Salad in a Jar
Utterly brilliant, people. Not only does SALAD IN A JAR save space in your fridge, it also reduces food waste and gets non-salad eaters to mow down daily.THE ARRANGEMENT From BOTTOM to TOP: Dressing Shredded carrots Cherry tomatoes Sunflower seeds Hard boiled eggs (optional) Baby spinachDIRECTIONS 1) Arrange ingredients in a large mason jar 2) Store in fridge for up to a week 3) When ready to eat: shake jar, place on a plate, and eat! You can make any arrangement you want… you can add red onion, cucumbers, radishes or peppers. Always remember to put the dressing at the bottom and the lettuce at the top—a MUST.****NOTE**** If your making a few salads at a time for the week, you MUST remember to vacuum seal the Mason Jars. (Mason jars can be bought at Wal-mart, and various grocery stores) They must be vacuum sealed to remain fresh and crisp You can use an attachment for FoodSaver appliances or a less expensive hand pump:
Ziplock sells a hand pump (go here to purchase on Amazon.com) that will vacuum-pack a glass jar of chopped Romaine quite inexpensively. It comes with 3 vacuum-sealable Ziplock bags  and can be found in the same area as aluminum foil and plastic wrap. In addition to the pump, you will need a thumbtack, electrical tape, and a clean glass jar.
There is a video here:
http://www.salad-in-a-jar.com/family-recipes/how-to-vacuum-pack-salad-in-a-jar-for-less-than-6-plus-a-video

Salad in a Jar

Utterly brilliant, people. Not only does SALAD IN A JAR save space in your fridge, it also reduces food waste and gets non-salad eaters to mow down daily.
THE ARRANGEMENT
From BOTTOM to TOP:
Dressing
Shredded carrots
Cherry tomatoes
Sunflower seeds
Hard boiled eggs (optional)
Baby spinach
DIRECTIONS
1) Arrange ingredients in a large mason jar
2) Store in fridge for up to a week
3) When ready to eat: shake jar, place on a plate, and eat!

You can make any arrangement you want… you can add red onion, cucumbers, radishes or peppers. Always remember to put the dressing at the bottom and the lettuce at the top—a MUST.

****NOTE**** If your making a few salads at a time for the week, you MUST remember to vacuum seal the Mason Jars. (Mason jars can be bought at Wal-mart, and various grocery stores) They must be vacuum sealed to remain fresh and crisp You can use an attachment for FoodSaver appliances or a less expensive hand pump:

Ziplock sells a hand pump (go here to purchase on Amazon.com) that will vacuum-pack a glass jar of chopped Romaine quite inexpensively. It comes with 3 vacuum-sealable Ziplock bags  and can be found in the same area as aluminum foil and plastic wrap. In addition to the pump, you will need a thumbtack, electrical tape, and a clean glass jar.

There is a video here:

http://www.salad-in-a-jar.com/family-recipes/how-to-vacuum-pack-salad-in-a-jar-for-less-than-6-plus-a-video

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