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Mason Jar Recipes You'll Want to Take Everywhere

  • Courtesy of 150 Best Meals in a Jar by Tanya Linton

    Asian Vegetable and Tofu Soup

    Forget having miso soup delivered to the office or heating up a sad packet of instant ramen—this homemade alternative is a fresh take on a traditional soup in a cup. Bring this mason jar to work and just add boiling water. While this recipe includes snap peas and bean sprouts, any crunchy veggies will do.

    Makes: 1 servings
    Prep: 15 mins
    Cook: 5 mins

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  • Courtesy of 150 Best Meals in a Jar by Tanya Linton

    Asian Slaw with Honey Ginger Dressing

    This slaw is an awesome upgrade from a #saddesksalad. The sweet honey ginger dressing is perfect for this jar meal or any Asian-inspired salad. For a bit of a kick, you can also try sprinkling a few hot pepper flakes or your favorite hot sauce on top.

    Makes: 1 servings
    Prep: 5 mins
    Cook: 20 mins

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  • Courtesy of 150 Best Meals in a Jar by Tanya Linton

    Santa Fe Rice Bowl

    This veggies-and-rice dish is a great alternative to a fast-food burrito bowl—and healthier because it's homemade. Add leftover chicken, pork, or beef to up the protein and stay full for even longer.

    Makes: 1 servings
    Prep: 5 mins
    Cook: 45 mins

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  • Courtesy of 150 Best Meals in a Jar by Tanya Linton

    Souvlaki Dinner Bowl

    By ditching the potatoes, this traditional Greek dish makes an easy transition from bowl to jar. When dinner-to-go is your only option, this mason jar recipe will still satisfy your cravings for a real meal while still offering you the convenience your busy schedule needs.

    Makes: 1 servings
    Prep: 5 mins
    Cook: 30 mins

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  • Courtesy of 150 Best Meals in a Jar by Tanya Linton

    Portable Paella

    Paella, the national dish of Spain, is made with rice, chorizo, shrimp, and chicken. This recipe is a deconstructed version, using similar flavors and layering them for a comfort-food meal that tastes exotic.

    Makes: 1 servings
    Prep: 5 mins
    Prep: 25 mins

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  • Courtesy of 150 Best Meals in a Jar by Tanya Linton

    Cute Key Lime Pies

    If you can't grab key lime juice, try grated key lime zest or Persian lime juice to get the same tangy-sweet flavor in these tiny jarred pies. Constructed in mini jars, they're perfect to bring to a summer picnic or backyard barbecue.

    Makes: 1 servings
    Prep: 5 mins

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  • Courtesy of 150 Best Meals in a Jar by Tanya Linton

    No-Bake Raspberry Tart

    Bring this tart to work as an afternoon snack or enjoy for an individual (and adorable) dessert. With the sweet ingredients already divided into perfect portion sizes, you don't have to worry about feeling stuffed. You can even swith up your fruit choice and top it with blueberries, blackberries, or sliced strawberries.

    Makes: 1 servings
    Prep: 5 mins

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Lauren Mazzo

Lauren Mazzo is a digital assistant editor for Shape and Fitness. She's an Ithaca College alumna, a Rochester, NY, native and an NYC transplant.  More →

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