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Acids and spices are generally used to add flavor to the mostly flavorless salad. To adapt recipes for your relative, you could try: Use less sauce or dressing. Of cause the fat content of a dressing is high, but if you drizzle just a little bit over the salad, the overall fat content is much lower. Use less sauce to reduce the absolute amount of fat. Use ...


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Yogurt comes in low-fat variations and in my experience they work pretty well. Yogurt can be used as a dressing. In a lot of instances you can make a nice dressing just by taking the recipe of a mayonnaise based dressing and then replacing the mayonnaise with yogurt. (I don't mean it will taste the same, just that the recipes will produce a still nice but ...


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I don't know whether the "ranch mayonnaise" you had was a commercial product or simply something the supermarket whipped up to put on sandwiches. I personally had never heard of "ranch mayonnaise" as a supermarket product, but an internet search tells me that apparently some companies do market it. In any case, both the dressing and mayonnaise are likely ...


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Ranch mayonnaise has mayonnaise as the only base ingredient, whereas ranch dressing has mayonnaise and another ingredient, in this case buttermilk.


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You can work with sweet and salty tastes. A cold soy sauce and mirin/honey mixture is sure to add some good flavours to a salad. You can also crush garlic and ginger, fry it up, then add soy sauce, honey/sugar/mirin and a corn starch slurry for a teriyaki style sauce you can dress your salad with after it's cooled.


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