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8 Jar Meals to Have When on the Go

Although John Landis Mason’s contraption was initially meant to only store food, today it is also a fancy way of serving it. Mason jars, or hinged-lid jars for that matter, come in very handy when carrying your meals with you. Enter these amazing jar meals you should definitely try at home!

If you want to avoid those food containers made of plastic, just switch to jars. Feel free to take your meals to work, the park for a picnic, carry them on the airplane, or hey, you can even take them with you on a boat! Any salad or snack, a dessert or your breakfast can be jar meals for those of you on the go.

8 jar meals to be taken out

1. Mason Jar Pasta And Broccoli Salad

Heavy cream and pesto combine into a very smooth sauce that brings out the best from this pasta and broccoli salad. You can even wrap everything up in a mason jar and enjoy it for lunch at the office!

2. Mason Jar Fruit Salad

If you’re looking for a quick dessert or snack, then we urge you to give this Mason jar fruit salad a go. The red currants and strawberries bring on the color and delicate texture, the mint is a burst of freshness, and the pineapple is a sweet delight. For a cocktail-like extra twist, do add some brandy. You won’t regret it!

3. Cheesecake in a Jar

You’re at the office and you’re hungry? We know the feeling! You can eat something good for lunch, but to us, the meal isn’t complete without dessert! Make at home a cheesecake in a glass jar, take it to work, and keep it in the refrigerator until noon.

4. Healthy Breakfast in a Jar

Being in a hurry is not an excuse for not eating your breakfast. That’s a 5-minute breakfast recipe that is good to go too. Just put in a jar some Cheerios, banana slices, milk, and honey. That’s all! Easy, isn’t it? Eat it at work or while you wait at traffic lights.

5. Muesli, Fruit and Yogurt Breakfast in a Jar

Don’t let your hectic schedule ruin your diet! Give this muesli, fruit, and yogurt breakfast in a jar a try. Cook it in the evening and all you have to do in the morning is pack it in your bag. It’s healthy and tasty, just what you need in the morning!

6. Bacon and Eggs in a Jar

We think there’s more to food than just the taste of it - the presentation is also important. So, we’ve decided to prepare a classic breakfast, eggs with some bacon, cheese, and veggies, and serve them in a new style. We’ve added everything in jars, cracked an egg on top, and placed them into the oven.

7. Muesli, Nuts and Fruit Salad in a Jar

This muesli, nuts, and fruit salad in a jar provide all the nutrition you need in the morning, so you’ll be energetic enough to face a new busy day. You can also take it away and serve it as an energy-packed sweet snack. Make one for your significant other, too!

8. Pasta and Fresh Veggie Salad in a Jar

Eating a healthy meal at work can be quite the challenge, because of time constraints and stress-related cravings. Here is a good option for you: a salad in a jar! This pasta and fresh veggie salad will be good to go in 15 minutes. And the kick is that you can use whole grain pasta for even more nutrition!

Well, I love to eat! I guess I always did. Tasty foods, traditional foods, fast-foods, healthy foods, and, again, not so healthy ones. You name it. However, in time I kind of built on this habit and, slowly but surely, I began to turn toward the Mediterranean cuisine and, occasionally, even the Mediterranean diet. I am a curious and inquisitive person. So, pretty soon, I started trying to recreate what I’ve tasted or seen. At first, this proved to be hard work for my better half, as she supervised my new experiments. But lately, the results really started to show, so wish me luck!

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