Low-FODMAP ‘Copycat’ Trader Joe’s Almond Butter Turmeric Dressing; Gluten-free, Vegan

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I love the all-natural and creative environment of Trader Joe’s, and I look to them for recipe inspiration all the time. Why not benefit from the flavors that Trader Joe’s foods have, without high-FODMAP additives?

This is my low-FODMAP copycat version of Trader Joe’s Almond Butter Turmeric Salad dressing.  It may sound a little weird, but  I am crazy for this low-FODMAP Almond Butter Turmeric Dressing.

The combination just works.  Lemon provides a zesty freshness, turmeric and ginger provide a spicy warmth, while almond butter adds a nutty richness.  I eat this straight from my spoon.

Not only is it bright and cheerful but this low-FODMAP Almond Butter Turmeric Dressing is super healthy with very little added fats.

You will love this low-FODMAP Almond Butter Turmeric Salad Dressing on my low-FODMAP Tossed Salad.

I use it as a marinade with my favorite fish and chicken breasts (just cover your preferred meat or fish for 30 minutes or longer in the fridge and grill).  An easy and delicious dinner!

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Rachel Pauls, MD

Low-FODMAP ‘Copycat’ Trader Joe’s Almond Butter Turmeric Dressing; Gluten-free, Vegan

Although this recipe has not been tested, a single serving should be low-FODMAP based on the ingredients

Serves 9

Serving size 1.5 tbsp

Prep time: 5 min


  • 4 tbsp almond butter (I used Trader Joe’s Creamy Almond Butter, unsalted)
  • 1 tsp garlic infused olive oil (for tips on shopping for these oils, see my low-FODMAP recipe swap blog)
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tbsp finely grated ginger or ginger puree
  • 1 & 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1 & 1/4 tsp sugar (vegan certified, if necessary)
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp cracked black pepper
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • Juice of 1 lemon (about 2 tbsp)


  • Combine all ingredients in tall glass or bowl and whisk or blend until smooth

Low-FODMAP almond butter turmeric dressing

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