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21 Day Fix Dressing – Ready Made vs Homemade Recipes

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We’ve found the yummiest 21 Day Fix Dressing recipes that will dress up any salad!! Plus, they only take about 10 minutes to make. If you’re not into making salad dressings from scratch we also outline our favorite healthy finds below!

21 day fix dressing recipes

We do a variety of salads and dressings to keep things fun and fresh. Our favorite is this Greek Salad right now. You can grab our free 21 Day Fix meal plan to help you plan out your week as well!

21 Day Fix Dressing Container Count

As a rule, your salad dressings will count as an orange container.

You may notice that a few of the homemade recipes vary a little, but if in doubt count it as an orange. You can see how many containers of each color you get here.

You also receive 2 orange containers with the portion fix because the original recipes in the nutrition guide make 2 servings.

21 day fix Dressings vs store bought

Buying Store Bought 21 Day Fix Dressing

The program’s nutrition guide provides homemade recipes, but we realize it can be a lot to meal prep without adding in homemade dressings.

We are all about keeping it simple so that you are consistent about making healthy choices.

It’s just about choosing the right pre-packaged option. You’ll need to read labels.

Here are a few guidelines to choosing a good quality dressing:

  • Avoid artificial colors or sweeteners (including high fructose corn syrup)
  • Also, avoid preservatives like Natamycin, MSD and Sodium Benzoate
  • Skip any with Soybean, Canola, or Partially Hydronated Oils
  • Look for olive oil or balsamic based dressings
  • Natural spices, lemon, and garlic are all great additions

Brands we love:

  • Nature’s Path
  • Newman’s Own
  • Bolthouse Farms
  • Walden Farms

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Homemade 21 Day Fix Dressing Recipes

Of course, we always will recommend making your own 21 Day Fix dressing if you have the time and desire to do so.

By making your own, you know exactly what your eating, and you can even perfect the recipe for your taste buds!

Below are 7 of our favorite 21 Day Fix Approved Dressings!

They are:

  • Ranch
  • Italian
  • Honey Mustard
  • Creamy Herb
  • Avocado
  • Caesar
  • Greek

The nutrition guide, as well as Autumn’s cookbook Fixate, also include dressing options.

Each of these dressings take about 10 minutes to make. Each serving size, calorie and container count is listed below.

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21 Day Fix Ranch Dressing

21 Day Fix Ranch Dressing

Serves 5; 2 Tablespoons per serving

  • 2 Tablespoon dried crushed parsley
  • 2 teaspoon dried onion flakes
  • 2teaspoon onion powder
  • 2teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1½ teaspoon dried dill
  • 1½ teaspoon dried cloves
  • 1 teaspoon sea or pink salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/3 cup low-fat buttermilk


  1. Combine everything but the Greek Yogurt and buttermilk in a processor.
  2. Then mix in the yogurt and buttermilk in a bowl until thoroughly blended.

This recipe is actually really low in calories at just 35 calories. So it counts as 1/2 an orange container.

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21 Day Fix Italian Dressing

Serves: 5 – 2 Tablespoons each

  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 cup vinegar
  • 1 cup virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 2 teaspoons dried parsley
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt


  1. Mix all of the ingredients together with a whisk or food processor.

It’s about 80 calories per serving or 1 orange container.

21 Day Fix Honey Mustard Dressing

21 Day Fix Honey Mustard Dressing

Serves 8; 2 tablespoons each

  • ½ cup reduced-fat (2%) plain Greek yogurt
  • 3 Tbsp. Dijon mustard
  • 3 Tbsp. raw honey
  • 3 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • Optional: Himalayan salt to taste


  1. Mix yogurt, mustard, honey, and vinegar well
  2. Gradually add oil, whisking until blended

It’s about 100 calories per serving or 1 Orange container.

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21 Day Fix Creamy Herb Dressing

Serves 12; 2 tablespoons each
  • 1 medium avocado, cut into pieces
  • 1.5 cups nonfat plain Greek Yogurt
  • 4 tablespoon finely chopped herbs (ex: tarragon, parsley, mint, or cilantro)
  • 3 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp pink salt
  • 1 dash ground white pepper
  • 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil


  1. Combine everything but the oil into a food processor until blended.
  2. Gradually add in the oil until all is mixed thoroughly.

21 day fix Avocado Dressing

21 Day Fix Avocado Dressing

The idea of avocado dressing kind of grossed us out at first, but it’s perfect for a Southwest salad or tacos! We also will add in fresh, small jalapeño without the seeds to make it spicier.

Serves 8, 2 Tablespoons each
  • 1 ripe medium avocado, sliced
  • ½ cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped red onion
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 9 fresh parsley sprigs, chopped
  1. Combine all of the ingredients in a food processor until smooth.

Each serving is about 50 calories or a 1/2 orange container.

21 Day Fix Caesar Salad Dressing

Serves 8, 2 tablespoons each

  • 1 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
  • ¼ cup mayo
  • 3 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 anchovies
  • 1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp. Dijon mustard
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Combine everything in a food processor and blend until smooth.

About 75 calories per serving or 1/2 blue/orange and 1 tsp

Grab our 21 Day Fix Greek Salad with Homemade Dressing!

Those are our favorites! What about you? What is your favorite 21 day fix dressing?

Also check out our 21 Day Fix Food List, Meal Ideas, Fixate Review, Crockpot recipes, and going to the next level with Extreme!

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  1. Is skinny girl balsamic vinegrette ok…35 calories and no oils. Does have sucralose tho

    1. Generally, vinaigrettes can be kept refrigerated for up to 2 weeks. Dairy-based dressings, like buttermilk, and dressings made with fresh ingredients, like chopped onion, fresh herbs, tomato sauce and chopped hard-boiled egg, will keep up to 1 week.