You guys.. I think I hit the holy grail on this one.. and I am in ranch dressing heaven! I’m trying to take advantage of the new zero point foods where I can so it was on my list to make a ranch dressing with the now zero point non-fat yogurt, but I couldn’t wait and boy am I glad I didn’t. This ranch dressing is nothing short of AMAZING!! It might actually get me to eat vegetables (a big MIGHT!) You can use it as a dip, a dressing on salad or in recipes that call for ranch, the possibilities are endless with this one and I am excited to see what creations I can come up with using it. I know there are several ranch dressing out there so I wanted to make mine slightly different, I won’t lie, it has a pop of zest to it but I think you will all love it, and even more so that it is zero points on the WW freestyle program.

0 Smart point ranch dressing

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 4
0SP blue & purple, 1SP green/PP per 1/4 cup serving

Ingredients

  • 1 cup non fat plain greek yogurt
  • 2 Tbsp milk (I used 1%)
  • 1 tsp dried parsley
  • 1 tsp dried chives
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp dill weed
  • 1/4 tsp paprika

Instructions 

  • Mix all of your ingredients together in a bowl and serve.
  • Store dressing in the fridge in a sealed container for up to 2 weeks.
  • *Note- I edited this to 1/4 tsp of paprika (it was originally 1/2) some complained of a little too zesty and a pink color, this should help

Notes

SP freestyle- (blue & purple) 0 using smart point WW recipe builder
SP- (green) 1 per serving using WW recipe builder
PP- 1 per serving using points plus calculator
Nutritional info per serving .. Calories 32..Fat 0g..Sat fat 0g.. Carbs 2.4g...Fiber 0g...Sugar 1.7g... Protein 5.6g using My Fitness Pal
Author: Drizzle
Course: Dip/dressing

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147 Comments

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        Hey drizzle! Looks awesome! Just made it going to let it settle bit…. If I want more zest so to speak what do you suggest adding? TIA 😄

        • Drizzle
          Drizzle Reply

          Hi Jennie, you can increase the paprika, you can add a pinch of chili powder, cajun seasoning, red chili flakes..hope that helps

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      I’m going to try this as a dip/dressing, but I’m also going to try the dry ingredients in taco soup, because the ranch packets are WAY too salty. Thanks for the recipe.

      • Drizzle
        Drizzle Reply

        You are very welcome, hope it works out for you 🙂

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    Add a single clove of garlic and let it rest in the fridge for a day (to make the garlic go into the dressing) . For garlic lovers!

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    Ok I’ve looked closely at the recipe again and I followed it correctly I think but there was way too much spices for just a cup of the yogurt. Mine doesn’t even look like yours🙁. Don’t know what went wrong.

    • Drizzle
      Drizzle Reply

      Hi Cindy.. your using teaspoons right? I’m not sure what to say 🙁 what does it look like?

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      I felt the same Cindy. It was way too salty and thank goodness I only added a 1/4 tsp of pepper because it would have been way to peppery for my taste – even the 1/4 tsp was too much – but I don’t like pepper so…. I ended up adding the rest of the container of yogurt and 1/4 tsp salt, 1/2 tsp dill and onion and garlic powders – and the flavours settled down. However, my son liked the original and didn’t like it with my changes – but perhaps that was my plan! He can eat the full fat dip and I’ll have my zero fsp dip for myself! With all this said – I love the dressing and I can’t wait to try it on a salad. Would love to have a zero sp salad that actually has flavour!

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        Drizzle Reply

        Hi Hilary, so glad you enjoyed it and found a way to make it suit you 🙂 I personally love pepper and put it on everything 😉

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      Tried this recipe today. I had the same thing happen. Look is different and the taste was way to spicy. Tasted like black pepper dip.

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        Drizzle Reply

        Hi Charlotte, hmm weird.. maybe some are just more sensitive to pepper is all I can think, you can leave it out if you try again, always feel free to change it up to suit you and play around with it

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    Gotta let it sit so the flavors marry, but a lick of the mixing spoon has me very happy!! I used granulated garlic (since I don’t have powder) and there’s a bit more zing, but I’m loving it!! Thank you!!!

