All the ways to use mason jars for on-the-go treats

If you're looking for a quick snack you can take on the go, look no further! Grab some mason jars and your gal pals to make these super cute and tasty treats.

Peanut Butter Banana Oats 

What you'll need:

- 1/3-1/2 cup rolled oats
- 1 tsp chia seeds
- 1 tbsp peanut butter 
- 1/4 tsp cinnamon
- 1/8 tsp vanilla extract
- 1/2 medium banana, chopped into small cubes
- 1/2 cup non-dairy milk (soy or almond)

What you'll do: 

1. Combine ingredients in a 250ml mason jar.

2. Shake until the ingredients are mixed.

3. Refrigerate and go.

Taco Salad 

What you'll need:

- Salsa
- Lettuce
- Tomatoes
- Black beans
- Corn salsa
- Taco meat
- Your fave shredded cheese
- Tortilla strips or corn chips

What you'll do:

 1. Cook the taco meat.

2. Cut tomatoes and lettuce.

3. Layer the ingredients in a mason jar and refrigerate.

Breakfast Jar

What you'll need:

 - 1 serving smoothie, chia pudding or overnight oats
- 1/3 cup favorite toppings (granola, nuts, seeds, coconut)
-  1 mason jar
- 1 empty plastic applesauce container 

What you'll do:

1.  Fill the jar with your ingredients for chia pudding, overnight oatmeal or a smoothie.

2. Fill the empty applesauce container with your toppings.  

3. Carefully put the full applesauce containter upside-down on top of the full jar.

Your Fave Cup of Noodles 

What you'll need:

- A flavor base from your fave soup
- Lots of veggies
- Chicken or any other meat
- Noodles
- Parsley or any fresh soup topper
- Hot water 

What you'll do: 

1. Fill your jar with the ingredients in the order they're listed.

2. Add hot water when you're ready to eat.  

What's your fave on-the-go snack? Share your thoughts in the comments below! 

Recipe credit: Two Green Peas, Pocket Change Gourmet, Yummy Mummy Kitchen, The Kitchn.


by Natalie Bland | 8/5/2017
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