love this idea. "The most important part of the layering is making sure the dressing and the spinach (or whatever 'leaf' you choose) don't touch. As long as they stay separate, these salads can be made up to 4 days in advance and will stay fresh in the fridge with a lid on. This is one of my tricks to eating salad everyday for lunch at work. I make a few jars on Sunday night and just grab one to bring to work everyday. When you're ready to eat, just shake it up."~~

A few weeks ago, when I posted about my weekly food prep routine, I briefly mentioned that I like to make salads-in-a-jar each week. Apparently, you all are super interested in my jarred salads because I got so many comments and emails requesting more info! Now, let me note, I am in no-shape-way-or-from the originator …

Mason Jar meals -- the recipes

Quinoa Salads in a jar, great grab an go lunches!!!

Clean Eating Tuna Pasta Salad

Garlic Rubbed Roasted Cabbage Steaks, Made these about 2 weeks ago, SO GOOD!

Lasts 4-7 days!! So want to make these for the week

30 Mason Jar Recipes: A Month Worth of "Salad in a Jar" Recipes

20 Salads in a Jar That Will Make You Want to Eat Healthier

Frozen Smoothie Packs - Must try this to save time and save all those fruits and veggies that go bad when I don't make that smoothie every day!

The Best Way To Cook Zucchini and Carrots ~ They are AMAZING... The zucchini tastes great, but the carrots are out of this world good!

tomato basil pizza - SO good in the summer with fresh ingredients!

Mason Jar Fruit Salad - Prep everything on a Sunday and make jars for the week

Ranch Chicken Salad in a Jar: A Meal in a Mason Jar from @Shaina Olmanson | Food for My Family

One of the keys to making healthy eating fun is keeping it creative. Create your own stacked "salad in a jar" for a fresh and delicious on-the-go lunch! Layer your favorite ingredients in inexpensive and eco-friendly mason jars leaving room at the top for vitamin-packed greens to keep them from getting soggy until you are ready to enjoy!

simple eggs baked on a bed of spinach, garlic & tomatoes

Mason Jar Salads that last 5 days | Hellobee

olive garden dressing

This potentially life-changing mac & cheese is worth the 15 minutes by the stove. You won't believe how rich and creamy it is with NO butter, NO cream, and NO Velveeta in the recipe. (Boil noodles in milk!). I haven't tried but sounds good!

We love salad at our house. This is a brilliant way to keep the lettuce fresh!

Healthy Lunch Ideas