Other salad dressings are bland. Their healthiness is questionable. The amount of sugar and hard-to-pronounce preservatives is too high. No taste. No effort.
You could be talking about the options at the local “healthy” grocery store, too.
Next to the mixing bowl you usually leave to the side, you see some olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Delicious. Natural. Homemade Italian dressing.
The smell of the kitchen as you mix everything together.
The lightness of the calories and fat.
The first fresh, crisp bite into the lettuce.
Perhaps some Italian Dressing Mix is just what your pantry needs.