#BaptistHealthy Recipe: Low-fat Ranch Dressing

One of the secrets to adding variety to meals is using different dressings. We’ve swapped unhealthy fats for better ones in this Low-fat Ranch Dressing and reduced calories in the process. With just as much flavor, it’s sure to satisfy the pickiest eaters.



Makes 4 servings

½ cup plain non-fat Greek yogurt

1 teaspoon garlic powder

¼ teaspoon onion powder

1 ½ teaspoon fresh lemon juice

1/2 teaspoon dried dill

½ teaspoon salt

½ teaspoon black pepper

2 tablespoons water


In a small bowl, mix all ingredients until well combined. Pour over food or refrigerate to chill.

Nutritional information (per 2 teaspoons): Calories 19, Carbohydrate 3g, Fat 0g, Sodium 9mg, Sugar 1g, Protein 2g. 

Carla Duenas
Carla Duenas is a registered dietitian and diabetes educator with Community Health at Baptist Health South Florida. A passionate promoter of wellness and prevention, and nutrition’s role in managing chronic diseases, Carla’s expert tips and advice have been featured in print and broadcast media, including Miami Herald, CNN, CNN en Español, NBC and Univision. She has consulted with the Consortium for a Healthier Miami-Dade to help local restaurants offer healthy meals. Carla is also an avid endurance athlete, competing regularly in races and marathons.

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