DIY Salad Jar

Make your choices and layer salad in large mason jar. Layer night before and when you are ready put all ingredients in a bowl and enjoy.

VEGETABLE BASE:

  • 1 cup of chopped colored vegetables of choice

  • 2-3 cups of leafy greens of choice

LEAN PROTEIN (Choose one - cooked):

  • 3-4 oz salmon

  • 3-4 oz white fish

  • 3-4 oz chicken or turkey breast

  • 3-4 oz lean beef

  • 3/4 cup grass fed cottage cheese

  • 4 oz tempeh

GRAINS/STARCHY VEGETABLE (Choose one):

  • 100 gms cooked sweet potato chunks

  • 100 gms cooked turnip chunks

  • 100 gms cooked red potato chunks

  • 1/2 cup brown rice pasta cooked

  • 1/2 cup quinoa cooked

  • 1/2 cup brown, red or black rice cooked

  • 1/2 cup chickpeas, lentils or blackbeans (vegan option. If you add this a protein source, cut out any other carb)

HEALTHY FATS (Choose one):

  • 1/2 avocado

  • oil and vinegar dressing - 2 tsps olive or avocado oil + 2 tsps vinegar

  • 1 tbsp Pear vinaigrette

  • 1 tbsp seeds (use hemp seeds as another great protein option)

Tips:

  • you can combine fats by doing a half of two different types

  • Layer so the dressing is at the bottom, then protein, then carbs, and then vegetables.

  • GET CREATIVE! Use a spiralizer, add different fresh herbs and spices.