Photo: Meal in a Jar by Lori/Foxes Love Lemons
Chances are if you’ve spent anytime on Pinterest or Instagram lately you’ve been seeing quite a few posts with salad in a jar. To help you create visually stunning and delicious salads, here are some great ideas to spice up your lunch routine. Healthy, nutritious, and easy on the eye, meals in a jar are a great way start making lunch at home and avoid the long lunch-rush lines.
Burrito Bowl Mason Jars
A Registered Dietician and Yoga instructor, Alex Caspero from Delish Knowledge is a lover of all vegetables and shares nutritious and plant based recipes on her blog. Vegan and Gluten-free friendly, her burrito bowl mason jars are filled with hearty black beans and sweet potatoes and finished with a creamy avocado dressing. Chipotle lunch runs will not be missed.
Strawberry Spinach Mason Jar Salad with Citrus Poppyseed Dressing
Health coach, personal trainer, and lover of nutritious food, Brittany, the face behind Eating Bird Food, creates recipes that are not only healthy, but taste amazing! Her mason jar salad is not only photo-worthy, but is filled with yummy ingredients such as strawberries, avocado, and grilled chicken. Talk about summer in a jar! Make this salad while all the amazing summer produce is still in season.
Butternut Squash and Quinoa Mason Jar Salad
Green juice and avocado toast fuel Hungarian food blogger Evi, from Green Evi. Sharing vegan recipes inspired by farmer’s markets, Evi shares seasonal, tasty, and beautiful dishes. Her butternut squash mason jar salad is the perfect meal to transition into fall eating. Topped with arugula, tahini and pine nuts, this salad packs a great bite.
Asian Noodle Salad Jars
Recipe developer, food photographer, and private cooking instructor, Lori from Foxes Love Lemons knows a thing or two about creating delicious and photo-worthy dishes. Her asian noodle jar salads are reminiscent of those beloved restaurant Asian salads, but homemade, filled with hearty soba noodles, and topped with a spicy peanut butter sauce. This is a great jar salad to get you pumped for lunch.
Mason Jar Loaded Tuna Salad
Gina, a writer, photographer, and recipe developer from So Let’s Hang Out, lives in San Francisco where she whips up delicious gluten-free recipes with a side of humor. Gina’s mason jar tuna salad is loaded with yummy ingredients like apples, beets, and olives. This is a great and hearty salad that’s not only is healthy, but a great idea for a grab and go meal.