Mason Jar Salad Recipes and Tips
Mason Jar Salads Tips & Tricks
Keep Dry and Wet Ingredients Apart
The key to making a good mason jar salad that will last several days is to keep the dry and the wet ingredients separate. Here's a great illustration from Beth of eatwithinyourmeans.com
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The 5 Layers of a Healthy Salad
When layering the ingredients in a mason jar, not only is important to keep the dry ingredients on the top and the wet ingredients on the bottom, it is also good to think about what type of ingredients you are going to include to give you a balanced salad.
This photo from Becky of thetwobiteclub.com illustrates the five elements of a healthy salad. Start with your dressing, then your hard veggies, soft veggies, your source of protein and finally, your greens.
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Popular 'Salad in a Jar' Recipes
Grilled Beet, Chicken, Apple, and Spinach Salad Recipe (with a strawberry vinaigrette) via Popsugar.com