Quick meals that don’t sacrifice taste are hard to come by. Luckily, you can put just about anything – salad, french toast, sushi – into one jar for a complete meal. Seriously, if you can dream it, you can put it in a mason jar. Next time hunger strikes and you’re on the go, you’ll be ready.
These 10 recipes will let you eat your favorites anywhere and inspire the creative chef in you.
1. Blueberry Overnight Oats
Toss the ingredients – oats, almond milk, blueberries, and honey – into the jar and let it sit overnight. That’s it. Breakfast is served.
Get the Living Sweet Moments recipe here.
2. Chocolate Peanut Butter Toffee French Toast
For the kid in you, indulge with this decadent breakfast. Chocolate, peanut butter, and toffee – The Tip Toe Fairy just took french toast to another level.
3. Deconstructed Sushi Roll
Anytime is a good time for sushi. And now you can have it all the time with this recipe from Feasting on Fruit.
Give it a try. The sushi lover in you will thank you.
4. Shrimp Quinoa Bowl
It’s easy to get in a lunch slump. Fresh shrimp quinoa bowls are the perfect solution.
Get Jessica N Wood’s recipe here.
5. Strawberry Spinach Salad
Salads and mason jars are a match made in heaven – just ask Eating Bird Food.
With the citrus poppyseed dressing on the bottom and greens on top, you are guaranteed not to wind up with wilted spinach.
6. Southwest Salad
Mix up your traditional green leafy salad and give it the Tex Mex flair. My Frugal Adventures does it right with this Southwestern salad.
Black beans, corn, tomatoes, avocado – you may want some tortilla chips to go with that.
7. Chili Topped with Cornbread
Ditch the cast iron skillet and use a mason jar instead.
Iowa Girl Eats tops off the chili with cornbread all in a single jar.
8. Burrito Bowl
This is not your average burrito. Delish Knowledge gives the burrito concept a refreshing twist with healthy ingredients that leave you satisfied.
9. Healthy Instant Ramen Noodles
Doctor up your instant noodles with this homemade sesame ginger recipe from Sweet Peas and Saffron.
You will never eat an instant cup of ramen again.
10. Lasagna for One
That’s right, you can even make lasagna in a mason jar. Let Big Red Kitchen show you how.
These are just 10 of the many exciting possibilities for mason jar meal living. Do you have any go-to mason jar recipes? Let us know on our social channels, or share the post!