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Bacon Ranch Dressing (GFDF, Paleo, Keto, Low-Iron, Whole30)
July 20, 2020
Bacon ranch dressing in a white porcelain bowl with vegetables, herbs and spices on an old wooden table, selective focus
Ranch sauce in a white porcelain bowl with vegetables, herbs and spices on an old wooden table, selective focus

I love ranch dressing and this whole-food bacon ranch dressing recipe is so good and there’s even a dairy-free option!

Most American’s love ranch dressing. It’s become a staple condiment over the last several years. Topping pizza, french fries, burgers, and every other staple in the standard American diet.

But let’s be honest, ranch dressing is not good for you. I mean, have you ever read the ingredients on the back of a bottle of ranch dressing from the store? It’s full of common food allergens like dairy, corn, and soy, chemicals like MSG, and damaging industrial oils.

So if you are caring for your health and you still love ranch, you’re gonna have to make it yourself! This bacon ranch dressing recipe is really easy to whip together in no time and it stores well in the fridge.

I use it on salads and for dipping all kinds of things like veggies, chicken wings, fried zucchini, fried mushrooms, chicken nuggets, celery root french fries, etc.

If you can tolerate dairy, use heavy cream for this recipe. If you are dairy-free, you can easily substitute coconut milk. My favorite coconut milk is Aroy-D and I get it on Amazon.

Hopefully, this recipe will help you live life to the fullest and allow ranch dressing back into your life!


Bacon Ranch Dressing (GFDF, Paleo, Keto, Low-Iron, Whole30)

  • Author: Heather Cooan
  • Prep Time: 10 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 Minutes
  • Total Time: 10 Minutes
  • Yield: 8 Servings 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free


Store-bought ranch dressing is full of junk. This whole-food bacon ranch dressing recipe is clean and delicious!



  • ¼ cup dried parsley
  • 1 tablespoon dill
  • 1 tablespoon  garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon  onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ cup water
  • ½ cup heavy cream or coconut cream
  • 1 cup homemade mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup crumbled bacon


  • Add spices, cream, water, and mayo to a blender and blend until smooth.
  • Fold in bacon crumbles.
  • Pour over your favorite veggies or salad fixings and enjoy.

  • Category: Sauces
  • Method: No-Bake
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: whole-food bacon ranch dressing, bacon ranch dressing


About author

Heather Cooan

Heather is a marketing executive turned nutrition counselor, consultant, and educator. Heather is a Functional Diagnostic Nutrition® Practitioner. Heather advocates for informed consent, bodily autonomy, and self-directed healthcare. She speaks and writes on nutrition and lifestyle interventions for health recovery. Heather successfully recovered her health from vulvar cancer, Hashimoto's, and lichen sclerosus. She reversed estrogen dominance, insulin resistance, atherosclerosis, and fatty liver utilizing a food-as-medicine approach combined with alternative and conventional treatments.

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There are 2 comments

  • Carbzilla says:

    Bless you for linking to a non-MSG recipe as I am sooooo allergic. It makes me so sad too because of course everything delicious is full of MSG. The 3-day migraine just ain’t worth it.

  • […] veggies are the best with any low carb dip or dressing, try bacon ranch dressing or spinach artichoke […]

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