Fillmore Container was featured in Lancaster Newspapers recent story about Mason jar meals. The article explores recipes and tips for make-ahead meals in jars.
While some trends can be just that, this one may have more to it and may prove to become more of a lifestyle change as part of healthy eating, sustainability and being more environmentally friendly! Here are just a few of the key benefits to packing meals in jars.
Here are a few of our favorite Mason jar meals.
Jar 1: Cooked meat & veggies
Jar 2: Tortilla – lay your tortilla in a large paper towel, fold it in half and roll it up, place in the jar.
Jar 3: Guacamole
Jar 4: Shredded cheese – Use any toppings you like. Only mix those that won’t get soggy or compromise the texture.
Jar 5: Strawberry Shortcake in a widemouth jar
Jar 1 & 2: Greens
(If adding dressing, be sure that you’re OK
that it will be soaking in it until lunch time.)
Jar 2: Meat
Jar 3: Hardboiled eggs
Jar 4: Shredded cheese
Jar 5: Snap peas
Jar 6: Chunky bleu cheese
Jar 1: Mixed fruit in a widemouth jar
Jar 2: Oriental slaw salad in widemouth jar
Jar 3: Lancaster’s own Linden Dale Farm Goat Chevre Sandwiches in widemouth jar
A few of our Lancaster friends, who are also Mason jar meal fans were featured in the Lancaster Newspaper article.
Of course, we would be remiss if we didn’t give a shout out to the queen of Mason jar meals at Big Red Kitchen. You’ll find Mason jar meal ideas, tips and recipes to get you packing meals in glass in no time.
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Tell us about your favorite Mason jar meals.