Simple Garden Salad in a Jar - Lasts Longer & Tastes Great!
Recipe type: Salad
Cuisine: Californian
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Serves:: 1 serving
Simple salad that tastes so good!
  • 2-3 T Store-bought Ranch Dressing
  • 6 Baby Tomatoes, any color
  • ¼ C Pre-cut sliced Carrots
  • ½ C Peeled and sliced cucumbers
  • ½ C Pre-Shredded butternut squash
  • 2 C Chopped romaine lettuce hearts
  • ½ sliced Avocado, briefly dipped in lemon water
  • ¼ C various seeds and nuts, or, sunflower seeds, pecans, and sprouted pumpkin seeds
  • 1 T Flax seed
  • ½ Lemon, squeezed into a medium bowl of water
  1. In a clean quart sized mason jar, place ingredients in the order listed.
  2. Before adding avocado, dip into lemon water to keep from browning.
  3. Close jar tightly, and refrigerate until needed.
  4. When ready to serve, place jar contents into a large salad bowl, toss well and pour into a single serving chilled salad bowl.
  5. Serve cold.
Recipe by My Sweet California Life at