: 615
Gallery: oliveoyl
Stats: 208/166/165
WOE: Low Carb Primal
Start Date: August 2002
My favorite is the Blue Cheesing Dressing recipe in the back of Atkins book -- I could eat it by itself for lunch!
(This is from memory, so you might want to double check before you make it if you have a copy of the book).

4 oz. blue cheese
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup sour cream
1/4 cup olive oil (add more if it seems too thick)
1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
1 teaspoon mustard
(optional: a drop of worchestershire, tabasco, salt and pepper to taste)
oliveoyl is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 03:53 PM.

Copyright ©1999-2014 Friends Forums LLC. All rights reserved. - Terms of Service | Privacy Policy
LowCarbFriends® is a registered mark of Friends Forums, LLC.