Veggie Sandwiches

One thing that I was still using plastic for was to store greens in the fridge. I could not figure out another way to keep them from going limp and icky. Then I saw this image of lettuce in a jar and… oh DUH! I’ve been keeping EVERYTHING in mason jars all year! Leftovers, bulk bin basics, homemade juice – so why not veggies and greens?

This revelation was timely in that it coincided with my hubby’s decision to start taking veggie sandwiches to work with him. He can precut the lettuce, bell peppers and cucumbers. So in the morning he packs his Greentainer with:
-Iceberg or romaine lettuce
-Pickles
-Olives
-Cucumbers
-Green bell peppers
-Banana peppers
-Salt & Black pepper
-Mustard
Next he places the insert into the top of the container, and smooshs in two slices of whole wheat bread. He fills a smaller Greentainer with potato chips, and tosses both containers and two apples into a reusable cloth bag in his backpack. A healthy lunch for a robust man on the go!

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  1. That is a great idea! My cut capsicum ( pepper ) is going in a jar right now!

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  2. Reblogged this on Something to Ponder About and commented:
    Useful for preparing a healthy lunch for work the night before…

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