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no oil salad dressing recipe no oil no added salt Dr Fuhrman Eat to Live nutritarian 6 week plan Carrot Ginger Orange dressingWhat have you put on your salad lately?

Besides loads of fresh veggies (of course!), what’s making it all sing?

If you’re not smiling after every crunchy bite you just might be in a dressing rut.

Keep calm…

I’m about to hit you with 8 ingredients, that when you blend them all up, are going to make you so, so happy to be digging into that big bowl of nutrient-dense goodness!

Cause if it’s one thing I know, love and appreciate it’s the power of the salad to transform our bodies, fight disease and have us glowing from the inside out!

So, Carrot Ginger Dressing

Let’s do this!

Dr Greger daily dozen nutrition facts org raw salad dressing No oil dressing recipe no oil carrot ginger dressing Dr Fuhrman 6 week plan eat to live nutritarian dietI’m chalking this recipe up to big magic because it only took me only one attempt to create insanely flavorful, yummy goodness!

And you’re going to love it because it has only 8 ingredients that you may very, very likely have ready-to-go in your Eat to Live fridge and pantry right about now.

The key ingredient, that keeps you from having to add oil is tahini.

But not all tahini is created equally.  Make sure you only buy tahini that has one listed ingredient: sesame seeds.

I love Once Again’s Organic Tahini (one-ingredient) :

Most other carrot ginger dressings use sesame oil to get that nutty rich flavor you crave.  Oh, and loads of salt.

You are going to be so very pleasantly surprised by this recipe because you get all the tremendous flavor and richness, without any of the nutritarian-derailers!

Carrot ginger dressing no oil vegan whole food plant based Dr Fuhrman Eat to Live nutritarian recipe no oil recipe raw salad dressingThis oil free Carrot Ginger dressing tastes:

  • bright
  • savory with a sweet finish (from the OJ)
  • slightly spicy (from the ginger)
  • creamy

Make this as soon as you possibly can!  You’re going to love it and I promise it will soon be a favorite in your no-oil, nutritarian salad dressing rotation!

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No-Oil Carrot Ginger Dressing

A bright, savory, fresh and slightly spicy vegan carrot ginger dressing made nutritarian with no added oil or salt!

Author Kristen Hong

Ingredients

  • 5 medium carrots, diced
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3 tbsp fresh ginger, diced
  • 3 tbsp tahini (only one ingredient: sesame seeds)
  • 2 tbsp liquid aminos
  • 1 tbsp white vinegar (or rice vinegar)
  • 1 large clove garlic (or 1/2 tsp garlic powder)

Instructions

  1. Add all ingredients into a high-powered blender and blend on high until smooth.

Recipe Notes

This dressing is especially yummy over crunchier produce like iceberg or romaine lettuce, sugar snap peas, fresh cabbage, cucumbers, and carrots!


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xo, Kristen
Kristen Hong of Hello Nutritarian

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  • Annie B says:

    How long will this dressing keep in the fridge? I can’t wait to try it! I have been using a lot of your recipes and it makes this 6 week plan much easier!

    • Kristen says:

      Hi Annie!

      Yay!! I’m so glad the recipes have been helping you on your 6 week plan!!

      This dressing has lasted me a LONG time in the fridge! I use glass Mason jars for storage and it was still going strong at the 2 week mark!

      Please come back and let me know how you liked the recipe!

      xo, Kristen

    • Natasha says:

      What is aminos?

      • Kristen | Hello Nutritarian says:

        Hi Natasha!

        Liquid aminos is a gluten-free soy sauce substitute–it’s the equivalent sodium to a low-sodium soy sauce.

        xo, Kristen

  • Natasha says:

    The flavor of this dressing is amazing!! I couldn’t get it totally smooth though (still had ginger and carrot chunks) any tips? I only have a food processor (which I did the dressing in) and a ninja blender.

    • Kristen says:

      Hi Natasha!

      Yay!! I’m so glad you tried the recipe and love the flavor!

      You might want to run it through the Ninja blender–I used to have one and while it won’t get it completely smooth it should get rid of any chunks!

      Even using a Vitamix, there is fiberous texture to this dressing because of the ginger and carrot!

      Hope the Ninja helps!! Please let us know!

      xo, Kristen

      • Viv J Smith says:

        Maybe you could run the dressing through a sieve and that should filter any “fibres” out. I’ve not made any of these dressings yet, but will leave a “Recipe Rating” when I have. Thank you, these recipes really look delicious 🙂

        • Kristen | Hello Nutritarian says:

          Hi Viv!

