How to make a mason jar salad

how to make a mason jar saladWhat’s all the hype about mason jar salads?

1. the dressing is on the bottom of the jar, never touches the lettuce to make it soggy.

2. mason jars are airtight maintaining the crispness of the ingredients for days.

3. you can prepare (several) them 3 – 5 days in advance, they last that long in the fridge.

4. there are endless combinations of ingredients (included a list below)!

Mason jar salads are the easiest healthy lunch on the go or at work. Take a 16 oz jar or larger, depending on your appetite, and start with the salad dressing!

1st  layer = salad dressing
2nd layer = veggies
3rd layer = protein
4th layer  = greens
5th layer = cheese

Greens
Arugula
Kale
Mixed greens
Spinach
Romaine

Nuts
Almonds
Pecans
Walnuts

Veggies
Artichokes
Bell peppers
Carrots – shredded
Cucumber
Hearts of palm
Olives
Tomatoes
Radishes
Red onion
Roast red pepper
Scallions

Fruit
Apples
Avocado
Pears
Peaches

Beans & protein
Black
Chickpea
Edamame
Hard boiled egg
Quinoa

Cheese
Feta
Goat cheese
Gorgonzola
Mozzarella
Parmesan
Romano

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