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Salad in a Jar

4/26/2012 | Sheryl McGlochlin
Salad in a Jar

Watch the video on the above link!

Black and Blue Salad
Ingredients:
  • Balsamic Vinaigrette (LOVE Newman's Own - the light tastes just as yummy to me)
  • Diced Chicken (optional)
  • Halved black grapes
  • Blue cheese
  • Pinenuts
  • Red leaf lettuce
Method:

Bowtie Spinach Salad
Ingredients:
  • 16 oz cooked bowtie pasta
  • 15 oz fresh spinach
  • 1 bag (6 oz) craisins
  • 3 cans (11 oz) mandarin oranges, drained
  • ½ cup parsley, chopped
  • 1 bunch green onion, chopped
  • ¼ cup sesame seeds, toasted
  • 6 oz honey-roasted peanuts
  • 2 cups cooked chicken, diced or shredded
  • Dressing:
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 2/3 cup bottled Teriyaki sauce
  • 2/3 cup white wine vinegar
  • 6 Tbsp sugar
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
Method:

Blend ingredients and marinate cooked pasta in dressing for at least two hours.
Bowtie pasta
Ingredients:
  • Chicken
  • Mandarin oranges
  • Green onions
  • Parsley
  • Spinach
  • Sesame seeds
  • Mini bag of honey roasted peanuts
Method:

Creamy Tomatillo Salad
Ingredients:
  • Creamy Tomatillo Dressing (or Ranch dressing until you go out and buy "Our Best Bites")
  • Drained black beans
  • Corn
  • Diced Jicama
  • Tomatoes
  • Shredded cheese (I like a little handful of the Fiesta Blend)
  • Classic Iceberg lettuce mix
Method:

Spinach Quinoa Salad
Ingredients:
  • Balsamic Vinaigrette (again, I really like Newman's Own)
  • Diced red onion
  • Sliced mushrooms
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Quinoa
  • Spinach
Method:

Pesto Pasta Salad
Ingredients:
  • Prepared pesto
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Cubed mozzarella
  • Whole wheat penne pasta
  • Basil leaves (optional - these might get wilty by day five…)
Method:

Super Hearty Veggie/Grain Salad
Ingredients:
  • ½ cup cooked and cooled Wheatberries or barley
  • ¼ cup diced green pepper
  • ¼ cup diced red pepper
  • ½ cup cooked and cooled Quinoa
  • ¼ cup diced carrots
  • 2 Tbsp Parsley
  • ¼ cup Edamame
Method:

Yummy citrus ginger dressing (oil free!)
Ingredients:
  • 2/3 cup 100% pure orange juice
  • 1/3 cup 100% apple juice
  • 1 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp fresh minced ginger
  • 1 Tbsp fresh lime juice
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • (This makes four ¼ cup servings)
Method:

About Author: Sheryl McGlochlin
Sheryl McGlochlin


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