Simple Mason Jar Salad
About this Recipe
When it comes to lunch, having an easy, portable meal option is essential in our busy world. Unfortunately, this often translates to fast food which becomes costly and isn’t the most nutritious option. Instead, give this mason jar salad recipe a try! It makes for a fresh, healthy lunch that will keep you satisfied and energized, without breaking the bank.
Additionally, it’s a great source of nutrients such as vitamin K, calcium, and vitamin C from arugula, manganese, folate, and iron from quinoa, and copper, riboflavin, and vitamin D from lox.
1/2 cup Quinoa, Cooked and Cooled
1/2 cup Corn
1 cup Arugula
1/2 cup Lox
1 regular Lime, Quartered
1 handful Sprouts
1 large Mason Jar
1/8 cup Dressing of Your Choice
Step by Step Instructions
Pour desired amount of salad dressing into the bottom of a mason jar. Note: You can also put salad dressing in a separate container if you prefer.
Add quinoa, corn, arugula, and lox to jar.
Garnish with sprouts and a quarter of lime.
Eat immediately or screw on a lid and store in the fridge for up to two days.
When ready to eat, squeeze lime for juice and then flip jar into a bowl and enjoy!