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May 31, 2013 11:51 AM

Who eats naked salads?

You know, the ones with no dressing whatsoever?

Who here eats those?

Me, for one.

A handful of baby spinach, bok choy, arugula, kale, radicchio, red onions (raw), julienned carrots, peas, carrots, corn, some sliced roasted egg plant, grilled bell peppers and Vidalia onions, avocado, diced tomatoes, a handful of minced garlic and ginger ... and I'm good to go.


Are you a nudist?

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    1. Occasionally I do, especially in the summer when everything is at its peak.

      Thought does a sprinkle of salt and squeeze of lemon count as "not naked"?

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      1. re: foodieX2

        Thought does a sprinkle of salt and squeeze of lemon count as "not naked"?


        I think that's like sunscreen. So yeah still technically naked.

        1. re: ipsedixit

          Disagree. Anything that moistens is now dressed IMO. Roasted vegetables that coat your lettuce from the juices, lemon juice etc. are all dressings.

          1. re: melpy

            Even the morning dew from my spinach leaves? Or the pulp from the toe-mah-toes?

      2. Nope.... typically my lunch salad gets a half a lemon squeezed on it, some olive oil, salt and pepper.

        1. Sometimes I like plain shredded lettuce on the plate with my entree. Plain raw spinich leaves same way.

          1. I like my salads to have a bit of fat in them so I only skip the dressing if I add cheese to the salad.

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            1. re: hala

              Me too, which is why sometimes I like a handful of sliced almonds and some chopped walnuts.

              1. re: ipsedixit

                Yum! I now know what I am eating tomorrow.

                1. re: ipsedixit

                  Toast those walnuts, also the almonds, but mostly the walnuts, and you have the food of the gods