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    All I had was a taste from the mixing spoon but I think you totally nailed it! I used the Icelandic yogurt and granulated garlic because that was in my kitchen. Thank you for this!

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    I made this yesterday to go along with lunch. My husband said he liked it because it had a little kick in it. I did wing the ingredient measurements because I used a single serving container of nonfat Greek plain yogurt. Also, it turned out a little on the red side. I think it was the paprika so it didn’t look like your picture. All in all it was very good.
    Thanks!
    Susan

    • Drizzle
      Drizzle Reply

      Hi Susan, I am glad you both enjoyed it, my guess is yeah maybe a little too much paprika, I used just a pinch, enough to give it that pop of zest but not change the color..

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        Me Huffman Reply

        Your recipe calls for 1/2 teaspoon. It is pink if you follow your team recipe. Doesn’t look at all line picture.

        • Drizzle
          Drizzle Reply

          Hi there, sorry not to sure what to say, I did indeed use 1/2 teaspoon of paprika and it was not pink

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          I’m super new to WW and would like to try but how is it zero points but has 2 tablespoons of milk? Are small quantities of milk ok?? I still trying to get the hang of all of this.

          • Drizzle
            Drizzle

            Hi Shannon, welcome to WW 🙂 Well it is 2Tbsp for the whole batch so when you work out how much milk is actually in a serving it is not much .. if you sat and ate the whole portion of it then yes you’d add a point for the milk but I doubt you’d eat it all haha .. Good luck on your journey

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    Was a little too peppery for me so next time I’m going to start with a 1/4 tsp and go from there. Other than that I think I’m gunna be using this instead of store bought!

    • Drizzle
      Drizzle Reply

      Hi Brittany, so glad you enjoyed it and yes I agree to play around with it a bit if you find one seasoning over powering

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    I HATE yogurt, all of it… Does this taste like yogurt after the spices are added??

    • Drizzle
      Drizzle Reply

      Not to me.. but we are all different so I’d say at least try it

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      I just looked at your response to this recipe I also HATE yogurt did you find any thing else that we can use

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    Every time I look at this recipe I think the photo of the ingredients in the bowl is just a bunch of ingredients in the palm of your bare hand haha trying this tomorrow!

    • Drizzle
      Drizzle Reply

      Haha, your no the first to think that 😉 it was later in the day and I needed the light coming from the patio door for the picture 🙂 Hope you enjoy it

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    Hi there – new to WW and to your site and loving it! When i added this to the WW app as a Food, using the nutritional information provided above, it came out as 1 SP. How did you get it to be 0SP? It is delicious so I’ll definitely be adding it to my menu rotation!

    • Drizzle
      Drizzle Reply

      Hi Fiona, I am really not sure why it gave you a point value, there is no points in it, with exception to the little bit of milk which is 1SP for the whole batch, but divided into 1/4 servings it is zero points

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        Drizzle, I just made this, mine came out thin, not very thick

        • Drizzle
          Drizzle Reply

          Hmmm, maybe it was your brand of yogurt? It shouldn’t be very thick but also not super runny

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      Kay Rogers Reply

      You have to put the ingredients into the recipe builder to get the correct number of points. The calculator does not take off for 0 point ingredients.

    • Drizzle
      Drizzle Reply

      I am not sure if there is points in the ranch mix or not sorry

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      My WW leader says an envelope of Ranch mix with FF Greek yogurt is 0 points. To me, it was way too salty, though. I think I could have used a lot more yogurt. Instead, the next time, I just used part of the envelope of Ranch, and it turned out very well. I’m going to make Drizzle’s recipe and compare. I have most, if not all, the spices on the list and it’s nice to use them up!

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        Drizzle Reply

        Hi Mary Beth, yeah I prefer this one over using a package but O also like playing around in the kitchen lol so I get how some like to keep it simple.. hope you enjoy my version 🙂

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      Drizzle Reply

      Yes they are and those packages have a lot of sodium in them too

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        Yes, they do, and all I taste is the salt. I’m excited to try your recipe (and use it in the Buffalo dip!) Thanks SO much!

