So, I tried this recipe tonight and it turned out super watery.  Maybe this is because I used homemade coconut milk?  I wonder if the canned stuff with the added Guar Gum makes it thick like regular dressing.  I added arrowroot powder to thicken it… but, I didn’t think that arrowroot powder needed to be heated up to make it thicken.  It wasn’t working so I slapped it a pot and heated it over medium heat.  I apparently had added WAY to much arrowroot powder because it became gooey and not liquidy at all.  I tried adding some olive oil- didn’t really work.  I tried cold water and that seemed to help a lot.  My opinion of this “ranch” is that it is ok in taste, not great, and it is most definitely NOT ranch!  I am reminded once again why I have decided not to try to re-create non-paleo eats- it doesn’t work!

Dairy Free Ranch Dressing Recipe (Paleo, Low Carb, Gluten Free)


2 cups coconut milk (I like this one) (full fat, canned)
1 tsp sea salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1 Tablespoon onion powder
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 Tablespoon dried parsley
1/4 teaspoon celery salt
1/2 teaspoon dried dill
1 tbsp gluten free mustard
1 tsp paprika

Always use organic ingredients whenever possible.


Add everything to a bowl and stir until well combined.

Serve with your favorite veggies or salad.

This dressing lasts one week in the fridge.