Mermaid Recipes, Seaweed, Uncategorized

Mermaid Ranch Dressing

The traditional recipe of the ever-popular Ranch Dressing of buttermilk, mayonnaise, garlic, and herbs is often full of calories, fat, and sodium. So we created a healthy, protein-packed version of the recipe with the addition of Greek yogurt and Nori Flakes. A little bit of mayo is maintained to balance the tanginess of the buttermilk with the yogurt. Makes about 4, 1/4 cup servings.  


  • 1 6-ounce container 2% Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise (to balance tanginess) OR 1 1/2 tablespoon of high quality olive oil
  • 1/2 cup cultured low-fat buttermilk
  • 1/2 tablespoon champagne or white wine vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated fresh garlic
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives
  • 1 tablespoon dried Nori flakes (if you can’t find these, we sell in our Store)
  • 1/8 teaspoon Sea salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly-ground black pepper


  1. In a medium-sized bowl, whisk all the ingredients together until well-combined.
  2. Pour into an airtight container like a Mason Jar and chill well (at least 3 hours before use).
  3. Use as a dressing for salads or a dip for a crudité platter.

Photo: Kate Sears/from Pinterest

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