A creamy, dairy-free turmeric dressing that tastes fantastic on salads and Nourish Bowls, alike.
Homemade dressings not only taste better, they include a shorter list of ingredients than store-bought versions and they enhance the food — they don’t mask it. Homemade dressings usually save you a trip to the store too; you probably already have a lot, if not all, of these ingredients on hand in your healthy pantry.
This Creamy Turmeric Salad Dressing is a win-win-win. It tastes amazing, it adds variety and creativity to cooked veggies and warm grain bowls, and it’s a true “beauty food” that will help you glow from the inside out. You can thank the turmeric for antioxidants that fight cell damage and its anti-inflammatory properties that can help to keep blemishes and wrinkles at bay.
I love to make salad dressings on batch cooking day; the one day I set aside — usually Sundays — to crank out meals and meal components for the week. I always like to make at least one or two condiments ahead of time to keep dinner prep time to a minimum just in case I’ve had a long day at the office or won’t get home until late.
I’ve enjoyed this creamy turmeric dressing on salads with fresh greens and seasonal veggies, as well as warm grain bowls with quinoa and roasted vegetables and fresh toppers like avocado.
FYI — this creamy turmeric dressing keeps well for a few days in the refrigerator in an airtight glass bottle. The turmeric provides such a vibrant, cheery color that you’ll want to reach for all week.
Adding a salad dressing to your vegetable-rich dishes and salads is so important in helping your body absorb key fat-soluble vitamins such as vitamin A, D, E, K. The healthy fats such as olive oil or cashew butter like in this recipe, also help keep your hunger at bay so you feel fuller longer.