Looking to liven up your daily dose of leafy greens? Today’s all-natural bottled dressings offer heart-healthy oils and creative flavor combinations. Many do more than salad duty; try your pick splashed on steamed or roasted vegetables, or swirled into hot soups and pasta dishes. Here are five of our faves.

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Why we love it

(2 tablespoons)

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Annie’s Naturals Lemon & Chive Dressing, Vinegar Free

It’s got a bright, clean taste enhanced by lemon juice and shallots.

180 cal, 18g fat, 2g sat fat, 4g carb, 190mg sodium

Crab or shrimp salad with Bibb lettuce and sliced tomato; or toss with a black olive–bell pepper pasta salad.

Drew’s All Natural Sesame Orange Dressing and Marinade

Great sweet-spicy balance, with Asian notes from organic soy sauce and rice wine vinegar.

140 cal, 14g fat, 0g sat fat, 4g carb, 220mg sodium

Spinach salad with red onion and toasted walnuts. Also a great marinade for grilled chicken or pork.

Seeds of Change Sweet Basil Vinaigrette

Rivals homemade dressing, with an astounding hit of herb and garlic flavor—and it’s low-fat.

60 cal, 5g fat, 0g sat fat, 6g carb, 160mg sodium

Blue cheese and avocado salad with frisée. Heck, you could dunk bread in this dressing, too.

Spectrum Naturals Organic Greek Goddess Salad Dressing

A zippy, creamy option flavored with salty tahini paste and apple cider vinegar.

110 cal, 11g fat, 2g sat fat, 2g carb, 350mg sodium

Raw vegetable crudités, or a side of steamed asparagus or broccoli.

Up Country Organics Raspberry Vinaigrette

Not too sweet, with real raspberry flavor. Versatile taste in a fat-free package.

25 cal, 0g fat, 0g sat fat, 6g carb, 220mg sodium

Red leaf lettuce, toasted pine nuts, and cubed Havarti cheese; or toss with roasted parsnips and carrots.