There are many kinds of salads out there.  Salads so complete they are a meal, chopped salads, simple leaf salads and fruit salads.  What all great salads have in common is something crunchy. Even green leaf salads are best with some crunchy nuts or croutons. 

When we don't want to add carbs the crunch can come from nuts or seeds or even specific vegetables.  

The following salads provide that irresistible crunch factor and pop of flavor that is essential in a good salad.