Detox salad dressings

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salad dressings

Our Food Editor Ntwenhle Gcabashe shows you how to make three detoxing salad dressings to ease you back into healthy eating mode.

1. Lime Dressing

Prep time: 10 minutes

Serves: 2–3

  • ½ cup (125ml) lime juice
  • ½ cup (125ml) red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon lime zest
  • 4 tablespoons (60ml) olive oil
  • Handful fresh coriander, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 tablespoons (30ml) maple syrup
  1. Whisk all ingredients in a bowl.

Tip: Best served with grilled chicken and vegetable salad.

SEE ALSO: Detoxing salads

2. Turmeric and Chilli Dressing

Prep time: 10 minutes

Serves: 2–3

  • 1 tablespoon ground turmeric
  • 1 red chilli, finely chopped
  • 6 tablespoons (90ml) white wine vinegar
  • 6 tablespoons (90ml) olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon (15ml) honey
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • Salt and pepper

 Mix turmeric, chilli, vinegar, oil, honey, mustard and garlic in a bowl.

  1. Season with salt and pepper.

Tip: Best served with lentil salad.

3. Avocado and Garlic

Prep time: 10 minutes

Serves: 2–3

  • 1 medium avocado, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 4 tablespoons (60ml) orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest
  • 6 tablespoons (90ml) white wine vinegar
  • 6 tablespoons (90ml) olive oil
  • Handful fresh coriander, chopped
  • Salt and pepper, for seasoning
  1. Mix ingredients in a blender.
  2. Season with salt and pepper.

Tip: Best served with Caesar salad.