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Summer Salads: Pack in a Glass Food Storage Container

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Summers are made for salads. With so many fresh fruits and veggies available at your local farmers market, it’s fun to experiment and play with different recipes and flavors. Pick a glass food storage container to pair with the following ideas to keep all ingredients fresh for lunch and beyond.

Superfood Strawberry Salad

3 cups raw kale
1/2 cup cabbage
1/2 large cucumber
1/4 red onion
5 strawberries

1/4 avocado
1 Tbs. olive or grapeseed oil
1 Tbs. white rice vinegar
1 tsp. honey
pinch sea salt
(optional 3 Tbs. Greek yogurt)

Chop kale, cabbage, and onions and pack in your glass container. Top with cucumbers and strawberries.  To make dressing blend all ingredients in a food processor. Pack dressing on the side in a stainless steel mini container or pour on top of salad.

Garbanzo Citrus Salad

1/2 cup garbanzo beans
1/4 cup cucumber, diced
1/4 cup red bell pepper, diced
1 Tbs. onion, diced
1 Tbs. grapefruit juice
Juice from 1 tangerine
1 tsp. tangerine zest
1 tsp. red wine vinegar

Toss beans and veggies together in a glass container. Combine liquids in a separate bowl. Drizzle the juice mixture over the veggies and mix until equally covered.  Store in the glass food storage container until ready to enjoy.

Mediterranean Chicken Salad

6 red grapes, halved
1/2 cup romaine lettuce, chopped
3-1/2 oz boneless, skinless lean chicken breast
1 Tbs. olive oil
2 tsp. sunflower seeds, unsalted and shelled
2 tsp. fresh basil, finely chopped
1 tsp. black pepper
1 tsp. balsamic vinegar

Heat olive oil in a small skillet. Season chicken with basil, pepper and any other seasoning you desire. Cook seasoned chicken on medium heat for about 6 minutes or until cooked all the way through. Cut cooked chicken into small pieces and toss with other ingredients together in a bowl. Enjoy on a wrap or on a bed of lettuce.

Salads are something the whole family can enjoy. Take a look at more of our favorite salad recipes on our Pinterest page and enjoy packing in our glass containers. Happy cooking!