Making your own salad is a great way to add nutrients into your diet, when prepared properly, a light, colourful salad can be the perfect addition to any meal - or hearty enough to be the main course. Whether your salad is carefully constructed or a variety of vegetables you’ve pulled from the crisper drawers of your fridge, a good dressing can single-handedly make your salad. So if you want a full, fresh salad experience, it’s worth making your own dressing. Not only is creating your own dressing easy and quick, it’s also cost effective and far healthier than the store bought varieties. Say goodbye to boring desk lunches and dressings high-in-sugar and additives. Keep your salads interesting and nutritious with these three easy dressings you can whip up quickly for salads you can get excited about. Zesty lemon vinaigretteThis dressing is simple and versatile enough to toss through any salad with ingredients that you probably have tucked away in your cupboard! **What you need:**½ cup olive oil 2 lemons, juiced and finely zested 1 tbs dijon mustard ½ tsp fine sugar 1 tbs finely chopped chives Freshly ground pepper 1 tsp salt flakes **Method:**1. Finely chop the chives 2. Juice and zest the lemon 3. Combine all of the ingredients in a jar and shake well 4. Season with salt flakes or a good quality table salt to taste

Yoghurt DressingIn just minutes, lashings of this delicious honey mustard dressing can be enjoyed on any salad. **What you need:**½ cup greek style yoghurt 3 tbs runny honey 2 tbs dijon mustard 1 garlic clove, crushed 1 tbs lemon juice ½ salt flakes Freshly ground pepper **Method:**1. Combine all of the ingredients in a jar 2. Close the lid and shake well 3. Adjust seasoning to taste

Thai Sweet Chilli dressingThis sweet and spicy dressing is great combined with chicken, prawns and avocado. **What you need:**½ cup Thai Sweet chilli sauce 4 tbs fresh lime juice 1 tbs fresh lime zest 1 tbs light olive oil 1 tbs sesame oil 1 tsp fish sauce **Method:**1. Juice and zest the lime 2. Combine all of the ingredients in a jar and shake well 3. Taste, and season with fish sauce as desired