Author: Sorting Last Post on Top ↓ Message:
AZULVIOLETA6's Photo AZULVIOLETA6 SparkPoints: (55,738)
Fitness Minutes: (66,573)
Posts: 2,713
8/7/13 11:33 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I do this all the time and it works well! I find that as long as you dry the lettuce/greens well and put them on the top of the jar, the salads keep and stay fresh for 5 or 6 days. I bought screw-on plastic caps for the Mason jars, which makes it handier. I add meat or tuna separately.

My source for the idea was a different site...I blogged about salad-in-a-jar some time ago--if you want more info. you can find the source on my SparkPage.

Dances: salsa (standard/LA), casino, rueda de casino, cumbia Colombiana, bachata, mambo, cha-cha-chá, merengue, reggaetón.

Currently learning: Mexican cumbia, danzón, Cuban rumba

Dances to Learn in the future: flamenco, tango Argentino, samba, belly dancing, bhangra, ballroom rumba


 current weight: 212.0 
 
300
272.5
245
217.5
190
EOCROSSFITMOM's Photo EOCROSSFITMOM SparkPoints: (3,568)
Fitness Minutes: (2,633)
Posts: 307
7/30/13 11:42 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Lettuce stays nice and crisp if you put the dressing on the bottom and the "hard" stuff on top of that (nuts, bell peppers, cucumbers, beets, radishes, seeds, apples, etc) followed by the more mushy veggies and fruits (tomatoes, mandarin oranges, mango, etc) and then followed by the lettuce AND if you can put a napkin on top of the lettuce before sealing it up - even better. I love doing things like this cause it makes my week so much easier when I'm on the go :)

EOCrossfitMom
Mom of 8 Grandmom of 1

Marine Veteran / Army Daughter / Air Force Mom

Dealing with autoimmune and food allergy issues:
Gluten-, soy-, dairy-, egg-, peanut-, and chicken- free

Goals/Treats:
10% - New work out pants:
20% - New jeans:
30% - New skirt:
40% - New shirt:
50% - Hair styled:
60% - New workout outfit:
70% - New skirt:
80% - New shirt:
90% - New jeans:
100% - New bathing suit:


12 Days until:  My Airman''''s 22nd Birthday
 
50
37
25
12
0
NASFKAB SparkPoints: (185,854)
Fitness Minutes: (92,678)
Posts: 115,169
7/28/13 10:22 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
useful for when travelling avoid taking too many sandwiches

CAROLFAITHWALKR's Photo CAROLFAITHWALKR Posts: 15,757
6/16/13 2:43 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I thought the same. Great for lunches. In the article she sends them to work with her husband for lunches.

 current weight: 320.0 
 
320
277.5
235
192.5
150
NASFKAB SparkPoints: (185,854)
Fitness Minutes: (92,678)
Posts: 115,169
6/16/13 10:47 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
its great for travelling

-HEALTHYAMY's Photo -HEALTHYAMY Posts: 2,512
6/13/13 9:58 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Thanks for sharing. I love that site ,lots of great ideas. I love the thought of making salads up ahead of time as I usually take salads to work.

 September Minutes: 0
 
0
375
750
1125
1500
JENNYFAYE55's Photo JENNYFAYE55 SparkPoints: (7,685)
Fitness Minutes: (3,152)
Posts: 385
6/13/13 9:19 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Thanks for sharing this Carole... what a great idea. The illustrations were beautiful!

I am thankful.


 current weight: 165.0 
 
170
167
164
161
158
NASFKAB SparkPoints: (185,854)
Fitness Minutes: (92,678)
Posts: 115,169
6/3/13 11:40 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
great thanks for sharing

OKANOG66's Photo OKANOG66 Posts: 5,804
6/2/13 6:19 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
CAROLFAITHWALKR
emoticon Idea! Thanks for sharing!

 Pounds lost: 209.0 
 
0
52.25
104.5
156.75
209
MARTYLYNN1's Photo MARTYLYNN1 Posts: 5,804
6/2/13 4:44 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I have seen this before & keep thinking I will try it. Thanks for the reminder.




"Worry and fear cannot live in the same space with hope and action. When you stand on faith and take positive action, you evict worry and fear."
Dondi Scumaci

"What is it about the confidence of others that makes us do things we could never do alone?" Un


 current weight: 198.0 
 
217
202.5
188
173.5
159
FLOWERDALEJEWEL's Photo FLOWERDALEJEWEL Posts: 35,036
6/2/13 2:31 A

Community Team Member

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply


I would have thought the lettuce would go a little manky, but obviously it doesn't, I suppose if you seal it straight away it'd be OK

Peace and long life - Jules

Team Leader Rescued/Adopted Dog and Cat Lover's Team

www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_i
ndividual.asp?gid=39487


Team Leader SLIGHTLY SKEWED & A Little Warped Team

www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_i
ndividual.asp?gid=16802


Team Leader Home & Garden & DIY - On A Budget

www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_i
ndividual.asp?gid=10178

CAROLFAITHWALKR's Photo CAROLFAITHWALKR Posts: 15,757
6/1/13 10:40 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Defnitely an awesome idea I'll use when I get in my own apt. Glass is better . . .

 current weight: 320.0 
 
320
277.5
235
192.5
150
RHONDAWI SparkPoints: (40,570)
Fitness Minutes: (16,062)
Posts: 3,718
6/1/13 10:12 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
How interesting!! I would have never thought it would stay good, but it must.

Thank you for sharing.

Blessings are coming your way!!
Rhonda


 current weight: 205.2 
 
224
215.5
207
198.5
190
CAROLFAITHWALKR's Photo CAROLFAITHWALKR Posts: 15,757
6/1/13 7:14 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
So many creative ideas . . . WHO thinks up these things?!!

Mason Jar Make-Ahead Salads
www.simplebites.net/crunch-crunch-a-
we
ek-of-make-ahead-spring-salads-in-jars/


 current weight: 320.0 
 
320
277.5
235
192.5
150
Page: 1 of (1)  

Report Innappropriate Post

Other Putting Foods Up General Team Discussion Forum Posts

Topics: Last Post:
Week of 9-1-2013 Team Leader Board 9/12/2013 10:40:40 PM
FitBit is now at Kohl's... 5/2/2014 6:27:43 AM
Happy Birthday LINDAM.1 7/8/2014 1:01:08 AM
Get the Most Sizzling Fitness Deal of the Summer! 6/4/2014 3:46:11 AM
Happy Birthday DOINGITALL09 3/26/2014 4:02:42 AM

Thread URL: http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x13192x53564049

Review our Community Guidelines