Citrus Orange Yogurt Dressing

Citrus Orange Yogurt Dressing

This creamy dressing is chock-full of monounsaturated fats to deliver a powerful cognitive punch. Try it over a spinach salad with bacon and wedges of apple, or a mild Boston or Bibb lettuce salad.

Citrus Orange Yogurt Dressing

Prep time: 5 minutes

Makes ¾ cup (175 ml)


  • ½ cup (125 ml) plain yogurt
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) peanut oil
  • ½ tsp (2 ml) salt
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 orange
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) liquid honey
  • 3 tbsp (45 ml) peanuts, preferably honey roasted, coarsely chopped
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) fresh chives, finely snipped black pepper, to taste


In a bowl, whisk yogurt with oil, salt and garlic. Finely grate ½ tsp (2 mL) of peel from orange then squeeze out 2 tbsp (30 mL) juice. Add to yogurt mixture along with honey, peanuts, chives and pepper. Stir until combined.

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