Simple Mason Jar Salad

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Put together this simple Mason Jar Salad in just minutes.  Made with healthy and delicious ingredients, this make ahead salad is perfect for lunch on the go!




  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1 squeeze lime juice
  • salt and pepper


  • 2 cups kale
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced carrots
  • 1/4 cup chickpeas
  • 1/2 cup chopped apple
  • 1 tsp minced red onion
  • 1/3 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1/2 cup cubed roasted root vegetables (example: butternut squash, yam, sweet potato)
  • 2 tbsp nuts, raisins or craisins
  • 1/2 cup lettuce


  1. Make the dressing first then put it in the bottom of a large mason jar.
  2. Lay down the kale, then layer on the carrots, chickpeas, apple, red onion, quinoa, root vegetables, mixed nuts, dried fruit and lettuce.
  3. Seal the jar with a lid and refrigerate until you’re ready to enjoy it.
  4. Right before you eat your salad, you can either shake the closed jar to mix all of the ingredients and eat the salad right from the jar. Or you can dump the salad into a bowl, mix and enjoy.

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