If you’re like most people, you’re probably looking for ways to spice up your salad all of the time. Let’s face it, salad can get boring every now and then especially if you’re eating the same type over and over again. That’s why it’s important to come up with different variations for your salad. Eating a huge salad is a fantastic way to get your daily serving of fruits and vegetables. While you’re options may seem limited when it comes to salads, if you think hard enough you can literally come up with hundreds of varieties of salads to make.
The latest trend taking the salad world by storm is not only beautiful to look at and filled with delicious flavors, it’s also incredibly practical. We all have mason jars lying around in our homes so why not use them to make and transport your salads. It’s much easier than carrying around a plastic container and worrying about your salad spilling into your bag! Just tighten the lid on these beauties and you’re good to go. The way your salad will look in the transparent jar will make you want to eat it immediately!
When making your salads in a jar try adding more colors to your salad not only make it more visually appealing but more nutritious as well! Add things like strawberries, tomatoes, raspberries, red onions and carrots for a great burst of color! Other great colorful options include blueberries, kiwis, red and yellow bell peppers, and corn! Don’t be afraid to mix fruits into your salad. They create the perfect mix of sweet and savory and add a ton of flavor as well.
Another option you can do with salad in a jar is to create a color gradient with your produce. For one day choose a green gradient. You can add different types of greens like kale, romaine, ice burg, and spinach. Mix in other green veggies like avocados, green bell peppers, and cucumbers. You can create a gradient in almost any color because fruits and vegetables come in so many varieties! Try making your own vinaigrette on the side by mixing together lemon juice, lime juice, olive oil, and a pinch of salt for a tasty and healthy dressing! You can also add in a boiled egg for more substance and nutrition! When it comes to jar salads the options are endless so make sure to give them a try and let us know what you think!