The BEST Creamy Poppy Seed Dressing Recipe!
Do you love creamy poppy seed dressing on your salad, but not all the calories and sugar that store-bought versions contain? Try this delicious super easy 4-ingredient healthy poppy seed dressing recipe! It’s made sugar free and just 35 calories!
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Healthy Sugar Free Poppy Seed Dressing
Did you know that many store-bought creamy poppy seed dressing brands primary ingredients are sugar and oil? Why not save yourself some money and calories by making your own poppy seed dressing recipe at home?
This simple 4-ingredient healthy poppy seed dressing is much healthier, uses simple ingredients you likely already have on hand at home, and it tastes even better than the bottled stuff! Your salad can’t wait for this clean-eating upgrade!
Here’s what you need to know about making your own Creamy Poppy Seed Dressing
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What is poppy seed dressing made of?
This poppy seed dressing recipe contains just four ingredients; plain Greek yogurt, fresh lemon juice, granular monk fruit sweetener (like Lakanto) and poppy seeds.
Simply mix these ingredients together with a whisk in a bowl. Whisk until smooth. From measuring our your 4 ingredients, to stirring, it takes less than 3 minutes.
Is poppy seed dressing healthy?
Most store-bought bottled poppy seed dressing is NOT healthy. The primary ingredients in most bottled dressings are sugar (or ultra-processed versions of sugar), and mega-transfat, highly inflammatory oils.
A great option to these unhealthy, bottled dressings is making your own healthy poppy seed dressing. Another bonus, homemade dressing, made with fresh ingredients that haven’t been sitting on a grocery store shelf, tastes WAYYYY better!
How long will this poppy seed dressing last?
When refrigerated in an air-tight container (like a mason jar or storage container) it will last for up to a week.
How much sugar is in poppy seed dressing?
Many store-bought bottled dressings have upwards of 6g of refined sugar (or more) for a 2 tablespoon serving. This brand featured above has 6g per serving and 150 calories. And that is for just 2 TABLESPOONS.
If you add more than 2 tablespoons of dressing to your salad, you are likely consuming upwards of 200 calories just in your dressing.
How much sugar does homemade poppy seed dressing contain?
This recipe for creamy poppy seed dressing contains 0 grams of refined sugar and just 35 calories for a 2 tablespoon serving. Definitely much better than the other guy, am I right?!
If you loved this healthy poppy seed dressing, check out these other dressing recipes:
Creamy Greek Yogurt Honey Lime Salad Dressing at Cupcakes and Kale Chips
This healthy poppy seed dressing recipe is fantastic with these:
Grilled Ham and Pineapple Kebabs – this dressing is fantastic for dipping!
Here’s the healthy, sugar free Poppy Seed Dressing Recipe:
- 1/3 c. plain Greek yogurt
- 3 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice (juice of 1 large lemon)
- 2 tsp. granular monk fruit sweetener (like Lakanto)
- 1 tsp. poppy seeds
- In a small bowl, add the yogurt, fresh-squeezed lemon juice, granular sweetener and poppy seeds.
- Whisk together well until smooth.
- 1 serving = 2 tablespoons of dressing
- This recipe will make approximately (4) 2 tablespoon servings.
Refrigerate any leftovers in an airtight container or mason jar for up to one week.
1 serving = 2 tablespoons of dressing, 35 calories
This recipe will make approximately (4) 2 tablespoon servings.