Low FODMAP Ranch Dressing Recipe

There’s something about ranch dressing that makes you feel like a kid again. Sure, it was a great way for our parents to get us to eat our vegetables, but there’s something so simply delicious about it. The creamy texture is a great addition to any food, especially those that weren’t our favorites.

Every now and then, I crave that nostagic flavor like most people. However, the low FODMAP diet restricts all store bought salad dressings. Yes… all. Seriously, I have personally checked every salad dressing label and every one contain at least one forbidden FODMAP ingredient. Enter this delightful low FODMAP ranch dressing recipe. It will make you think you’re a kid again.

Low FODMAP Ranch Dressing

Low FODMAP Ranch Dressing Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 Cup Lactose Free Yogurt (I prefer Green Valley Organics)
  • 2 Tablespoons Garlic Infused Olive Oil
  • 1/4 Cup Fresh Parmesan Cheese, Grated
  • 1 Tablespoon Dried Dill
  • 1 Tablespoon Fresh Chives, Diced
  • 1 Tablespoon Fresh Parsley, Diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon Paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon Gluten Free Asafoetida Powder (Garlic & Onion Replacement)

Directions:

  1. Combine all ingredients into a small bowl.
  2. Whisk together.
  3. Refrigerate or use immediately.
  4. Enjoy!

Notes:

  • Please feel free to modify as you wish, I scaled back the spices here to align with everyone’s tastes. Usually, I tend to add a little more paprika to spice it up a bit.
  • To adjust the thickness to your taste, add or reduce the amount of Olive Oil.
  • This low FODMAP ranch dressing will keep for about 4-5 days in the refrigerator.

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Low FODMAP BBQ Sauce Recipe

In my neighborhood, there’s been an explosion of BBQ places that have popped up recently. As you walk by, the smell is just incredible! I am not sure if this is a nationwide trend or something that’s only happening in Chicago, but it got my taste buds excited about that unique BBQ flavor.

Unfortunately, those on the low FODMAP diet can’t rely on bottled BBQ sauces due to the spices and high fructose corn syrup in most. However, homemade low FODMAP BBQ sauce is extremely easy to make… and extremely delicious, too.

Low FODMAP BBQ Sauce Recipe

Low FODMAP BBQ Sauce Recipe

Ingredients:

    • 2 Tablespoons Cornstarch
    • 1/2 Cup Cold Water
    • 1/2 Cup Hot Water
    • 3 Tablespoons Brown Sugar
    • 1 Cup Red Wine Vinegar
    • 1 Tablespoon Dijon Mustard
    • 1 Tablespoon Garlic Infused Olive Oil
    • 1 Tablespoon Paprika
    • 1 teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
    • 1 teaspoon Salt
    • 1 teaspoon Pepper
    • 1/4 teaspoon Gluten Free Asafoetida Powder (Garlic & Onion Replacement)

Directions:

  1. Mix Cornstarch with Cold Water and set aside.
  2. In a sauce pan, combine Hot Water and Brown Sugar and stir until dissolved.
  3. Bring to boil and cook for 5 minutes.
  4. Stir in Cornstarch and all remaining ingredients and mix well.
  5. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer uncovered for 5 minutes.
  6. Remove from heat and cool to room temperature.
  7. Use immediately or refrigerate in an airtight container up to 1 week.

Makes approximately 2 Cups.

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