Naturally Savvy podcast with Lisa Davis On the New York City Podcast Network

EP: # 1112: SUMMER SHORTS – Best Meals In A Jar: Salads, Soups, Rice Bowls And More With Tanya Linton

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Lisa is joined by Tanya Linton who shares some great meals in a jar that include salads soups rice bowls and more Tanya Linton is Director of Original Production at Home and Garden Television and oversees some of its most successful shows She s an accomplished writer and producer who is able to work across a variety of genres She is also the co-author of The Ice Cream Bible 150 Best Meals in a Jar Salads Soups Rice Bowls and More Canning jars are perfect for a healthy and delicious salad The dressing goes on the bottom with heavier or harder ingredients making up the next layer s perhaps topped off with some fresh leafy greens Everything stays crisp and separate until it is time to toss the salad in a bowl ready to serve and enjoy When made ahead these 150 tempting and innovative recipes last for days in the fridge for almost a week apos s worth of lunches and or dinners These quot grab and go quot salads are ideal on those harried weekday mornings or busy weekends Tanya Linton includes creative snacks and breakfasts as well as a chapter devoted to rice bowls and even desserts Lettuce-based salads like Italian Salad chopped salami spicy green beans white beans and Pecorino Green Goddess sugar snap peas proper peas and edamame with hoisin chicken or Sweet and Salty Salad arugula figs buffalo mozzarella and prosciutto are great for the whole family For something more hearty there are also noodle and grain legume based salads like Pasta Carbonara Salad pasta cooked eggs cooked pancetta baby arugula Chicken Soup Salad noodles carrots celery chopped kale and chicken and Layered Tabbouleh Salad couscous cucumber tomatoes parsley onion For a dessert idea for an office celebration or a picnic Pretty Pavlovas Layed Cheater Chocolate Cheesecake and Banana Bread Parfait are favorites