How to Pack a Perfect Mason Jar Salad

Who says you can’t start resolutions before the year is over? We’ve compiled a list of 51 foodie resolutions to check off, including this helpful tip.

Packing a to-go salad in a mason jar seems like a great idea – it’s an easy way to transport a vibrant, veggie-heavy meal without worries of dressing leaking into your bag – but if improperly assembled, it may end up underdressed, soggy, or less than fresh. Don’t let that happen to you! Instead, follow this step-by-step guide, excerpted from Julia Mirabella‘s Mason Jar Salads and More: 50 Layered Lunches to Grab and Go ($ 12, originally $ 17).

Reprinted from Mason Jar Salads and More by Julia Mirabella. Copyright (c) 2014 by Julia Mirabella. Published by Ulysses Press.


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