What is the healthiest salad dressing?

Vinaigrette The mixture of vinegar and olive oil is most approved among dietitians

Avocado-based dressing High in a healthy amount of monounsaturated fat, an avocado-based dressing is appropriate if the salad doesn’t contain more avocado.

Honey mustard It’s a sweet and savory, oil-based option, but be careful about the sugar content.

Tahini dressing This dressing made out of sesame paste and contains proteins and vitamin E.

Green Goddess dressing If you want a plant-based option, this dressing is made of olive oil, herbs and assorted greens.

Registered dietitian Jamie Allers shared with Hartford HealthCare that homemade dressing may help to reduce calories and harmful ingredients.

When in doubt, making your own is always the best option. Instead of scouring the ingredients list for additives, you can control what you use