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A Comprehensive Guide to Keto-Friendly Salad Dressing

A Comprehensive Guide to Keto-Friendly Salad Dressing

Greens, meat, and high-fat dressing — the quick and easy keto trinity that’ll help you meet your needs for vitamins, minerals, fiber, fat, and protein in one low-carb meal.  Finding a healthy and tasty keto salad dressing, however, can get tricky when you venture beyond olive oil and vinegar. Most of the popular dressings will either be high in sugar or packed with inflammatory oils (and sometimes both). Even dressings that seem keto-friendly may still contain unhealthy ingredients. To ...

Shrimp Salad with Hot Bacon Dressing

Shrimp Salad with Hot Bacon Dressing

I have had my fair share of salads this year and I figured it is time to change it up a bit. I made this salad with hot shrimp and a hot dressing. Serving salads from cold to hot actually changes up the flavor a lot. The hot dressing includes bacon fat, apple cider vinegar, and dijon mustard warmed to perfection! Yields 4 servings of Keto Shrimp Salad with Hot Bacon Dressing The Preparation Shrimp Salad: 6 ounce spring mix 2 ounce bacon, chopped 2 large hard boiled egg, ...

Crispy Brussel Sprout Salad with Lemon Dressing

Crispy Brussel Sprout Salad with Lemon Dressing

I enjoy a good salad, but sometimes I don't feel like having lettuce, spinach, or a spring mix as the base. I like the crunch of lettuce and the taste of spinach, but I wanted to try something new. Brussels sprouts turn out to be the perfect base for this salad. Yes, you can eat Brussels sprouts raw and they taste very good this way! On top of this salad is a delicious pecan and seed medley. The pecans, pumpkin and sunflower seeds are fried in a spicy and tangy chili paste alongside cumin ...

Halloumi Salad with Mint Dressing

Halloumi Salad with Mint Dressing

This halloumi cheese salad with mint dressing is great for vegetarians, cheese lovers, and anyone craving a little something Greek. If you don't know what halloumi cheese is yet, it is a staple in Greek cooking. It's a firm cheese that does not melt making it perfect for grilling and serving warm. Frying the halloumi cheese in this recipe pairs it perfectly with fresh, crisp mixed greens and the mint dressing served on top. The mint dressing pairs so well with the halloumi, adding some ...

Grilled Tuna Salad with Garlic Dressing

Grilled Tuna Salad with Garlic Dressing

This salad is as good if not better than the way it looks! Fresh grilled tuna on a bed of greens with onion, cherry tomatoes, and hard-boiled eggs. For added texture and flavor, we sprinkle chopped walnuts and drizzle with a garlic dressing. This is one packed salad! The fresh grilled tuna is a great alternative to canned tuna, bringing a delicious flavor that you just can't get from a can. With a good amount of fat and protein in this keto salad, it will help you to stay fuller for hours ...

Avocado BLT Salad with Sweet Onion Bacon Ranch Dressing

Avocado BLT Salad with Sweet Onion Bacon Ranch Dressing

Everyone knows the level of tasty deliciousness that is a classic BLT. As a ketoer, you may also know the lower carb version of a BLT which is bun-less and may or may not include the healthy fats of a creamy avocado. What makes this Avocado BLT Salad stand out from the rest? The drizzle of sweet and tangy ranch dressing made with caramelized onion and bacon drippings! The dressing is the real star of this salad. Made in small batches, it’s easy to whip up and have just enough for two or ...

Keto Mozzarella and Tomato Steak Salad

Keto Mozzarella and Tomato Steak Salad

This steak salad is great for a light, keto-friendly lunch. I love turning classic dinners into a hearty lunch time salad. The fresh mozzarella cheese really brings out the salty, tender slices of steak. This over the mixed greens, cherry tomatoes, and an herb-tastic dressing, this steak salad is sure to be a favorite! Yields 6 servings of Keto Mozzarella and Tomato Steak Salad The Preparation Sirloin Steak: 32 ounce sirloin steak, at room temp 2 tablespoon olive oil 3 ...

Keto Asparagus Walnut Salad

Keto Asparagus Walnut Salad

Most people enjoy their asparagus cooked, but did you know the longer you cook asparagus the more nutrients it loses? That is why in this recipe raw (uncooked) asparagus is used as the base of the salad. It's a great alternative to the lettuce, spinach, and spring mix salads and boasts a lot more vitamins and minerals! This salad is a crunchy one, with the raw asparagus slices mixed with toasted walnuts and topped with a savory lemony dressing! You are sure to get a crunchy bite every ...

Keto Avocado and Salmon Salad

Keto Avocado and Salmon Salad

This salad is sure to leave you full until dinnertime. The base of this salad is a blissful spring mix next to smoked salmon, which is one of my favorite additions to any keto salad as it contains a high amount of fats and good protein. The salmon is really the key to this recipe. It is then topped off with avocado slices and onion to give the salad a crispy crunch. The salad dressing includes a dash of sweetener with mustard and white wine vinegar. It is a perfect pair between sweet yet ...

Prosciutto Manchego Grilled Salad

Prosciutto Manchego Grilled Salad

Warm salads are always a great way to spice up regular salads. The lettuce in this recipe is grilled to a perfect char on the grill. It is then chopped up into bite sized pieces and topped with an Italian favorite, prosciutto. As these ingredients are different from your average salad, I knew a light dressing was needed to make sure to this dish is tied together wonderfully. Olive oil, lemon juice, and mayonnaise were my simple ingredients for the dressing, which cuts perfectly through ...