The secret to delicious, make-ahead salads that stand up to your busy schedule lies in the layering. Follow our formula to create your own salad-in-a-jar recipe with just the right mix of textures, colors, flavors and nutrients to keep you going strong.
Layer 1: 1 to 2 Tbsp. of dressing, sauce or mayo
Layer 2: Moist fruit, berries and/or veggies
Layer 3: Whole grains and/or proteins
Layer 4: Hard and/or moisture-resistant veggies
Layer 5: Leafy greens
Layer 6: Nuts, seeds or croutons