Add to GuideAsk a Question
To Top

Packing Salad for Lunch

Category Advice
Woman Having Salad for Lunch
Many delicious combinations of vegetables, fruits, cheeses and/or meats can create a fresh healthy lunch. This is a guide about packing salad for lunch.
Advertisement

Solutions

Share on ThriftyFunThis guide contains the following solutions. Have something to add? Please share your solution!

January 18, 20081 found this helpful

I like to make my own salad dressings to take to work with me to use on my salads to cut back on calories. My dilemma always comes in what to put it in that is easy and portable. In order to recycle, I rinse out an empty plastic disposable water bottle, use a funnel to put my dressing in the bottle and the put the lid on it and take it to work with me. Not only are you helping the environment by reusing those plastic bottles, but the bottle is good to reshake and stir your dressings in as well.

Advertisement


By Jenifer from Kentucky

Comment Was this helpful? 1

By 0 found this helpful
October 9, 2006

Don't throw away your empty prescription bottles. I use mine for a premeasured "dose" of salad dressing for my work lunches. The little amber bottles are a perfect size for a single serving and are leakproof if they have a plastic seal in the childproof top. Clean well, peel off the label and check for leaks with plain water in the bottle first.

By Bobbie G from Rockwall, TX

Comment Was this helpful? Yes

March 22, 20130 found this helpful

A great way to take a salad to work for lunch is to put all of the ingredients in a reusable glass jar. This guide contains mason jar salad ideas.

A salad in a glass jar.

Read More... Was this helpful? Yes
Advertisement

Questions

Ask a QuestionHere are the questions asked by community members. Read on to see the answers provided by the ThriftyFun community or ask a new question.

February 15, 20050 found this helpful

I am looking for receipes for cold salads, such as pasta, egg salad, and such.

My husband travels for his work and he takes a cooler and I am running out of ideas for cold salads for him to take along.


Any resources would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,
Melissa

Answer Was this helpful? Yes
February 16, 20050 found this helpful

This is one of my favourite cold salads and super simple to mix up.

Japanese Cabbage Salad

1/2 c. sliced or slivered almonds

2 tbsp. sesame seeds

1/2 a med. head of cabbage (shredded)

12 oz. fresh bean sprouts

2 c. fresh mushrooms

2 green onions chopped

1/4c. sunflower seeds

1 pkg instant noodles (any flavour)

Dressing:

the instant noodle seasoning

1/2c. cooking oil

2-4tbsp. soy sauce

3 tbsp vinegar

1 tbsp sugar

1 tsp salt

1/2 tsp pepper

*everything can be mixed ahead of time, but save the noodles until you are ready to eat as they can become soggy.

The great thing about this recipe is that you can always change the ingredients some (eg: leave out the muchrooms or add cooked cubed chicken breast).

Advertisement

Hope you enjoy!

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
By guest (Guest Post)
February 16, 20050 found this helpful

this is a very good salad..we love it!!!! Hope you do!!

7-LAYER MACARONI AND CHEESE PILE-UP

2 boxes spiral macaroni and cheese

2 c. Miracle Whip

1/4 c. chopped onion

2 T. prepared mustard

2 c. shredded lettuce

1 1/2 c. chopped tomatoes

1 c. frozen peas, thawed and drained

1/2 c. chopped celery

2-3 hard-cooked eggs, chopped

4 crisply cooked bacon slices, crumbled

Prepare macaroni and cheese as directed. Combine Miracle Whip, onions

and mustard; add to macaroni and cheese. In a 9x12 baking dish, layer

half of macaroni and cheese and all of the lettuce, tomatoes, peas,

celery and eggs. Cover with remaining macaroni and cheese; press to

edges to seal. Cover; refrigerate several hours or overnight. Top

with bacon just before serving.

--- End forwarded message ---

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
Advertisement
By guest (Guest Post)
February 16, 20050 found this helpful

2 heads of broccoli

10 slices bacon cooked and crumbled

packzge of sunflower seeds,optional

1 cup raisins

2 Tablespoons sugar

2 Tablespoons vinegar

1/2 cup chop pecans

mix with mayo..light mayo..enough to mix it good...

You do not need to add Raisins if ya do not want to..you can use splenda,instead of sugar!!!

veggie slaw

1 bunch brocolloi

1/2 head of cauliflower

5 baby carrots grated up

1/2 small sweet onion

1/2 pound bacon cooked and crumbled

1 cup shred cheddear cheese

1 cup light mayo or less

2 Tablespoon splenda

2 Tablespoons cider vinegar

1/2 t salt

1/4 tea pepper

chop brocolli and cauliflower,very fine in processor.grate carrots...add together..

mix splenda and vinegar together,add to mayo....mix all together..and eat til the world looks level..

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
Advertisement
March 8, 20100 found this helpful

Chicken curry salad

cubed chicken or turkey

diced red onion

diced celery

golden raisins

mayo

curry powder

Mix up to taste, or amount.

We use this as a wrap filling, lay out the wrap, use lettuce, spinach, and shredded carrots, put the "spread " on the lettuce or spinach, sprinkle the carrots on and roll. Can use lettuce for the wrapper.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
January 28, 20110 found this helpful

Easy Italian Pasta Salad

1 box any pasta product-cooked according to directions-al dente

one pkg pepperoni slices-cut smaller

1/2 onion chopped,optional

1 carrot

chopped

1 celery stalk optional

1 medium container Italian dressing (I use 7 seas)

salt and pepper to taste

mix all in large covered bowl (I use lock and lock)

better after sitting in fridge overnight but great as soon as its done!

keeps 5 days

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
Related Content
In These Guides
A child eating a brown bag lunch.
Saving Money on Packed Lunches
Packed Lunch
Packed Lunch Tips and Tricks
Categories
Food and Recipes Food Tips AdviceJuly 21, 2014
Guides
transferred image
Making Packing Tape Image Transfers
Cheese and Crackers
Homemade Cheese and Cracker Lunch Kits
Young Couple Packing for A Move
Packing for a Move
A salad in a glass jar.
Mason Jar Salad Ideas
More
📓
Back to School Ideas!
😎
Summer Ideas!
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Categories
Desktop Page | View Mobile

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us

© 1997-2017 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Published by .

Generated 2017/08/15 06:08:23 in 692 msecs. ⛅️️ ⚡️
Loading Something Awesome!