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6 Ingredients to Keep Off Salads

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1. Croutons

Nope, no nutritional value here — so why bother with adding them on to your otherwise healthy salad?

Average Calories Per Serving: 100

Try This Instead: Missing the crunch? Add flax seeds!

See Also: Best Crepes Ever (Recipe)

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Katie Waldeck

Katie is a freelance writer focused on pets, food and women’s issues. A Chicago native and longtime resident of the Pacific Northwest, Katie now lives in Oakland, California.

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6:15AM PDT on May 19, 2014

thanks

4:26AM PST on Nov 22, 2013

The last one looks nice, although I am not guilty of any of the above, thank goodness!

9:46AM PDT on Oct 24, 2013

A lot of this stuff was used in order to start eating salads as children. Now, as adults we should all stay away from these toppings and go all nutural

9:43AM PDT on Oct 24, 2013

The only bits of a salad I can eat are the things you are supposed to leave off...except no-one has mentioned a problem with the sliced hard-boiled eggs!

9:38AM PDT on Oct 24, 2013

Thanks.

5:45AM PDT on Sep 19, 2013

But don't keep veggies off

3:25AM PDT on Sep 15, 2013

Thank you :)

6:26AM PDT on Sep 10, 2013

Thanks for sharing.

3:02AM PDT on Sep 8, 2013

ty

12:42PM PDT on Aug 28, 2013

if it doesnt have either feta, parmesano reggiano, aged cheddar or boccancini it isnt worth eating. long live humane cheese

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