Milk substitute

previous topic · next topic
casanta8875

Joined: Jul 12
Posts: 1

      quote  
Posted: 03 Dec 2013, 13:46
So I love making ranch dressing using the Hidden Valley packets of dry powder. You have to mix it with 1 cup mayo and 1 cup milk. Obviously milk is a no-no. Do you think I could use half heavy cream and half water? Has anybody ever tried this? I'm afraid of it affecting the flavor.
JMW70710

Joined: Feb 12
Posts: 2

      quote  
Posted: 03 Dec 2013, 15:22
I would try almond milk instead. I also substitute plain non-fat greek yogurt for mayo. The flavor will be altered, but not necessarily in a bad way.
danigirly123

Joined: Dec 13
Posts: 2

      quote  
Posted: 20 Dec 2013, 16:38
Try sour cream Smile
wholefoodnut

Joined: Jul 12
Posts: 606

      quote  
Posted: 22 Dec 2013, 08:18
Anything will change the taste a little. I don 't use hidden valley but do get a ranch mix from a local source. I use buttermilk. Ranch dressing is normally based on buttermilk.
Food should always taste amazing. The more amazing the more it will satisfy.
Exercise is a pathway to a strong healthy more youthful body.

Jeri
activeash

Joined: Dec 13
Posts: 16

      quote  
Posted: 27 Dec 2013, 11:52
Yes I would also suggest subbing the mayo for greek yogurt and almond milk would go perfectly fine with that!
messamermom

Joined: Feb 11
Posts: 103

      quote  
Posted: 07 Jan 2014, 11:47
I really prefer to make my own, less preservatives and junk than what is found in prepackaged items. Here is the Ranch Dressing from the Atkins web site:

Ranch Dressing
Makes 8 servings/Net Carbs: 1.0 Fiber: 0.1 Protein: 0.4 Fat: 22.1 Calories: 204.7
Ingredients

3/4 Cup mayonnaise
1/2 Cup heavy cream
2 Tablespoons chopped parsley leaves
2 Tablespoons chopped fresh chives
2 Teaspoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
2 Teaspoons Dijon mustard
1 large clove garlic, minced
1 Teaspoon chopped fresh dill, tough stems removed
1/2 Teaspoon salt
1/4 Teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Directions
An all-American favorite, this homemade version of the creamy garlic-and-herb dressing is smooth and satisfying—without the added sugar.

Whisk mayonnaise, cream, parsley, chives, lemon juice, mustard, garlic, dill, salt and pepper in a small bowl.
Use immediately or refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 3 days.

(Remember that Atkins is high fat, moderate protein, and low carb.)
Claire...

Joined: Jan 14
Posts: 3

      quote  
Posted: 08 Jan 2014, 21:17
What about using a small amount of light mayo or extra light stretching it out using quark/natural fromage frais then a little almond milk?...



Forum Search
Advanced forum search



Latest Posts

High Protein Lower-Fat Options (Using whole, real foods)
Posted recipe in LuC2 Cookbook: CINNAMON GRANOLA CLUSTERS (as promised). Don't skip the virgin coconut oil (you simply can't beat the aromatic enhancement to the granola) or oat flour (it's ...
by LuC2 on 18 Apr 14 07:45 PM
It's expensive season at my local market
Yum, steak is a rarity for me as well. Am planting some chard, not something that is available to buy, have never even seen it in a farmers market here.
by wholefoodnut on 17 Apr 14 04:58 AM
CSA challenge: Carrots, Kale, Fennel, Spring Onion
sounds delicious and I will definitely try it, as much as I'm a veggie nut , Kale is not one of my favourites and i've tried so many recipes knowing how good it is for me, I tolerate it rather ...
by mummydee on 12 Apr 14 03:50 AM
serving size for dry ingredients
Check the food label, it should tell you. Rice tends to have higher calories. Usually it's 1/4 cup dry and about 150-200 calories
by NCNOLE on 10 Apr 14 04:49 PM
Need ideas for more PROTEIN please!
Also protein powder. I use it every day
by dylansmom0110 on 07 Apr 14 11:24 AM

Member Tip

average member ranking
by member Lucky765
This is tough......I,m spending 90% of my time trying to stay on meal plan and the other 10% going off it.....Resulting in an increase in weight..
05 Jan 14 for diet Atkins