Category Archives: Mason Jar Meals

Make Ahead Lunches (Subtitle: Why I Sometimes Don’t Eat Lunch – Part 2)

I won’t bore you again with the details of how the planets must align perfectly in my planning and prepping if I’m going to eat lunch on a daily basis, but if you’re interested in reading more, you can find … Continue reading

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How I Prep Lunches Ahead (Subtitle: Why I Sometimes Don’t Eat Lunch – Part 1)

Wow.  I started this one so long ago, I’m not totally sure what I was going to write about. You know how there are all those studies about kids taking too much time off in the summer and losing the … Continue reading

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5 Ideas for easy, healthy and fast breakfasts

For me, breakfast is the most important meal of the day.  It sets my tone for the rest of the day, and honestly, when I don’t eat one high in protein, with a little healthy fat and a few carbs, … Continue reading

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Blueberry and Yogurt Breakfast Parfait

Not so much a recipes as a quick, healthy breakfast idea!  With around 350 calories, this breakfast provides around 27 grams of protein and the healthy fat in the almonds will also help you stay fuller, longer. Ingredients: 1 c … Continue reading

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Spicy Black Bean and Quinoa Mason Jar Salads

Oh, I have a blog. Apparently I forgot for a few weeks.  Unfortunately, on occasion, I get so busy being a mom, running FIT4MOM Phoenix Scottsdale, and just living, that the planning, the prepping, and even the pouring get forgotten. … Continue reading

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Chopped Chicken Cobb Salad in a Mason Jar

This recipe makes 4 large salads, perfect for lunch or dinner!  They will keep in the refrigerator for 4 to 5 days. Dressing: 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 2 TB olive oil 1 tsp honey 1 tsp Dijon mustard Salads: 1 … Continue reading

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Make Ahead Mason Jar Omelets

I had almost forgotten about this easy, partially made ahead breakfast until a friend posted her version on Facebook this week.  I made this with some fresh vegetables I needed to use up, but it’s also a great way to … Continue reading

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Cranberry-Orange Relish Overnight (Refrigerator) Oats

Overnight oats make for a great grab and go breakfast. You can eat them chilled or heat them up if you prefer.  I make these in these wide mouthed pint sized mason jars, but you can make them in any … Continue reading

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Shrimp Mason Jar Salads with Lemon Vinaigrette

Ingredients Vinaigrette: Lemon infused olive oil, 2 TB (try this amazing meyer lemon version from Queen Creek Olive Mill Red wine vinegar, 4 TB (or, if you only have plain olive oil, 3 TB of vinegar and 1 TB of … Continue reading

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Mason Jar Chicken Salad with (Not Really Caesar) Lemon Dijon Dressing

So this was actually going to be a Caesar Salad in a Jar.  But I got all my ingredients out for Caesar dressing, including anchovy paste, and noticed my anchovy paste expired in July of 2012.  Please note that I … Continue reading

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