Dairy-Free Salads & Salad Dressing Recipes

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    Pasta Salad with Light Lemon-Parsley Vinaigrette

    Refreshing. © 2009 Ashley Skabar, licensed to About.com, Inc.

    While salads in and of themselves usually are no problem for persons with milk allergies or lactose-intolerance, so many salad dressings and traditional creamy salads rely heavily on dairy products and preservatives. These salads are some of my favorite dairy-free recipes, and most of them are vegan, too!

    Pasta Salad with Light Lemon-Parsley Vinaigrette Recipe

    Spiral pasta is tossed with shredded napa cabbage, diced cucumber, clementines, black sesame seeds and a fresh, light lemon-parsley vinaigrette.

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    Raspberry Walnut Salad

    Bright. © 2009 Ashley Skabar, licensed to About.com, Inc.

    Vegan Raspberry Walnut Salad Recipe

    Mixed greens, red onion, walnuts, Turkish figs and fresh raspberries are tossed with a Vegan Creamy Raspberry Dressing.

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    Citrus Bulgur Salad

    Balanced. © 2008 Ashley Skabar, licensed to About.com, Inc.

    Citrus Bulgur Salad Recipe

    Bulgur, celery, carrots, raisins and sunflower seeds are tossed with a honeyed citrus dressing and served chilled.

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    Goddess Beet Salad

    Colorful. © 2009 Ashley Skabar, licensed to About.com, Inc.

    Dairy-Free Goddess Beet Salad Recipe

    Steamed beets and sauteed onions, garlic and kale are tossed with Vegan Light Goddess Dressing and served cold.

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    Strawberry and Blood Orange Salad

    Invigorating. © 2009 Ashley Skabar, licensed to About.com, Inc.

    Strawberry Spinach Salad with Blood Orange Vinaigrette Recipe

    Strawberries, spinach, scallions, fresh herbs and cucumber are tossed with walnuts, Dairy-Free Tofu Ricotta and an easy blood orange-miso vinaigrette.

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    Grapefruit Avocado Goddess Salad

    Bold. © 2009 Ashley Skabar, licensed to About.com, Inc.

    Grapefruit Avocado Goddess Salad Recipe

    Broiled grapfruit, fresh avocado, mixed greens and maple almonds are tossed with Vegan Light Goddess Dressing.

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    Creamy Broccoli Salad

    Delightful. © 2009 Ashley Skabar, licensed to About.com, Inc.

    Dairy-Free Creamy Broccoli Salad Recipe

    Fresh broccoli florets, celery, red onion, tangerines and raw cashews are tossed with a creamy soy dressing.

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    Chilled Ginger Soba Noodles

    Satisfying. © 2009 Ashley Skabar, licensed to About.com, Inc.

    Chilled Ginger Soba Noodle Salad Recipe

    Wheat soba noodles, baby spinach, scallions, fresh raspberries and walnuts are tossed with a ginger-miso vinaigrette and chilled.

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    Eggless Egg Salad

    © 2009 Ashley Skabar, licensed to About.com, Inc.

    Eggless Egg Salad Recipe

    Crumbled tofu, cucumbers, celery, onions and herbs are combined with a homemade vegan mayonnaise and served cold.

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    Light Goddess Dressing

    © 2008 Ashley Skabar, licensed to About.com, Inc.

    Light Goddess Dressing

    A lighter, vegan version of a favorite.

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    Zucchini Pasta with Fresh Tomato Sauce

    © 2008 Ashley Skabar, licensed to About.com, Inc.

    Zucchini Pasta with Fresh Tomato Sauce Recipe

    A richer salad or light entree, zucchini is sliced into thin spirals and then tossed with an almost-raw marinara.

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    Summer Pasta Salad

    © 2010 Ashley Skabar, licensed to About.com, Inc.

    Summer Pasta Salad Recipe

    An easy medley of colors and flavors.