          Yes, you could absolutely do that–it’s a great idea!

          I personally have no issue with the fibers being in there!

          Hope you love it as much as I do!

          xo, Kristen

  • Glenn says:

    Can you substitute unhulled sesame seeds for the raw tahini, and if so, what amount?

    • Kristen says:

      Hi Glenn!

      I am not sure about that–but it would be wonderful if you have experience converting for other recipes and could let us know how it goes!

      xo, Kristen

  • Judy says:

    Hi. What are liquid aminos? I’m not familiar with that or with substitutes.
    Thanks

    • Iron Stef says:

      it’s a soy sauce type condiment by Bragg’s. Tamari and aminos are on the shelf where you find soy sauce in the market. They are lower in sodium than soy sauce.

      • Kristen | Hello Nutritarian says:

        Thanks so much for answering Stef!!!

        xo, K

  • Nanci says:

    I’m interested in trying the carrot ginger dressing but I can’t find the link on the page to view the recipe.

    • Kristen | Hello Nutritarian says:

      Hi Nanci!

      So sorry, we’ve had some technical difficulties with the recipe plug ins when I switched over the site.

      They should all be back up by Tuesday, 3/7/17.

      Thanks so much for your understanding!

      xo, Kristen

  • Amanda says:

    this is delicious! just made it. can’t believe it’s also good for me:)

  • Renee Fisher says:

    Amazing recipe–love the ginger in here. Reminds me of an asian type of dressing without all the oils! Thank you for sharing. This will be my go-to salad dressing now!

  • Pj says:

    This is delicious and my new favorite dressing!! Thank you so much for figuring this out. I tried making this recipe up and totally messed it up. My new go to for sure!!

    • Kristen | Hello Nutritarian says:

      That’s so wonderful to hear!! Oh, I hear you! It was hard coming up with an oil-free, low-sodium version of this classic Japanese dressing!!

      And I can’t thank you enough for taking the time to come back to the site to leave a review on the recipe!!

      xo, Kristen

  • Destiny says:

    This recipe sounds like its right up my ally (it’s so hard to find one without mustard). I’m still finding my way around the
    Nutritarian lifestyle. I plan to make the change official at the new year and go on the aggressive weight loss path. Does the OJ in the dressing mean I can’t use it on the plan?

    • Ronda says:

      Hi Destiny,
      From what I understand about the plan, fruit juices are OK in small amounts used as natural sweeteners or in dressings/sauces. Just no drinking a nice big glass of fruit juice by itself ! For instance, this recipe only has 1/2 cup of juice in the whole batch and you’d probably only use a few tablespoons of the finished dressing on your mega-salad anyway. I know this is a late reply – but I hope you are getting into the Nutritarian lifestyle! I started in mid-January (2018) and have lost 27 lbs so far…Never hungry -always fully satisfied with the incredible, real foods on this plan. Good luck !!!

  • Laura H says:

    We just love this dressing! It’s been a salad every night with this colorful yummy dressing and pickled onions on top. Addictive!

  • Pratibha Agarwal says:

    Can I make this dressing without liquid aminos ?

    Thanks,
    Pratibha

  • Lindsay says:

    How long will this dressing keep?

    • Kristen | Hello Nutritarian says:

      Hi Lindsay!

      I will keep for at least 7 days in the fridge (preferably in a glass storage container). My batched last closer to 10 days in glass Mason jar storage.

      xo, Kristen

  • Ronda Fullenwider says:

    I’m going to be on a therapy soon that requires NO vinegar….I’m wondering if there would be any substitute for the white vinegar in this recipe ?
    Thanks !!

    • Kristen | Hello Nutritarian says:

      Hi Ronda!

      Use citrus juice instead, lemon or lime would work!

      xo, Kristen

  • Jen says:

    I made this recipe today and loved it! Thank you! I didn’t have any oranges or orange juice so I used 2 apples and 1 cup of water instead of 1/2 cup. I also used apple cider vinegar instead of white vinegar as it is better for gut health. It was a real winner at out house. Added it to a salad of rocket, cos lettuce, tomato, cucumber, celery and hummus. Delicious!

    • Kristen | Hello Nutritarian says:

      Hi Jen!

      So happy to hear you loved this dressing and so wonderful to know this can be made with apples instead of oranges!!

      Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review and tips for others to follow!

      xo, Kristen