Healthy Honey Mustard Dressing

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Healthy Honey Mustard Dressing

This smooth and creamy Healthy Honey Mustard Dressing is made with greek yogurt, lemon, mustard, and honey for the perfect healthy salad dressing.  You’ll never believe how simple it is to make your own homemade salad dressings at home.

Healthy Honey Mustard Dressing pinterest pin.

Hi guys! Salad dressings are one of those things that are just BETTER made at home.  Sure, when I’m busy I use the bottled kind, but there is nothing like creating a simple healthy salad dressing in your own kitchen like this Healthy Honey Mustard Dressing… especially when you can whip this together with one bowl in less than 5 minutes.

Homemade salad dressings are often made with just a few ingredients, are so much healthier because they don’t have any additives and often have such a better flavor.  This one is the perfect example of that having just a fraction of the calories of a classic full-fall bottled Honey Mustard Dressing.

Healthy Honey Mustard Dressing

Honey Mustard is one of those salad dressings that doesn’t taste quite as fresh to me coming out of a bottle.  I love mixing my own with a simple combination of honey, mustard, and greek yogurt to make it creamy.  So many salad dressings call for mayonnaise but I love using one of my favorite healthy swaps… greek yogurt!  The end result is a luxuriously SMOOTH dressing that is simply irresistible and perfectly light.

Healthy salad dressing in glass bottle next to honey pot.

Here’s Why You’ll Love This Healthy Honey Mustard Salad Dressing…

Honey Mustard is such a classic flavor that’s universally loved.  Whether it’s paired with kids nuggets, dip for veggies, or on top of a gorgeous kale salad this classic combination of tart and sweet is perfection

This Healthy Honey Mustard Salad Dressing is one you will want to make again and again because it’s super simple and the flavor is on point!  The greek yogurt in mine makes it a touch creamy without adding mayo… which is a perfect swap in my opinion.

This healthy salad dressing tastes so good it will actually make you want to eat more salad!  It’s like a big ole’ smile in a bottle.

Healthy Honey Mustard Dressing in a glass jar with lemons in the background.

What’s in the healthy salad dressing? 

This healthy salad dressing has just FIVE ingredients for a homemade dressing everyone will rave about.  Here’s what you will need to make it.

  • Honey: You can use any honey but local honey is always wonderful to have on hand!
  • Mustard: For my recipe, I used classic dijon mustard to get the grainy appearance and a bit more of a bite.  Skip the classic yellow mustard for this recipe.
  • Greek Yogurt: Use plain greek yogurt!  I like to use 0% to keep my dressings lower calorie but use full fat for an even creamier finished product.
  • Lemon: A touch of fresh lemon adds some brightness and zip that you can’t miss.
  • Olive Oil: I like to use my favorite high-quality olive oil for homemade salad dressings.
  • Salt: Just a touch of salt perfectly balances out the flavors in this dressing.

You probably already have most of these ingredients in your refrigerator!

Spinach salad with lemons.

How to Make Healthy Honey Mustard Dressing…

This salad dressing is great because it mixes right in a bowl and takes less than 5 minutes to make.

  1. Put all the ingredients for the salad dressing in a bowl.
  2. Whisk until smooth.
  3. Serve as dressing with your favorite salads!

Pro Tips and Variations

  • If you prefer oil-free salad dressings this actually works without the oil!  I liked the texture and flavor with it better though but it is an option if that’s your diet.
  • Make this Healthy Honey Mustard vegan but substituting vegan yogurt or mayo.  You can also use agave nectar instead of honey.
  • If you like a sweeter honey mustard dressing just add more honey!
  • Avocado Oil would also taste great in this salad dressing.
  • For a more savory punch add a pinch or garlic powder.


Is honey mustard salad dressing healthy?

YES! This Honey Mustard Salad Dressing is really healthy!  Most bottled kinds contain chemicals and preservatives but my version is full of clean, easy to find, healthy ingredients you can feel good eating.

A regular serving of bottled Honey Mustad Dressing can run upwards of 120 calories per serving but mine has just 50 calories!

Lemons, salad dressing and honey pot.

What do you eat Honey Mustard Dressing with?

So what do you eat with this Healthy Honey Mustard Salad Dressing?  Try some of these great options….

  • Dip for Vegetables.
  • Brush on shrimp or fish before you grill or bake them.
  • Tossed with your favorite green salad.
  • Use in a vegan bean salad like this.
  • Dip for nuggets.
  • Use as the dressing in a veggie wrap.


Mix up a batch of this Healthy Honey Mustard Dressing and I’m positive your family will be asking you to make it again and again.  I hope you enjoy it as much as we do.


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If you make this recipe, I’d love to hear what you think! Leave a comment and a star rating ★ below. Make sure to follow me on InstagramPinterest, and Facebook too!

Healthy Honey Mustard Dressing

Julie Wunder
This smooth and creamy Healthy Honey Mustard Dressing is made with greek yogurt, mustard and honey for the perfect healthy salad dressing.
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Salad, Salad Dressing
Cuisine American
Servings 12
Calories 50 kcal


  • 1/2 cup dijon mustard
  • 1/2 cup plain greek yogurt
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt to taste


  • Put the dijon mustard, greek yogurt, honey, lemon and olive oil in a bowl and mix until smooth. Salt to taste.
  • Serve with your favorite salad or as a dip.


A serving of my Healthy Honey Mustard Dressing is about 2 tablespoons.


Calories: 50kcalCarbohydrates: 6gProtein: 1gFat: 3gSaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 121mgPotassium: 32mgFiber: 1gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 7IUVitamin C: 3mgCalcium: 16mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Healthy Honey Mustard Dressing
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By | 2020-09-10T14:33:35-04:00 September 9th, 2020|All Vegetarian, Food, Salads|4 Comments


  1. Virginia Shipp September 23, 2020 at 11:24 pm - Reply

    5 stars
    This is a great one I can adapt very well to my strict sodium restricted cardiac diet! I’m going to make it tomorrow and have a salad with no guilt! Thank you!

  2. Rohtak September 9, 2020 at 11:55 pm - Reply

    5 stars
    My family loves this healthy and diet friendly Honey Mustard dressing. Thank you!

  3. Erin September 9, 2020 at 4:47 pm - Reply

    5 stars
    This looks so delicious! Honey mustard dressing is my absolute favorite, so I can’t wait to try out this beaut. Thanks for sharing! 🙂

  4. Deborah Brooks September 9, 2020 at 1:05 pm - Reply

    5 stars
    I love honey mustard dressing too! Great idea to use Greek yogurt. I will be trying this for sure

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