Mason Jar Salad

Mason Jar Salad

The on-the-go salad that saves you time and money while offering you a healthy eating choice with no needed clean-up

  • Use a 1 pint (16 ounces) or 1 quart (32 ounces) mason jar with a 3 inch wide mouth and a lid.

  • Layering order should be dressing added first on the bottom then a protein or grain followed by other choice ingredients and topped with the green leafy’s.

  • Can shake and eat right out of the jar or pour and stir into a bowl.

  • Shelf-life is usually 4-5 days refrigerated.

  • Ingredients that make the best green salads in a jar:

Chicken          Black Beans   Chick peas                 Edamame       Quinoa

Broccoli          Carrots            Cherry Tomatoes       Celery             Cucumber

Peppers          Red Onion      Shredded Cheese     Lettuce            Spinach

  • Fruit, yogurt, and nut salads are another healthy option.

  • Be creative, there’s no wrong answer when it comes to a healthy salad!

Try this recipe the next time you need an on-the-go healthy lunch

Healthy Jar Salad

  • 3 Tablespoons Dressing (green goddess, ranch, or olive oil & vinegar)

  • 1/4 Cup Chickpeas

  • 1/4 Cup Quinoa (cooked ahead)

  • 1/4 Cup Sliced Bell Pepper

  • 1/4 Cup Diced Cucumber

  • 1/4 Cup Cherry Tomatoes

  • 1 ½ Cups Leafy Greens (arugula, lettuce, or spinach leaves)

Layer a 1 pint mason jar with the ingredients (in the order listed) above. Seal it tight with the lid and refrigerate. Take it to go and enjoy.