Healthy Cranberry Raspberry Salad Dressing

Healthy Cranberry Raspberry Salad Dressing is delightful. This is the second lovely salad dressing I made using Greek yogurt and honey. This time I used a raspberry vinegar and a cranberry juice with blackberries, blueberries, grapes and apples. I wanted to get a cranberry raspberry juice that was 100% juice but couldn’t find any that don’t add sugar or splenda. This turned out really well.

Because of the tartness of the berries I added a little extra honey compared to the other two dressings. This dressing is healthy, low calorie, has no sugar, no high fructose corn syrup, no artificial sweeteners, no additives, no MSG, no preservatives, no gluten, and no oil! It’s a very faint pink in color – really more like cream with just a tinge of pinkish color to it.

When I initially posted this recipe in October 2012, it was still the early days of my blog and my picture taking abilities were zilch. Since then I’ve upgraded from an iPhone 3 to a Canon and I’ve learned a thing or two about presentation.

As a result, I’ve been going back through all my first year blog recipes and remaking them so I can get better pictures of each post. I recently remade this recipe (July 2015) for a family dinner and also changed the recipe up considerably. This time when making the dressing I added raspberries to increase the flavor, color and texture. I found this version absolutely delightful. I hope you do to.

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Healthy Cranberry Raspberry Salad Dressing is a great salad dressing for any kind of salad.

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Here’s a look at the salad! Makes me hungry just looking at it!

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Healthy Cranberry Raspberry Salad Dressing can be whipped up in just about 5 minutes!

 

Here’s what I did.

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I used these ingredients.

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Place Greek yogurt into a blender. Add honey and raspberry wine vinegar. Add cranberry/raspberry juice or other cranberry juice blend. 

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Add raspberries.

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Blend in your blender for about 10 seconds or until well mixed.

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Healthy Cranberry Raspberry Salad Dressing is gluten free.

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Drizzle salad dressing over your favorite tossed green salad.

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Healthy Cranberry Raspberry Salad Dressing contains no oil, no sugar, no preservatives, no MSG. 

 

Here’s the recipe.

HEALTHY CRANBERRY RASPBERRY SALAD DRESSING

(My own concoction)

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Healthy and delicious gluten free salad dressing that's so quickly and easy because it only has five ingredients! No oil, sugar, MSG or high fructose corn syrup.
Healthy Cranberry Raspberry Salad Dressing | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen
Prep Time 10 minutes
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Prep Time 10 minutes
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Healthy Cranberry Raspberry Salad Dressing | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen
Instructions
  1. Place all ingredients in a blender and mix about 10-15 seconds until well pureed.
  2. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  3. Makes about 3 cups.
Recipe Notes
NOTE: I used ¾ cup honey, but if you like a sweeter salad dressing, than increase this to 1 cup. You can also substitute sugar, but start with lower amounts first, since sugar is sweeter than honey.

 

[b]Healthy Cranberry Raspberry Salad Dressing[/b]
Recipe Type: Salads and Salad Dressings
Cuisine: American
Author: Teresa Ambra – my own creation
Prep time:
Total time:
Serves: 12
Healthy and delicious gluten free salad dressing that’s so quickly and easy because it only has five ingredients! No oil, sugar, MSG or high fructose corn syrup.
Ingredients
  • 2 cups [url href=”http://www.chobani.com/” target=”_blank”]Chobani[/url]plain Greek yogurt
  • ¾ to 1 cup honey
  • ¼ cup Colavita Raspberry wine vinegar
  • ½ cup [url href=”http://www.oceanspray.com/” target=”_blank”]Ocean Spray[/url] Cranberry Concord Grape Juice or other cranberry juice blend
  • 6-oz. fresh raspberries
Instructions
  1. Place all ingredients in a blender and mix about 10-15 seconds until well pureed.
  2. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  3. Makes about 3 cups.
Notes
I used ¾ cup honey, but if you like a sweeter salad dressing, than increase this to 1 cup. You can also substitute sugar, but start with lower amounts first, since sugar is sweeter than honey.

Healthy Cranberry Raspberry Salad Dressing | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | fabulous 5-ingredient #saladdressing using #Greekyogurt and honey. No oil, No sugar, No preservatives! #raspberries

This really is a delicious, simple and easy dressing to put together with all natural ingredients. 

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This dressing is especially good with tossed salads with fruit.

Healthy Cranberry Raspberry Salad Dressing | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | fabulous 5-ingredient #saladdressing using #Greekyogurt and honey. No oil, No sugar, No preservatives! #raspberries

Healthy Cranberry Raspberry Salad Dressing makes a great dip for fruit, too.

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7 Replies to "Healthy Cranberry Raspberry Salad Dressing"

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    Barbara March 22, 2014 (7:19 pm)

    What is calorie count.

    • comment-avatar
      Teresa March 22, 2014 (7:21 pm)

      I’m sorry, I don’t have a calorie count on the recipe.

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    Barbara @ Barbara Bakes October 7, 2012 (6:00 pm)

    What a great, healthy way to dress a salad. I need to make more dressings.

    • comment-avatar
      Teresa October 7, 2012 (8:54 pm)

      It’s so very easy and tasty. I think it would make a great fruit dip, too. You can always add more Greek yogurt if you want it thicker.

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    trkingmomoe October 5, 2012 (6:49 pm)

    With the holidays coming up that is a good idea for a salad dressing. Thanks for the idea for this dessing.

    • comment-avatar
      Teresa October 6, 2012 (1:34 pm)

      So easy and quick to make, too.

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