6 Mason Jar Recipes That'll Make School Lunches Healthy and Easy

The best part about making a meal in a mason jar is that you can easily bring it as your school lunch.

If you're looking for a way to step out of your lunchtime comfort zone while keeping things affordable, healthy and easy, these recipes are exactly what you need. Pick out your faves below.

1. Mason Jar Zucchini Noodle Salad

Zucchini noodles are the less-caloric alternative to pasta but that doesn't make them any less tasty. Use THIS recipe to throw together a mouth-watering lunch salad topped with coconut-avocado dressing.

Mason jar zucchini noodle salad

(via Inspiralized)


2. Mason Jar Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

Packed with quinoa, THIS Mediterranean salad recipe provides a great way to add a variety of vegetables to your every-day diet.

Mason jar mediterranean quinoa salad

(via Simple Most)


3. Mason Jar Asian Noodle Salad

Crispy noodles are life so it would be completely unacceptable not to share THIS recipe.

Mason jar Asian noodle salad

(via Foxes Love Lemons)


4. Mason Jar Pumpkin Macaroni & Cheese

It's pumpkin spice season and you know that means THIS recipe will be even more delicious. Whip this up over the weekend and save some to pack for lunch every day of this chilly season.

Mason jar pumpkin Mac & cheese

(via Caramel Potatoes)


5. Mason Jar Chopped Black Bean & Corn Salad

THIS salad recipe is a little more classic, but still makes the perfect mid-day meal. It has everything you'll need to feel full for the rest of the school day.

Mason jar black bean and corn salad

(via Organize Yourself Skinny)


6. Mason Jar Burrito Bowl

Replicate Chipotle's famous burrito bowls using THIS savory recipe. Add your own special ingredients or keep things simple. Either way, we guarantee it'll be beyond yummy.

Mason jar burrito bowl recipe

(via Strictly Delicious)


We know it's pumpkin spice season and all, but if you're looking for something a little less common, try THESE fall flavors.