Dairy-Free Keto Ranch Dressing

I grew up in the Midwest, southeastern Michigan to be exact, and we put ranch on everything. Pizza, casseroles, hot dogs, fish sticks, fries, all got a healthy dose of ranch dressing added to it.

While I’ve since moved to Colorado and my dietary habits have changed significantly, my need for a daily dose of ranch dressing still remains!

When I made the transition to an all real food, dairy-free, keto diet, I spent time brainstorming on the most delicious, easiest ways to get adequate healthy fats at each meal. Ranch dressing was at the top of the list.

Perfecting a homemade version of my favorite condiment became my mission in life because none of the store-bought ones cut it, in taste or in quality of ingredients. In order to recreate the flavor I expected without the rancid, processed, vegetable oils typically in store brands, I needed to take it upon myself to find the magic combo.

After just a few attempts, I had mastered the best homemade ranch dressing recipe ever! Immediately after sharing my ranch-covered salad photos on Instagram, the interest and requests came pouring in. Turns out, there are quite a few of you who are also ranch dressing-obsessed!

 

This recipe instantly became my most popular, most loved recipe and for good reason.

 

It is the go-to way my Fat Burning Female tribe is getting in enough fats to transition their metabolism to one that is fat-fueled. In fact, the biggest response I get from them after making the recipe is “Why didn’t I make this sooner?!” I recommend always having a batch on hand as a tasty, easy way to get more healthy fats into your keto lifestyle!

Notes: I’ve only ever made this using an immersion blender. This is the one I use, and I love it. I also use it to blend my coffee in the morning, so it gets its fair share of use! I have heard people have successfully used a regular blender or food processor to make this too, I just haven’t done so personally, so I cannot comment on the process.

This ranch is very temperature sensitive and will separate if exposed to too much heat or cold. I recommend keeping it in the door of your refrigerator, so it stays at a moderately cold temperature.

 

Dairy-Free Ranch Dressing

This quick and easy ranch recipe will be your next condiment obsession. But, have no fear, all real food ingredients means it's a perfect way to include healthy fats into your next meal!
Prep Time5 mins
Keyword: clean, Dairy-free, healthy, Keto, Low Carb, Paleo, real food

Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup avocado oil
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon dill
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon nutritional yeast (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons water (optional)

Instructions

  • Place all ingredients into a deep bowl or wide-mouth mason jar
  • Using an immersion blender, start mixing all ingredients together from the bottom of the bowl and slowly lift blender up through mixture as it begins to combine.
  • Continue to blend until smooth and creamy. If the mixture is too thick, add water.
  • Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to two weeks.

Now, I want to hear from you! Head over to Instagram or Facebook and show me your favorite way to include ranch into your fat-fueled meals!

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