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{December 4, 2013}   Need A Fun, Healthy Lunch On The Go?

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Research shows that people who eat lunch at restaurants every day spend roughly $2,500 each year. That’s a lot of cash — and a very unhealthy eating habit.

Truthfully, packing your lunch does require some planning and effort, but there’s one tool that can make lunch fun (and healthy) again: Mason Jars!

Check out these recipes, which are all under 400 calories:

Chicken taco salad

Chicken Taco Salad

Prep Time: 6 min

Servings: 4


4 whole 12-ounce mason jars

2 whole chicken breasts (grilled or poached)

1 cup black beans (canned)

1 cup corn (canned)

1 cup tomatoes (diced)

1 cup romaine lettuce (chopped)

Dressing: Choose your own creamy, low fat dressing (2 tbps)


Assemble each mason jar in the following order:

  • First (bottom) layer: dressing
  • Second layer: 1/4 cup corn
  • Third layer: 1/4 cup black beans
  • Fourth layer: 1/4 cup diced tomatoes
  • Fifth layer: 1/2 cup chicken
  • Sixth (top) layer:…

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