Make Your Own Salad Dressing

There’s no point in eating all those healthy leafy greens if you douse them in a high-fat, high-calorie salad dressing. You can shop for healthier Raspberry-Vinaigrettedressing at the grocery store. Or better yet, try making your own today! We’ve got you covered with this recipe.

Vinaigrette Salad Dressing


  • 1 bulb garlic, separated and peeled
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • ¼ tsp. honey
  • 1 tbsp. virgin olive oil
  • ¼ tsp. black pepper


  1. Place the garlic cloves into a small saucepan and pour enough water (about ½ cup) to cover them.
  2. Bring water to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer until garlic is tender, about 15 minutes.
  3. Reduce the liquid to 2 tablespoons and increase the heat for three minutes.
  4. Pour the contents into a small sieve over a bowl, and with a wooden spoon, mash the garlic through the sieve into the bowl.
  5. Whisk the vinegar into the garlic mixture; incorporate the oil and seasoning.

Serves four. Each serving contains about 33 calories, 3 g fat, 1 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 1 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrates, 0 g fiber, and 0 g protein.

Recipe from the StayWell Company, LLC