Layered Salad Jar
A creative and healthy way to get your veggies!

Ingredients for Chia Seed Dressing

  • 1 cup good olive oil
  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1 tsp chia seeds

Ingredients for Melon and Mint Salad with Avocado Cream

  • Watermelon
  • Honeydew
  • Cantaloupe
  • Top with 2 tsp fresh lemon juice and a handful of chopped fresh mint
  • Add the avocado cream to the bottom of the jar, and layer in the melon balls color by color.

Ingredients for Avocado Cream

  • 1 ripe avocado mashed
  • ½ cup cashew cream (1/2 cup of cashews soaked overnight, then blended with ¾ cup of water.
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp maple syrup

At the bottom you have the dressing (unless you are making ahead)

Then you add hard veggies

Then soft veggies

Then grains

Then protein

Then greens


Here are some ideas for each of these categories:


Hard veggies

radish, jicama, carrot, beets, celery


Soft veggies

cherry tomato, cucumber, olives, bell peppers, mushroom slices



Brown rice, quinoa

(Or Bulgar wheat )



Cubed baked tofu, brown beans such as black, pinto or edamame


Baby kale, baby spinach, arugula, etc



Croutons, seeds and nuts

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