Spring Cobb Salad with Raspberry Basil Vinaigrette + Mason Jar Salad Recipes

No time to make a healthy lunch? I think not! Prep the ingredients for this Spring Cobb Salad and arrange it in a mason jar for easy access during the week! 

No time to make a healthy lunch? I think not! Prep the ingredients for this Spring Cobb Salad and arrange it in a mason jar for easy access during the week!  

Boy am I glad grilling season is back in action. The temps keep going up and down, but once I bring the grill out it stays…no matter how chilly it gets! 

Pack your salad in a jar! Check out these Healthy Mason Jar Salad Ideas from your favorite bloggers.Seriously- the best part about Spring/Summer is grilling. It makes my meat preparation SO SIMPLY and the clean-up is breeze. I’m super excited about today’s collab post because it all about MASON JAR SALADS! Mason jars are really the most perfect way to layer a salad and transport on-the-go. Let’s take a looksi at what my girls made first…then we can dig into my Spring Cobb!

Tropical Sriracha Chicken Salad from Davida at The Healthy Maven

Change up your usual salad game with this spicy and sweet Tropical Sriracha Chicken Salad. It’s packed full of veggies and flavor with an added boost of protein from the Sriracha-Pineapple Marinated chicken breast. 

Tropical Sriracha Chicken Salad + More Salad in a Jar Recipes!

Thai Chopped Chicken Salad with Chili Vinaigrette from Lexi at Lexi’s Clean Kitchen  

All of your favorite flavors come together in one jar! This Thai Chopped Chicken salad is loaded with veggies and packed with flavor. Taste the hints of chili and lime with a touch of sweetness in this easy-to-pack on the go meal!

Thai Chopped Chicken Salad + More Salad in a Jar Recipes!

Strawberry Spinach Salad with Citrus Poppyseed Dressing from Brittany at Eating Birdfood

Take advantage of the spring’s bounty and make yourself this Strawberry Spinach Salad with roasted asparagus, grilled chicken, crunchy cucumber slices, avocado, red onion, toasted almond silvers and a citrus poppy seed dressing. Toss all the ingredients into a mason jar for a healthy, portable lunch that’s way better (and prettier) than your average restaurant salad.  

Strawberry Spinach Mason Jar Salad + More Salad in a Jar Recipes!

Chicken Taco Salad from Taylor at Food Faith Fitness

A healthy twist on a restaurant favorite that sounds simple but is BIG on flavor, with the perfect amount of spice and creaminess from the cumin and avocado. It’s packed in a mason jar for a portable, tasty lunch that won’t get soggy! 

Chicken Taco Salad + More Salad in a Jar Recipes!

Mason Jar Carrot Noodle Salad from Kelly at Nosh and Nourish 

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I started off with a simple, homemade raspberry vinaigrette that’s actually a synch to make! I was inspired by X’s recipe, but ended up with a few alterations. Here’s what you’ll need:

No time to make a healthy lunch? I think not! Prep the ingredients for this Spring Cobb Salad and arrange it in a mason jar for easy access during the week!

Once you’ve got your dressing prepped…it’s time to get all your fixings ready to layer. You’ll need:

  • Grilled Chicken
  • Spinach
  • Hard-Boiled Eggs
  • Cucumber/Tomato, minced
  • Bacon
  • Fresh Raspberries

The beauty of this recipe is that you’re making 4 at a time…which means you’ve got lunch ready to go for the next 4 days. Huzzah.

No time to make a healthy lunch? I think not! Prep the ingredients for this Spring Cobb Salad and arrange it in a mason jar for easy access during the week!  

Pop the top on and you’ve got yourself an adult lunchable.

Kinda.

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Mason Jar Spring Cobb Salad with Raspberry Basil Vinaigrette
 
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Ingredients
For the Salad
  • 3 large chicken breasts (seasoned in salt, pepper, and garlic powder), grilled and diced
  • ½ large cucumber, finely diced
  • 3 medium-size tomatoes, finely diced
  • 3 hard-boiled eggs, chopped
  • ¾ cup fresh raspberries
  • 4 strips of bacon, crispy, finely diced
  • 4 large handfuls of fresh spinach
For the Raspberry Basil Vinaigrette
  • ¾ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • ½ cup fresh raspberries
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
Instructions
For the Raspberry Basil Vinaigrette
  1. Place all ingredients in a small food processor and process until raspberries are pureed. Set aside.
For the Salad
  1. First, place about 2-3 tablespoons raspberry vinaigrette into the bottom of your large mason jar.
  2. Then, add in about ¼ of your diced chicken and 2 large handfuls of spinach.
  3. Next, add in ¼ of your chopped hard-boiled eggs, ¼ of your vegetable mixture, and ¼ of your bacon mixture. Finish off with a few raspberries.
  4. Seal with lid and keep refrigerated for up to ⅘ days.

No time to make a healthy lunch? I think not! Prep the ingredients for this Spring Cobb Salad and arrange it in a mason jar for easy access during the week! Tools

 

Mason Jar Spring Cobb Salad with Raspberry Basil Vinaigrette
 
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Nutrition Information (without the dressing): 307 calories | 11g fat | 16g carbs | 6g fiber | 7g sugar | 39g protein
Serves: 4 servings
Ingredients
For the Salad
  • 3 large chicken breasts (seasoned in salt, pepper, and garlic powder), grilled and diced
  • ½ large cucumber, finely diced
  • 3 medium-size tomatoes, finely diced
  • 3 hard-boiled eggs, chopped
  • ¾ cup fresh raspberries
  • 4 strips of bacon, crispy, finely diced
  • 4 large handfuls of fresh spinach
For the Raspberry Basil Vinaigrette
  • ¾ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • ½ cup fresh raspberries
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
Instructions
For the Raspberry Basil Vinaigrette
  1. Place all ingredients in a small food processor and process until raspberries are pureed. Set aside.
For the Salad
  1. First, place about 2-3 tablespoons raspberry vinaigrette into the bottom of your large mason jar.
  2. Then, add in about ¼ of your diced chicken and 2 large handfuls of spinach.
  3. Next, add in ¼ of your chopped hard-boiled eggs, ¼ of your vegetable mixture, and ¼ of your bacon mixture. Finish off with a few raspberries.
  4. Seal with lid and keep refrigerated for up to ⅘ days.

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  1. Sally Gleeson says

    Hi Lee we travelled to USA for three wonderful months and discovered steel cut oats, they are finally here in Melbourne Australia and cooked them the other week and they were yuk luckily found your site and can’t wait to cook them your way. Love the look of your recipes and will start cooking tomorrow as we enjoy a healthy lifestyle cheers x

    • says

      Hahaha when phrases don’t exist…just make them up 😀 Doode the only reason I got that shot is because Linley was pouring and I was shooting. I wish I had 4 arms.

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