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    I tried the ranch dressing recipe and I absolutely loved it. I liked it very much on my salad and for dipping my veggies in. Didn’t think I would like it because I don’t like the yogurt, but, after adding the seasonings I was amazed at how just by adding the spices it transformed the taste of the yogurt. Delicious….This will be my go to snack for sure..👍🏼😀. Ty

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      Drizzle Reply

      So glad you enjoyed it Donna, I too dislike plain greek yogurt (I loved flavored though) and this ranch is my new fav for sure 🙂

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    Thank you thank you for this recipe and every other recipe you share that helps so many people!! YOU are an angel💗

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    Marilyn Holt Reply

    Lol I thought she was holding the ingredients at first too. Going to be trying this! thank you!

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        Holy moly this is flavorful! Like spoon licking flavorful! It’s a tad spicy so I may add less pepper and paprika next time, but definitely a keeper!

        • Drizzle
          Drizzle Reply

          Yay, so glad you enjoyed it, the great thing about it is you can alter it to suit your taste buds 🙂

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    Marilyn Holt Reply

    I just made this, Wow it is so good!!! Thank you for a real great taste Ranch Dressing that I can use in so many ways.

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    I agree with other comments “I just licked the spoon and it was yummy”! I’m taking a raw veggie & dip tray to a dinner tomorrow night. This dip is now in the fridge ready to go. Thanks so much for once again providing an easy to assemble WW friendly item.

    • Drizzle
      Drizzle Reply

      So glad you enjoyed it and hope it was a hit at the dinner 🙂

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    It was delicious! What I don’t understand is why people cant omit and add spices or other items on their own? Kind of eyeball and taste while your mixing. Of course you can add almond milk or leave out this and that?? Are the spices different then the ranch package…well look on the back of the package and compare? I mean people are nice enough to post their experiences…Google it!
    Sorry but
    thank you for posting the recipe!

    • Drizzle
      Drizzle Reply

      Thanks Angela, some are very by the book I guess 😉 I play around with it too sometimes just to mix it up 🙂 glad you enjoyed it

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    How long does this last if kept in a sealed container in the fridge?

    • Drizzle
      Drizzle Reply

      Hi Kenzie, I have kept mine for a good 5 days in the fridge, it would probably last a bit longer, might just need a good stir, remember it’s yogurt so it won’t last as long as a store bought dressing would

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    Oh my goodness! Thank you for this recipe. It is fantastic. I used it with a zero sp salad of tuna, hard boiled eggs, chick peas, and cherry tomatoes. This dressing is super thick and tasty!

    • Drizzle
      Drizzle Reply

      So glad you enjoyed it Lauren 🙂 Great alternative and I have been using it in some recipes too 🙂

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    Love the recipes Drizzel but cannot seam to download from my IPad. Try to move recipe to Safari (as I do with all downloads) but always end up with a blank page. Anyone else with this issue or any suggestions. Thanks

    • Drizzle
      Drizzle Reply

      Hi Merryl, yeah sorry I think you need to be on a desktop to download or print

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        Drizzle Reply

        I will look into it though to see if I can change that

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    Love this – used it instead of mayo in tuna salad with some finely diced red pepper and celery – all in a lettuce wrap! Delish!

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    I’m so sorry, but this is awful. Way too much pepper and salt. A tsp of pepper is too much. That’s all I could taste. I dumped the whole bowl in the garbage.

    • Drizzle
      Drizzle Reply

      Hi Tracy, thanks for your feedback, I can’t please everyone 😉 thankfully we all have different likes/dislikes

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    I just made this and OMG! It is amazing & delicious! Thank you for all you do to help fellow Weight Watchers!! 😊❤️

    • Drizzle
      Drizzle Reply

      So glad you enjoyed it Paula, and thank you for your kind words 🙂

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    I was skeptical about how this would taste but at zero points, I was willing to give it a try. I was very pleasantly surprised! I tried just a little bit before I put it in the refrigerator for all of the flavors to blend together, and it was so good! I used half the amount of salt since I’m not a big salt person, but that is what is so great about this recipe is that it is customizable. Thank you for sharing it!

    • Drizzle
      Drizzle Reply

      Hi Peggy, you are very welcome, yes you can totally make it suit you, glad you enjoyed it 🙂

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    Great recipe! Thank you! I used water instead of the milk. Now it is truly zero points. Perfect!

