I mentioned a little while ago that I have a huge love for Mason jars. I use them for just about anything, right now I’m drinking a smoothie out of one.
I kept seeing recipes on Pinterest for Mason jar salads, and I was really skeptical but intrigued. The school year will be starting soon, which means I’ll be packing lunches for myself again in a few short weeks.
I love the idea of making a few salads in advance and grabbing one on the way out the door in the morning.
I decided to make one in advance to try it, and surprisingly it was a huge success! The lettuce was crisp and delicious even though it sat in my fridge for over 3 days.
I think you can layer whatever you want in the jar as long as the salad dressing doesn’t touch the lettuce.
For this salad I layered:
It was great! This is going to make packing lunches for work so much easier and healthier.
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