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10 Homemade and Healthy Salad Dressings

Honey Dressing
Honey sauce enhances this dish of nectarines.
Honey sauce enhances this dish of nectarines.

Salads don't have to have lettuce or other veggies. Fruit salad is a great homemade dish, made even better with our delicious honey dressing. A raspberry-cantaloupe fruit salad would go especially well with this.


  • 1 cup of yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange peel

Mix it until it's blended nicely.

The value of yogurt is well-known -- it's a great source of protein and calcium, chock-full of vitamins and gives us the "good" bacteria that our bodies need. Plus, you always have the option to use low-fat or light yogurt in recipes. But, did you know that honey provides antiseptic and antioxidant benefits for the body? Also, the body needs sugars, such as honey, to transform into carbohydrates necessary for energy and heat. So, enjoy some fruit salad with honey dressing, knowing you're giving your body a healthy, natural sweet.