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    Bailey Grady Reply

    God bless you! This is the best thing to happen to me all week.

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    Was looking for a good zero point veggie dip and I think you nailed it with this one. First of all I love yogurt, so right off the bat, this worked for me. I also don’t like to use processed food, so glad you did not use a ranch mix. I cut the recipe in half because it was just for me. I did not have dried chives so subbed dried basil. I used less salt than recommended and used a hot Hungarian paprika that I have. Was a bit heavy handed with the other herbs to boost the flavor. Let it sit in refrig for a while before dipping the vegs. It was great! Will definitely make this again and will also start following your blog! Thanks for great recipe.

    • Drizzle
      Drizzle Reply

      Hi Vivian, I am so glad you enjoyed the ranch and I hope you find more recipes to enjoy 🙂

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    I made this last night and let it sit in the fridge overnight before trying it…wow! This is really good! Thank you!

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    Hidden Valley Ranch powder seasoning is 0 points as well and already has all the spices for those of you who are on the go. 1 tbsp per cup of yogurt.

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    Hi, I am so glad I found this recipe. Thank you! I followed the exact recipe and doubled it. It is delicious.

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    I made this and didn’t care for the dill. It overpowered the whole thing, that’s all I could taste. Threw it out. I’m going to try again, but use a lot less dill. Love that it has 0 points!

    • Drizzle
      Drizzle Reply

      Hi MaryLee, yup we all have different taste buds so what one loves someone else may hate.. At least you know what it was and hopefully enjoy it more with less dill

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    I was really intrigued by the idea of this recipe but didn’t have most of the herbs/spices on hand and couldn’t see a good reason to buy things I’m not likely to use again (dill, chives, dried parsley) so I did ‘cheat’ and use packaged ranch dressing mix and I really liked it…I’ve even used Italian salad dressing mix too and was amazed at the flavor. I use it as sandwich spread, dip and thin out when I want to use as salad dressing. Funny thing is, I HATE Ranch salad dressing (in bottles) but THIS is great. I may even decide to pickup the herbs/spices and make it YOUR way.

    • Drizzle
      Drizzle Reply

      I have tried the package as well and it is good, if you are going to make it more often then all the reason to buy the spices 🙂 I buy them in bulk so I don’t need much at a time.. so glad you enjoyed it.. and funny enough I am not a huge fan of bottled ranch either ha!

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    Can you use regular nonfat yogurt or anything? I hate Greek but want to make this!!

    • Drizzle
      Drizzle Reply

      I have never tried it, I’m not sure if the regular yogurt would be thick enough… have you tried Skyr yogurt?

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    Conner Clark Reply

    I am definitely going to try this! What brand of greek yogurt did you use?

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      Drizzle Reply

      I’m in Canada and I usually use Liberte … Hope you enjoy it 🙂

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    I made this recently and 1 tsp of pepper is too much. I will adjust when I make again.

    • Drizzle
      Drizzle Reply

      Yup, make it work for you, we all have our levels of spice, I love pepper so I could of easily added more haha

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    Ah-mazing. Having this makes the “free” veggies so much more appetizing as a snack. Just a little bit goes a long way! THANK YOU!!!

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    nancy bueche Reply

    thank you! prepared this and it was delicious. all real food and no chemical items! I didn’t even have all of the ingredients and it was still scrumptious. I put in less pepper (not a fan of black pepper) and a real garlic clove (very small).
    I so appreciate your recipes with no chemical additives.

    • Drizzle
      Drizzle Reply

      Thanks Nancy, so glad you enjoyed the ranch, nice thing about this one is you can custom it to your taste buds 🙂

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    I came across this recently and want to make it… we don’t have parsley, does it really need it? If you think it really adds to it with the other ingredients I will go get it but wanted to check.

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      Drizzle Reply

      Hi, feel free to try it without and go from there .. the nice thing about this is you can play around with the seasonings

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    Love this recipe and it’s really nice to add on top of some salmon .

    • Drizzle
      Drizzle Reply

      So glad you love it, thanks for the tip re: salmon 🙂

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    Stephanie G Reply

    I just whipped this up to use on my wraps tomorrow. I didn’t have dried chives so I left those out. I added a bit of cayenne pepper for heat. Tasted the spoon and it was pretty tasty. Can’t wait to try it tomorrow. Thank you.

