Guess what?? A simple 1 cup green salad has ONLY 16 calories.. Oh my myyyy!!! Dieting is sooo easy with salads!! Yuppie ;). I love to have salads, when I become weight conscious : ( Eating raw vegetables makes me feel very enthusiastic & energetic. The ingredients of a typical salad may comprise only raw vegetables and/or fruits or boiled items. Salads can also be served with dressing & sauce. Here is the simplest form of salad one can have, no cooking required at all. Just get hold of a few fresh veggies and its ready to be served with any sort of meal. Simple, healthy, ready to eat side dish with routine meals. Also used as filler in sandwiches.