Mason Jars Meals on the Go

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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: 1/4 cup romaine lettuce

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