Mason jar salads have been all the rage for the past year or so, and there are plenty of good reasons why!
Colorful and inviting? Check.
Healthy and easy to grab when you’re on the run? Check.
Nature’s fast food? Check.
Easy option to batch prep? Check.
The real timesaving hack in this recipe is wild salmon in a can. Situated right next to the canned tuna in the grocery store, wild salmon is chock full of healthy omega 3 fats. Helping to reduce inflammation, wild salmon in a can is not only a fast option, it’s a nutritional powerhouse!
One of our favorite and most trusted brands is Wild Planet and is available online and at Whole Foods Markets.
We promise that eating clean and healthfully does NOT require a ton of time in the kitchen. Try today’s Wild Salmon Mason Jar Salad and leave us a comment below. What are your time saving tips for making healthy eating fun and sustainable?
With wild salmon love,
Yield: 1 quart
Juice of one lemon
¼ tsp. red pepper chili flakes
1 clove garlic, minced
Sea salt to taste
Fresh ground pepper to taste
¼ cup olive oil
1 bunch lacinato kale, ribs removed, julienned
½ cup snow peas, chopped
½ cucumber, chopped
½ avocado, cubed
1 can wild caught salmon, drained
Fresh chives, optional
In a medium sized bowl combine lemon juice, red pepper chili flakes, garlic, sea salt, and pepper. Slowly add in the olive oil and whisk until emulsified. Place julienned kale in the bowl with the dressing and massage it with your hands until completely coated and broken down. Typically, it is ready when it shrinks by about half the volume. In a quart sized jar layer, the kale salad, snow peas, cucumber, salmon, and avocado. Top with the fresh chives if desired. Shake the jar when ready to eat and enjoy!
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