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Healthy Mash-Up Sauce Recipes You'll Want to Put On Everything

Vanilla Bean Ketchup

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Sweet + salty + savory = win. This Vanilla Bean Ketchup will seriously surprise your taste buds. You love how much flavor this sauce can add to the simplest dishes, but you'll love it even more because it's 98 percent fat-free and has only 100 calories per serving. (Try these other Veggie-Packed Pasta Sauce Recipes that are high in flavor and low on guilt.)

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Chipotle Yogurt Sauce

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Spicy mayo of the past gets a zesty (and healthy) upgrade with this Chipotle Yogurt Sauce recipe. Try drizzling it on a chicken sandwich with avocado or using it as a dip for homemade sweet potato fries or raw veggies.

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Spicy Sriracha Honey Mustard

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This Spicy Honey Mustard recipe uses sriracha and just two other ingredients to add a tangy-sweet kick to whatever you're eating. (And if you're obsessed with sriracha like the rest of us, try these Sriracha-Flavored Snacks for Spicy Food Fanatics.)

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Cilantro Jalapeño Sauce

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This Cilantro Jalapenño Sauce uses olive oil and sour cream for a luscious, smooth texture, plus apple cider vinegar, lime, and—of course—jalapeños for a punch. Try on grilled meats to make your steak or chicken next-level. (Or drizzle on these taco recipes for a Southwestern taste explosion.)

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Paleo Bacon Chipotle Ranch Dressing

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If you're sticking to a low-carb, high-fat (what's also called "ketogenic") diet, then this Paleo Bacon Chipotle Ranch dressing is for you. (Take a deeper look at this way of eating in Ask the Diet Doctor: Can You Really Cut Out Carbs and Survive on Fats?) The recipe combines the deliciousness of ranch, bacon, and chipotle—really, can it get any better than this? (Be warned, you shouldn't OD on this stuff. It might be low-carb and natural, but it's pretty high in fat and calories, so stick to one or two tablespoons.)

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Sriracha and Roasted Garlic BBQ Sauce

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This umami-filled recipe for Roasted Garlic Sriracha BBQ Sauce is made with better-for-you ingredients like apple cider vinegar and coconut sugar—it's a no-brainer compared to any store-bought alternative. And—surprise!—it's vegan too. Use it to top these 7 Vegan Recipes for a Satisfying Low-Calorie Lunch (or if you'd rather slather it on ribs or a burger, that's totally acceptable).

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Avocado Tzatziki Sauce

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Using just avocado, Greek yogurt, cucumber, garlic, fresh dill, and lemon juice, you can whip up this healthy, guac-meets-Greek Avocado Tzatziki Sauce. You don't need a food processor or blender—just stir and enjoy. (Try these other 10 Healthy Recipes Using Greek Yogurt—some ideas might just surprise you.)

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