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Fat-free Salad Dressing - MiiXR X7 Blender Review

If you're looking for a Fat-free oil-free salad dressing recipe then I have a great one, it's zingy and deliciously fresh tasting. Plus a discount code for 20% off the X7 Blender

You can make it your own version by simply swapping coriander for basil or even chives and by using Dijon mustard instead of English mustard; it's entirely up to you.

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If you've ever looked at the ingredients list on the back of most salad dressings in the supermarket you may have been shocked as to how many calories most of them contain; not to mention preservatives and artificial flavourings etc.

By making your own you can play around and find your perfect salad dressing recipe.

Another great thing is you only need to make enough for that day so there's no waste, (it will keep for 2 days in the fridge) providing it's stored in an air-tight jar.

Making your own salad dressing could also save you money:
If you're anything like I was in the past I used to buy a bottle of dressing from the shop which then ends up living in the fridge because I'd forgotten about it but then finishes up in the bin because it has been opened too long!

You will need some kind of blender; I used the MiiXR X7 Performance Nutrition Blender. It's seriously impressive. Powered by PROMiXX, the inventors of Vortex Mixing Technology and by the way, I have a fantastic reader offer code so keep reading to get 20% off the PROMIXX MiiXR X7 Blender 😉

Having been sent the X7 Blender to review, here's how I got on:
On getting it out of the box my first impressions of the MiiXR X7 blender were, how good it looks and how very well made it is.

It's surprisingly heavy it is for its size but that's a good thing since along with the rubber non-slip base it ensures your blender doesn't jiggle about when in use.

This is by no means a flimsy, looks like it won't last five minutes blender; in fact, it's very much the opposite! It has a 700W power unit in the base and has continuous or pulse blending capabilities and does an excellent job.

X7 Blender and Ergo bottles

How to operate the blender:
I flicked through the instructions (never been a one for reading anything properly) but then when I first went use it for the first time I wasted a good 5 minutes looking for the On/Off button; only to discover there isn't one!

All you do is add your ingredients to the bottle of your choosing (for example I was using the Extractor blade to crush ice) so just add ice cubes and put the extractor blade onto the bottle and twist to seal.

Turn the bottle upside down and align tabs on the bottle with the indents in the base. Turn clockwise to activate the blender and turn counterclockwise to turn off.

One thing I will point out is that it's really powerful and the first time I used it I was taken by surprise as it is quite wild; so in a panic, I just switched it off at the wall!

It did a great job of crushing ice, yes I am impressed:

Ice cubes in the X7 Blender

For ice I've found 'pulse' rather than 'continuous' works best with ice cubes, but as you can see they were certainly well crushed!

Ice cubes crushed in the X7 Blender

I love the sleek design and the two Tritan bottles with no-leak sports lids, perfect for taking to the gym, just throw into your sports bag and go without fear of them leaking.

The screw thread is on the inside of the bottles so you can easily and comfortably drink straight from the bottle.

Dynamic Ergo Sports Bottle and Lids:
The two MiiXR X7 Ergo Bottles have certainly been designed with performance in mind. The Ergo Bottles are a perfect accessory to any workout. Engineered with Tritan, the bottles are odour and stain-resistant. They also fit comfortably into most cup holders.

Although they are dishwasher safe, (blades on top rack) personally, I just wash mine in some nice hot sudsy water then rinse and dry thoroughly.

Whats in the box X7 Blender

The X7 Blender was designed in the UK and is powered by PROMiXX. It looks great in the kitchen and is really handy for many quick mixing or blending jobs; so you don't have to necessarily be all into fitness to need this in your life.

The Multi-functional Extractor Blade:
Is made from hardened steel and effortlessly blends fruit and vegetables, grind nuts and seeds and actually does pulverize ice!

The X-Blade:
Does a great job of mixing powders and liquids. Vortex mixing action is designed to deliver a perfect mix for health supplements and protein shakes but is also perfect for whisking up fluffy scrambled eggs, omelettes and super-smooth pancake batter or Yorkshire pudding batter.

Fat-free Salad Dressing Recipe: 
I used the X7 Blender but of course, you can use any blender. Read on to find out about that reader offer....

Fat-free salad dressing and the X7 Blender

Reader Offer:
Order your X7 Blender through this affiliate link and either sign up for their newsletter when ordering to receive a discount on your first purchase. Or enter the code Glug20 at the checkout and you will receive 20% off making the X7 Blender a proper Billy bargain!

dressings and dips,
Yield: 4-6 servings

Fat-free Salad Dressing

Fat-free Salad Dressing

If you're looking for a Fat-free oil-free salad dressing recipe then I have one for you. You can make it your own version by simply swapping coriander for basil, or using Dijon mustard instead of English mustard; it's entirely up to you.
Prep time: 3 MCook time: Total time: 3 M


  • 250g Fat-free natural yoghurt
  • 1 heaped teaspoon English mustard
  • a small bunch of fresh coriander or basil
  • 1 small garlic clove
  • 1 red chilli of medium heat - or red pepper flakes
  • a pinch of sea salt and black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • zest of half a lemon plus a squeeze of lemon juice


  1. Put all of the ingredients into a blender, whiz until thoroughly mixed - 30 seconds or so.
  2. Have a taste to check the seasoning and once you're happy either use straight away or store in a suitably sized jar with a tight-fitting lid for up to 2 days in the fridge.
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