Vegetarian Zen: Nutrition, recipes, cooking tips, natural remedies & more for vegetarians, vegans, & the veg-curious.

Vickie Velasquez & Larissa Galenes: Entrepreneurs, Podcasters, Bloggers, Vegetarians

Happy Body. Healthy Mind.


A member of the Peas and Carrots Society, our closed Facebook group, asked recently about suggestions for good homemade salad dressings, and other members didn't disappoint! In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we'll be sharing some of their great ideas and favorite recipes for homemade salad dressings. Thanks for tuning in to this episode of the Vegetarian Zen Podcast! If you find value in our podcast and listen on iTunes, please consider leaving us a rating and review. Please note that some of the links on this page may be affiliate links and, at no additional cost to you, we will earn a commission if you decide to make a purchase after clicking through to the product using the link we have provided. We never recommend or provide affiliate links to products or services we do not use ourselves, and our ultimate goal is to provide helpful products and advice to you, our readers and listeners. Here's what we mention in this episode: KitchenAid Immersion Blenders Resources Used for this Episode * 5 Basic Elements of Homemade Salad Dressing * Six healthy reasons to make your own salad dressing and an amazing recipe Recipe of the Week * Anti-inflammatory Turmeric Tahini Dressing * Broccoli Salad with Lemon Tahini Dressing * Curry Ranch Dressing (made from cashew cream) Quotes of the Week We don’t need a melting pot in this country, folks. We need a salad bowl. In a salad bowl, you put in the different things. You want the vegetables – the lettuce, the cucumbers, the onions, the green peppers – to maintain their identity. You appreciate differences. — Jane Elliot Don’t miss a single episode of Vegetarian Zen! Subscribe today: As the podcast has grown, we have had to move the first 100 episodes to their very own “archive” show. To subscribe to the Vegetarian Zen Archive (Episodes 1 – 100), click the iTunes or Stitcher button below: Thanks for listening! Peace and Veggies, Vickie and Larissa