Creative Mason Jar Meals
We at the Cary Company have been thinking of creative ways our customers can use our products. In our last article, we showed our top 10 favorite Mason Jar drink recipes that are great for summertime barbecues and parties.
What we have also come to find is Mason jars are the perfect way to take a meal to go with you! Whether you're in a hurry or off to work, they are a great way to individually portion meals for each day! With this said we have provided you with our top 10 favorite Mason Jar Meals. These recipes are not only easy to make but absolutely delicious!
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Coco-Banana Refrigerated Oatmeal
First off we have a coco banana refrigerated oatmeal recipe. Overnight oatmeal has been on the rise and is an easy way to make the important meal of breakfast. Combining coco, bananas, uncooked oats, almond milk, and yogurt this oatmeal is just the wake-up call you need. View Recipe.
Granola Berry Breakfast
The next recipe involves zero cooking and barely any preparation. All you have to do is stack dark berries, yogurt, granola, and chia seeds on top of each other in the Mason Jar and you have a great snack or breakfast in less than a minute! View Recipe.
Blueberry Pancakes In a Jar
A problem we all tend to run into when we want pancakes is ending up with way too many leftover. This recipe solves this problem in the simplest way. All you have to do is combine blueberries, butter, and ingredients to make pancake batter into a mason jar and microwave it for a little over a minute! Individual pancake servings have been this easy this entire time! View Recipe.
Baked Eggs & Vegetables
Eating a healthy breakfast or eating breakfast in the morning in general can prove to be a struggle. We are all rushing to get somewhere and a lot of the time just grab something to go. The problem is that our choices are usually very unhealthy whether we grab a doughnut or a bagel with cream cheese. This next recipe of Baked Eggs allows eating eggs with vegetables easy and efficient for those busy mornings. View Recipe.
Zucchini Pasta Salad
Moving onto lunch, this Mason Jar Zucchini Pasta Salad with Avocado Spinach Dressing is all about how you layer your ingredients! Starting off with placing the dressing in the bottom of the jar and then strategically placing your vegetables and noodles on the top it prevents any of the vegetables or noodles from becoming soggy! View Recipe. View Recipe.
Wheat Berry Salad
This next salad is a perfect light and refreshing option for summer! Adding apples, wheat berries and dried cranberries this salad is a great change if you are sick of lettuce. View Recipe.
Burrito Bowl To-Go
Spice up your lunch with this next recipe of a Burrito Bowl in a Mason Jar. Combining all of the great flavors of chicken, sweet potatoes, cilantro, and cheese, who doesn’t love any type of tex-mex especially for lunch! Again the layering ability of the Mason Jar makes sure your ingredients stay fresh! View Recipe.
If you’re looking for a more classic approach to a salad we loved this protein packed Spinach Salad recipe! Great for picnics and any on-the-go situation, you can use any kind of bacon that you want! Everyone loves bacon! View Recipe.
Individual Chicken Pot Pie
For the next recipe we thought we would show a fancier recipe made for Mason Jars. If you have the time and want to impress your guests this is the one for you! These mini chicken pot pies are great for portion control and are a cute and different way to serve up this homey meal. View Recipe.
Farmers Market Pasta
One of the great things about summer is all of the Farmers' Markets popping up in every town. This last recipe is perfect for those farmer market lovers out there because it is flexible with combining different vegetables depending on what is in season. You can eat this Fresh Pasta Salad either cold or warm depending on your preference! View Recipe.
We hope that you love and try these creative recipes like we did!
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