Uplevel Your Salad and Salad Dressings

Beets are abundant during the winter months and they're so delicious when roasted and paired with some simple ingredients. The horseradish adds a little heat to balance the dish.

Salads are the epitome of healthy eating, but they certainly don’t have to be boring. With the right ingredients and dressings, your salads can become a culinary delight. These salads and dressings are not only delicious but also versatile, making them great options for both lunch and dinner. They can serve as satisfying main dishes or refreshing side dishes, perfect for the summer season. Elevate your meals with these vibrant recipes, and make your salads the highlight of your table, here are some fantastic salad recipes and dressings to inspire your next meal.


Grilled Corn Salad with Coriander Lime Vinaigrette

Bring the taste of summer to your table with a Grilled Corn Salad featuring a zesty Coriander Lime Vinaigrette. This salad is a vibrant combination of fresh grilled sweetcorn and a medley of vegetables. The bright, citrusy vinaigrette enhances the natural sweetness of the corn, creating a perfect side dish for any occasion, but especially throughout BBQ season!

Pistachio Date Quinoa Salad

The Pistachio Date Quinoa Salad is a unique blend of textures and flavours, making it the perfect addition to a dinner or garden party this season. This salad combines the nutty flavour of quinoa with the sweetness of dates and the crunch of pistachios. Serve it warm for the best flavour experience, making it an ideal dish for both casual and formal gatherings.

Sweet and Sour Cucumber and Watermelon Salad

For a refreshing and light option, try the Sweet and Sour Cucumber and Watermelon Salad. This salad is perfect for picnics and BBQ’s, offering a delightful balance of sweet and tangy flavours. The crisp cucumbers and juicy watermelon cubes create a cooling, hydrating dish that’s ideal for the warm weather.


Romaine and Apple Salad with Oil-Free Sesame Dressing

Our Romaine and Apple Salad with Oil-Free Sesame Dressing is a refreshing twist on the traditional green salad. This dressing is both delicious and economical, thanks to the Vitamix machine’s ability to crush sesame seeds and release their natural oils, eliminating the need for expensive tahini. The crispness of the romaine and the sweetness of the apples perfectly complement the nutty, flavourful dressing.

Balsamic Citrus Dressing

The Balsamic Citrus Dressing is a light, versatile dressing perfect for a variety of salads. It pairs wonderfully with greens, mandarin oranges, and Chinese noodles, or can be used as a flavourful marinade for chicken. The combination of tangy balsamic vinegar and fresh citrus creates a refreshing, zesty dressing that brightens any dish.

Roasted Beet & Citrus Salad with Creamy Horseradish Dressing

For a hearty salad, try this Roasted Beet & Citrus Salad paired with a Creamy Horseradish Dressing. The roasted beets and citrus offer a sweet and earthy base, while the horseradish dressing adds a spicy kick that balances the dish beautifully. This salad is both vibrant in colour and rich in flavour, making it a standout option.

Vegan Kale Caesar Dressing

Transform your Caesar salad with our Vegan Kale Caesar Dressing. This dairy-free alternative uses creamy cashews to replicate the rich texture of a traditional Caesar. Combined with some other traditional Caesar dressing ingredients, this vegan version is perfect for those looking to enjoy a classic salad with a plant-based twist.

These recipes are just the beginning of what you can create with your Vitamix, whether you’re looking to impress at your next dinner party or simply want to enjoy a delicious, healthy meal, these salads and dressings are sure to elevate your culinary game. Happy blending!