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Hi-Protein, Hearty Tuna Salad

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FitMenCook

My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is truly a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and enjoying adequate exercise. By experimenting in the kitchen and openly sharing my meals, I learned that healthy eating is hardly boring and that by making a few adjustments, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my personal fitness goals. Our bodies are built in the kitchen and sculpted in the gym.

Calories 266
Protein 32g
Fat 9g
Carbs 14g
Total Time

Are you looking for a nutritious salad meal prep idea? Then maybe this healthy tuna salad is just the recipe you’re looking for!

 

Gainz! That’s precisely what this low-carb tuna salad is. This tuna salad recipe consists of Greek yogurt, dried fruit, and spices for a flavor overload. It’s packed with high protein, dietary fibers, vitamin A, calcium, potassium, selenium, magnesium, iron, phosphorus, B-vitamins, and healthy fat — such as omega-3 fatty acids from nuts and seeds.

 

Tuna contains a complete protein cocktail that aids in building and repairing everything from your hair, skin, nails, muscles, bones, and blood cells.

 

Omega-3 fatty acids are essential for brain and heart health. It also reduces inflammation throughout the body. Different health agencies recommended eating at least two servings of fish per week because of the health benefits.

 

It only takes more or less 10 minutes to make this healthy tuna salad. Just place all the ingredients in a bowl then season with sea salt and pepper to taste. You can enjoy this salad as well with fresh greens or veggies, whole grain bread, or pita.

 

Give this salad recipe a try! And, if you do make this dish, please leave a comment below or send me an email on how it turned out for you — as well as the adjustments and additions you made to make it more delicious and fit for your special diets.

 

Do you want more recipes like this? Download the FitmenApp now on your Apple and Android devices for easy access to a lot of nutritious yet filling foods that can help you attain your fitness and weight loss goals in an easy and fun way! I guarantee your tastebuds and muscles will thank you!

 

Have a great day, fit foodies!

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Hi-Protein, Hearty Tuna Salad

Ingredients

Ingredients for at least 6 servings:

  • 18oz (three 6oz packets) white albacore tuna, drained, low sodium
  • 1/3 cup Dijon mustard
  • 3/4 cup (or 7oz) 2% Greek yogurt
  • 1/3 cup pepitas
  • 1/3 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 celery stalk (chopped)
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries (NO sugar added)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh tarragon (optional)
  • 1/2 tablespoon curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • sea salt & pepper to taste
Steps

Steps:

  1. Place all ingredients into a bowl and mix.
  2. Season to taste.
  3. Enjoy!

Approximate macros for 1 of 6 servings:

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Calories
266
Protein
32g
Fat
9g
Carbs
14g
Sodium
-
Fiber
4g
Sugar
7g
About the author

FitMenCook

My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is truly a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and enjoying adequate exercise. By experimenting in the kitchen and openly sharing my meals, I learned that healthy eating is hardly boring and that by making a few adjustments, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my personal fitness goals. Our bodies are built in the kitchen and sculpted in the gym.