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Salad Dressings & Toppings

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Catalina Dressing Recipe

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The Best Salad Dressing Recipes

This quick pickled radish recipe makes the best pickled radishes in only about 10 minutes hands-on time! They're great on tacos, avocado toast, pulled pork, and more! 

Quick Pickled Radish Recipe – How to Pickle Radishes

This spring salad is adorned with asparagus, grapefruit, crumbled feta, and creamy avocado. It's topped with a flavorful rosé vinaigrette, making it perfect for brunch or a light summer meal! 

Spring Salad with Rosé Vinaigrette, Asparagus, and Grapefruit

This fattoush salad will quickly become your favorite salad. Crispy pita, tangy dressing, and lots of fresh herbs will make this an instant favorite. 

Fattoush Salad Recipe – with video!

This creamy Parmesan Peppercorn Dressing is the perfect dressing if you love ranch but are looking for something new. It's cheesy with a little spice and it's lightened up with Greek yogurt and buttermilk. You're going to love it!

Parmesan Peppercorn Dressing – Healthy and Easy!

Bright and fragrant, this lemon basil vinaigrette dressing is the perfect healthy salad dressing. It's Whole30 compliant and is a great addition to a green tossed salad or a pasta salad. It's also great drizzled on top of grilled chicken! Get the easy salad dressing recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Lemon Basil Vinaigrette Dressing Recipe

These Ruby Tuesday Croutons are the perfect copycat recipe - they taste just like the restaurant's version and they couldn't be easier to make at home! You'll find these are the perfect topping for any salad! Get the easy recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Ruby Tuesday Croutons Copycat – Pumpernickel Croutons | with VIDEO

Once you learn how to make croutons, you'll never ever go back to buying store bought croutons! Homemade croutons are unbelievably easy to make and taste so much better than the dry kind you buy from the store.

How to Make Croutons – the best ever! (with video)

Boasting the flavors and colors of Christmas, this Christmas salad recipe will be a welcome healthy addition to any holiday menu! Get the recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Christmas Salad Recipe with Pomegranate and Pecans

Filling and flavorful, this kale sweet potato salad is filled with southwestern flavors and nutritious ingredients! It's great for meal prepping and healthy eating all week long. Get the recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Kale Sweet Potato Salad with Quinoa and Creamy Chili Lime Dressing

Sweetened and flavored with carrot juice, this vinaigrette salad dressing is free of added sugars but not short on flavor! It's great on salads with southwestern toppings! Get the recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Carrot Vinaigrette Salad Dressing with Chili Powder & Cumin

Learning how to pickle red onions is SO easy - it only takes five minutes! You'll love having a jar in your fridge for tacos, avocado toast, and more! Get the EASY method on RachelCooks.com!

Pickled Red Onions – Easy, Quick, 5 minutes hands on! | with video

Ditch the packet! Homemade Ranch Seasoning Mix is so easy to make at home and great to have on hand for when you get that ranch craving! It's versatile and so much better for you! Get the DIY Seasoning Mix on RachelCooks.com!

Homemade Ranch Seasoning Mix (Buttermilk)

Creamy poppy seed dressing made with yogurt instead of mayonnaise -- you'll love the flavor of this light and easy to make dressing! Get the dressing recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Poppy Seed Dressing (Creamy and Healthy!) | with video

This kale salad with avocado has a great southwestern twist and is full of flavor and bright green hues. Salads don't have to be boring! Get the kale salad recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Kale Salad with Avocado and Cumin Lime Dressing

Slow cooker caramelized onions - for those times when you don't want to spend an hour caramelizing them on the stovetop - these cook while you sleep! Get the easy recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Slow Cooker Caramelized Onions

Creamy, flavorful, and packed full of healthy fats - this creamy avocado lime dressing is perfect for your next salad. Get the easy recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Creamy Avocado Lime Dressing with Cumin

This kale salad keeps really well in your fridge - great for healthy eating all week! The honey dijon dressing softens the kale perfectly. Get the healthy recipe on RachelCooks.com. Great for weekly meal prep fans!

Kale Salad with Farro and Honey Dijon Dressing

This Sweet and Tangy Honey Mustard Vinaigrette has become my go-to salad dressing. It comes together quickly with household staples and is a major crowd-pleaser! Get the easy recipe on RachelCooks.com.

Sweet and Tangy Honey Mustard Vinaigrette | with video

Farro Salad with Za'atar and Broccoli - This unique salad is perfect to eat as a meal or as a side dish. Get the easy recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Farro Salad with Za’atar, Broccoli and Feta

Orzo Salad Recipe with Yogurt Dill Dressing

Orzo Salad Recipe with Yogurt Dill Dressing

Fresh Raspberry Vinaigrette Dressing Recipe on RachelCooks.com

Raspberry Vinaigrette Dressing Recipe with Fresh Raspberries

Healthy Ranch Dressing Recipe