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Dairy Free Healthy Ranch Dressing

This Dairy Free Healthy Ranch Dressing is not just for salads, you can dip veggies, dip pizza, or dip what ever your heart desires! Best of all it is low fat, low calorie and dairy free, so you can enjoy every creamy bite.

 

dairy free healthy ranch dressing by intentionally eat with Cindy Newland in a glass bowl with broccoli and carrots

 

I used to love ranch dip, you know the kind in the plastic tub. It was thick and creamy and tons of calories!

 

When I weighed nearly 300 lbs , I would dip vegetables in that popular brand and think I was eating healthy because after all, I was eating veggies!  Little did I know then that two tablespoons had 110 calories and 12 grams of fat!

 

Once I started on my weight loss journey and got serious about counting calories (yes, you have to count calories if you want to lose weight – I simplify it for you in my book HERE), I decided to make my own ranch dressing and make it as healthy as possible.

 

 

dairy free healthy ranch dressing by intentionally eat with Cindy Newland in a glass bowl with broccoli and carrots

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How do you make Ranch without milk?

 

 

It’s so easy you won’t believe it!  I add 2 Tablespoons of this dry ranch seasoning mix to non-dairy yogurt or vegan mayo and a few other ingredients and you have a creamy dairy free ranch dressing.

 

 

Homemade Dry Ranch Seasoning Mix by Intentionally Eat with Cindy Newland in a glass jar with a silver tablespoon

 

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Dairy Free Healthy Ranch Dressing

This Dairy Free Healthy Ranch Dressing is not just for salads, you can dip veggies, dip pizza, or dip what ever your heart desires! Best of all it is low fat, low calorie and dairy free, so you can enjoy every creamy bite.
Course Appetizer
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1 cup
Calories 32kcal
Author Intentionally Eat with Cindy Newland

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Pour apple cider vinegar into non dairy milk and let it set for 5 minutes to become more "buttermilk" like.
  • In a large mason jar or container, place yogurt, mayo and homemade dry ranch seasoning mix and whisk together.
  • Add "buttermilk" and blend. Store in refrigerator and enjoy. 

Notes

Add more "buttermilk" for a thinner consistency.

Nutrition

Serving: 16Tablespoons | Calories: 32kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 0.5g | Fat: 3g | Sugar: 1g

 

Tips for enjoying this Dairy Free Healthy Ranch Dressing

 

  • add more “buttermilk” or water if you want to save even more calories and/or have a thinner consistency
  • soy milk will “curdle” and become more “buttermilk” like when you add apple cider vinegar, but other non-dairy milks won’t. It doesn’t matter you can enjoy any of them and you will still achieve a flavorful dressing

 

 

dairy free healthy ranch dressing by intentionally eat with Cindy Newland in a glass bowl with broccoli and carrots

 

Try the Homemade Dry Ranch Seasoning Mix in this Skinny Taco Soup!

 

Skinny Taco Soup by intentionally Eat with Cindy Newland in a white bowl with a gold spoon

 

 

If you liked this Ranch dip, check out this Creamy Fruit Salsa recipe!

image of a bowl of creamy fruit salsa by intentionally eat with Cindy Newland

 

 

 

 

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Intentionally Eat,
Cindy

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18 Comments

  1. 5 stars
    This is perfect! I have a very good friend who has a severe dairy allergy, so I am always on the lookout for dairy-free recipes I can make. We’ve talked about doing a veggie platter for something healthy but it needs a dipping sauce. I’ll have to make this for our next get-together.

  2. Ranch is life. In fact, I think I could douse just about everything in a layer of ranch. I will definitely be giving this healthier alternative a try!

  3. Intriguing! I haven’t really had many dairy-free substitutes for yogurt etc since nursing my 2nd, who couldn’t handle me eating dairy. But I have lots of lactose-intolerant and/or vegan friends who would love this!

  4. 5 stars
    This dressing looks awesome! I’ve been eating so many more fresh veggies lately and don’t really feel like buying my ranch anymore. I”d rather make it instead. Stumbling across this recipe feels like fate!

  5. I am so glad to read this post today. I have some friends coming over and I will impress them with this delicious dip.

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