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Spruce Up Your Greens: Healthy Caesar Dressing


Caesar salads were the first salad I ate when I was little. (I think it was only to steal my mom’s croutons.) I still really like Caesars now, but they’re usually saturated in a rich, fatty dressing. I found this recipe for a healthier and homemade take on Caesar dressing from The Forest Feast using Greek yogurt and a few other ingredients. Inspired by living in Ithaca and its Moosewood-roots, I decided to try this modern twist on a classic Caesar with Greek Yogurt Caesar Dressing. The outcome was delicious.

Ingredients (makes about 2/3 c with 1-2 T servings).

  • 1/8 c light olive oil
  • 1/2 c non-fat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 t minced garlic
  • 1 T fresh lemon juice
  • 2 t dijon mustard


  1. Combine all dressing ingredients in a blender or mini food processor and blend until smooth.
  2. Toss with your favorite salad.
  3. Serve and enjoy!

Dressing adapted from The Forest Feast’s Kale Caesar with Polenta Croutons.”

Nutrition for 1 T of dressing.
32 calories  •  2.8 g fat (77%)  •  0.7 g carbs (9%)  •  1.2 g protein (14%)  •  0.4 g sugar
* These are estimates based off specific products I used and how I entered ingredients in a fitness tracker. This is completely subjective and used to give a rough nutritional estimate.




7 thoughts on “Spruce Up Your Greens: Healthy Caesar Dressing”

  1. Annie, this looks great! Really eye catching and well designed. Very artistic. I will bookmark and check for additions and updates! Luv, ~ C


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