Salad in a Jar

Trying to eat healthy can be creative and fun. So the other day I had a salad with Mr. Mason (jar). I got this idea off  Pinterest a few weeks ago and thought i'd give it try. It was delicious! Well, about as delicious as a home made salad can be I guess.
You can make them any way you want to and with any dressing. I started out by adding Italian dressing on the bottom (my least favorite because I like the creamy fattening stuff) and then layered it with everything I could find for a salad, from cilantro to mushrooms. When I was ready to eat it, I just shook it up and dug in. This will be a great idea for my camping trips this summer. You can make them the night before and put them in the refrigerator or cooler until ready to eat.

The leafy parts of the salad may become a little soggy in the dressing so try adding other ingredients on top of the dressing first before adding the lettuce.
This is why the jar is better to use than a bowl for making-ahead salads. A bowl is to shallow, allowing all the lettuce to soak in the dressing to long.

"So, what are you going to put in your jar?"

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