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Recipe of the Month: Salad in a Jar

Serves 1

jar saladIngredients

1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
1/2 cup carrots, chopped
1/2 cup corn
1/2 cup zucchini, chopped
1/2 cup black beans
1 tablespoon feta cheese
1/4 cup dried cranberries
2 cups leafy greens


  • Pour 1-2 tablespoon salad dressing in bottom.
  • Add hard chopped vegetables (carrots, cucumbers, peppers, etc.)
  • Add beans, grains, pasta, etc.
  • Add cheese and protein
  • Add soft vegetables or fruit (avocado, tomato, strawberries, dried cranberries)
  • Add nuts, seeds, and lighter grains (almonds, walnuts, quinoa)
  • Add salad greens
  • Put lid on jar and refrigerate up to 3 days. 

To Serve

nutrition factsShake the salad in the jar and then empty into a bowl or plate. Toss again gently if needed to fully coat salad with dressing.

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