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Salad in a Jar

Make Ahead


  • 2 cups – spinach (or preferred greens
  • 1 – egg
  • 1 – pork sausage (or preferred meat)
  • 1 – medium bell pepper
  • 1/3 cup – shredded mozzarella cheese, part skim (or preferred cheese)
  • 2 tablespoons – light ranch dressing (or preferred dressing)
  • Pair each serving with:
  • 8-ounce glass of milk


Hard boil two eggs.

Combine all ingredients and split between two separate sealable containers, such as two mason jars. If taking on the go, pack dressing separately and add it in when you’re ready to eat if you prefer.

Pair each serving with an 8-ounce glass of milk.

Salad in a Jar


280 calories; 14 g fat; 6 g saturated fat; 125 mg cholesterol; 18 g protein; 23 g carbohydrates; 2 g fiber; 580 mg sodium; 487 mg calcium.

Recipe & photo by Rachel Paul, PhD, RD