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    Just made this! Used a touch if cumin (because I love the flavor) and only a bit if pepper. It’s a great substitute for my addiction to whole fat, creamy ranch dressing! 🙂 Using it as a veggie dip.

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    Carol McCollum Reply

    Howdy!! I truly appreciate this healthy recipe, which can easily be adapted to our individual tastes! I get so dismayed when I enthusiastically read a new WW type recipe, only to find it includes chemicals & unhealthy ingredients. Yes, I’d like to shed a few pounds, but my main goal is to be healthy!! Hidden Valley Ranch powder ingredients include stuff I don’t want to eat!! First ingredient: maltodextrin, which is a sugar. There is more of that than anything else in that powder!! YUK! Third ingredient: salt!! There’s also monosodium glutamate, calcium stearate, artificial flavor, xanthan gum, carboxymethyl cellulose, guar gum and natural flavors. NO thank you!! Bless you for sharing your HEALTHY ranch dressing!! I shared it on facebook & Pinterest… and I’ll be sharing it with friends!! By the way, black pepper, cayenne & crushed pepper flakes all contribute to speeding up our metabolism—which= burn more calories!!

    • Drizzle
      Drizzle Reply

      Hi Carol, thank you for your kind words, I am so glad you enjoyed the dressing and I appreciate you sharing the recipe 🙂

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    I wanted so badly to like this recipe! But the amount of salt in this is unbelievable! It made it 100% inedible and after one small taste, it made me pucker and I’m sure I now have high blood pressure! I “might” attempt this again, but with maybe just a pinch of salt, or non at all.

    • Drizzle
      Drizzle Reply

      Sorry you felt that way, it is only 1 tsp sea salt.. but we all have different levels of what is too much or not enough.. just leave it out next time, easily done

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    Used dill pickle juice instead of milk, the acid was a good addition.

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    I tried making this ranch dip, it reminds me of Kraft Rancher’s Choice, however, I find it too zingy. Maybe too much dill? I am going to make it again because I am going to make your buffalo chicken soup which calls for it, so this time I am going to cut back on the dill.

    • Drizzle
      Drizzle Reply

      Hi Anthony, I definitely think you should play around with it, we all have different taste buds and like a little less of this or a little more of that 😉
      I hope you enjoy the soup, it’s one of my favorites

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    Tony Molinari Reply

    I made this and thought the spices were way overbearing. It did not taste good at all. I might try this again with a fraction of the spices you have suggested. Sorry, I think this needs more work. Thank you so much for trying!

    • Drizzle
      Drizzle Reply

      Hi Tony, each to their own, we all have different taste buds, many love this ranch and some need to tweak it to suit them, don’t be afraid to play around with it

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    Just joined WW and this is an AMAZING recipe. It’s so good and just what I needed to enjoy my salad or fresh veggies. Thanks for sharing!

    • Drizzle
      Drizzle Reply

      Hi Ashley, welcome to WW 🙂 So glad you enjoyed the ranch dressing and I hope you enjoy the other recipes

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    Jessica Szreier Reply

    I just made this but instead of adding milk I used half a squeezed lemon instead and it really gave it a good tangy taste to it. Love it 🙂

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    Can I substitute the yogurt with fat-free sour cream? I really don’t like yogurt.

    • Drizzle
      Drizzle Reply

      I have never tried it but I think it would work, let me know if you do.. also I will say that this does not taste like yogurt at all, so maybe try it first just to see

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        Thanks. I will. Just looked at all your recipes and can’t wait to try some. Thanks for sharing.

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    Just made this so it hasn’t set but not too salty or peppery for me. I would suggest for those saying too salty to make sure you are using garlic and onion POWDER and not salt. Thanks for the recipe. Tastes great from my whisk!

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    I needed ranch for a recipe last night, and made this up instead! I’m glad I made extra because I’ll be dipping some carrots in it for lunch today 🙂 Delicious!

    • Drizzle
      Drizzle Reply

      Hi Katie, awesome!! So glad you enjoyed it (and made extra haha)

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      Drizzle Reply

      Hi Marla, it will be good in the fridge for about 12 days give or take.

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