Meals in a Jar: Salads, Soups, Rice Bowls & More
May 18, 2016•9 min
Most people think of mason jars for preserving foods, but they are also ideal for making and taking portable meals.Most people think of mason jars for preserving foods, but they are also ideal for making and taking portable meals.Tanya Linton, author of 150 Best Meals in a Jar: Salads, Soups, Rice Bowls and More, joins host Lisa Davis to share some interesting tips for making yummy meals in a jar. Meals in a mason jar are easy to portion control. Easy to make and easy to take recipes that can go from your refrigerator at home to the fridge at work. If you follow the simple steps of layering, the salads will stay fresh longer as the lettuces and vegetables won’t get soggy or wilt. You can prep many meals at once, so that you just grab and go during the week. Part of the fun of the recipes is layering the ingredients so they not only look beautiful, but taste delicious as well. The smaller jars used for desserts will also work well for entertaining.