Vegan Recipe: Mason Jar Salad

Eating healthy when on the go can be a challenge for all of us — but it doesn't have to be. Here's an easy, fun and healthy way to eat well, even in the car.

As some of you may know, I love layering salads. It makes them so much more interesting, delicious and healthy, plus I get to use whatever is available or leftover in my fridge. Putting them in a Mason jar is just plain fun, and it keeps the salad fresh and spill proof.

You can layer any combination of ingredients to fit your diet; keep the dressing in a small plastic container until ready to pour, and enjoy your transportable meal.

Here's how I created mine. But first, a little tip to make it pretty as well as good to eat: place the heaviest ingredient on the bottom and work up, ending with the lightest on top.

Ingredients:

  • First layer: cubed avocado
  • Second layer: sliced grape tomatoes
  • Third layer: sliced romaine
  • Forth layer: shredded carrots
  • Fifth layer: leftover sautéed kale
  • Sixth layer: a mix of nuts and seeds
  • Seventh layer: baby arugula
  • Dressing: a simple oil and balsamic vinaigrette

Have fun and eat well.

Related Posts

Unlock The Healing Power Of Food

Sign up for FREE access to mindbodygreen's Functional Nutrition Webinar to learn how food can be a pathway to optimal health & wellbeing.

Sign Up Now Loading next article...

Your article and new folder have been saved!