Healthier Ranch Dressing

Healthier Ranch Dressing

Typical ranch dressing can be loaded with fat and calories. Make your own healthier version with this simple recipe that keeps the classic flavor you’re looking for. It’s perfect for dipping or drizzling on salads or sandwiches.

Start by combining a variety of herbs and spices to make the Ranch Seasoning Blend.

You only need a tablespoon of the mixture per batch of ranch dressing.

Store the rest in an airtight container for the next time you make dressing, or use it as a delicious spice rub for chicken or fish!

Pro tip: Because the calories are so low in this Healthier Ranch Dressing, the serving size of 2 Tbsp. only counts as ½ orange container. The dry Ranch Seasoning Blend is considered a “free food.”

Ranch Seasoning Blend

2 Tbsp. dried parsley, crushed
2 tsp. dried onion flakes
2 tsp. onion powder
2 tsp. garlic powder
1½ tsp. dried dill
1½ tsp. dried cloves
1 tsp. sea salt
1 tsp. ground black pepper


1. Place all ingredients in a food processor; pulse until well mixed.

Healthy ranch dressing
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Healthier Ranch Dressing

Make your own Healthier Ranch Dressing with this simple recipe which has the classic flavor you're looking for and features a unique spice blend.

Course Condiment
Keyword 21 Day Fix
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Servings 5 servings, 2 Tbsp. each
Calories 35 kcal
Author BODi


  • cup reduced-fat (2%) plain Greek yogurt
  • cup low-fat buttermilk
  • 1 Tbsp. Ranch Seasoning Blend


  1. Combine yogurt, buttermilk, and Ranch Seasoning Blend in a small bowl; mix well.

Recipe Notes

The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Healthier Ranch Dressing
Amount Per Serving (2 Tbsp.)
Calories 35 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 5mg2%
Sodium 86mg4%
Carbohydrates 2g1%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 2g4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Container Equivalents
1 serving = ½ Orange

2B Mindset Plate It!
A great accessory to drizzle over a salad.

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