Our last blog post talked all about tips on how to stay healthy despite a busy schedule.
One of the main tools we discussed was setting aside a couple hours on the weekends to prep some healthy meals for the upcoming week.
Today, we want to share a recipe to help get you inspired: Mason Jar Burrito Bowls.
Mason jar salads are the easiest ways to prepare lot’s of food in a quick amount of time. The airtight seal keeps all the ingredients fresh, so that you can make enough to last the whole week.
With these burrito inspired, flavorful and hearty salads, you’ll never have an excuse for take-out lunch again.
Chopped bell pepper
Cooked and cooled quinoa or riced cauliflower
Baked, cooled and cut sweet potato
Baked, cooled and cut organic chicken breast or black beans
Halved cherry tomatoes
Chopped romaine lettuce
3 tbs rice vinegar
3 tbs olive oil
1/2 bunch parsley
1 small clove garlic, minced
1 tsp maple syrup
juice of 1 lime
4-5 large, wide mouth mason jars
- Prep ingredients and dressing
- Add 2 tablespoons of dressing to the bottom of the jar
- Then layer in ingredients in the order listed above, starting with crunchy vegetables, followed by grains and proteins, then soft vegetables and lettuce on top
- Seal with lid and store in fridge for up to 1 week
Feel free to substitute different vegetables, proteins or greens. You could also take a look at some of these ideas for other flavor combinations.
These salads are also perfect to pack for work, school lunches or travel days.
Make 5-6 with your favorite ingredients and flavors and you’ll be set for a week of healthy, satisfying lunches.
(Photo + Recipe Credit: Momo Wellness)