RECIPE: Simple Tuna Salad
Simple and light, this tuna recipe is packed full of protein and easy to make. Prep it ahead of time or make it in a flash for those busy days when you need your nutrients most!
Why Is Tuna Good For You
Tuna is a great protein source that is easy to use and pretty feasible as compared to many other protein sources you can get at the grocery store. It is packed with vitamins like B, A, and D, not to mention some other really great micronutrients such as selenium, iron, and phosphorus. Tuna, and canned tuna, also contains omega-3 fatty acids in the form of DHA and EPA.
Tuna For Weight Loss
Tuna is also a great go-to food for individuals who are on a weight loss journey or really looking to optimize body composition. Not only is it packed with protein and nutrients, but it is a carb friendly and low fat food, making it a great go-to for helping you maintain and build lean muscle mass. Canned tuna and this tuna salad recipe also helps your body’s metabolism speed up and burn more calories at rest due to tuna’s high thermic effect, aka the ability it has to move quickly through the digestive system.
Simple Tuna Salad
Prep & Cook Time: 5 minutes
1 (6-oz) can tuna (in water)
1 medium Granny Smith apple
1/4 chopped red onion
1 tbsp sweet relish
1. Open tuna can and drain all of the water out
2. Spoon tuna into a small bowl
3. Chop onion and apple, add to bowl
4. Slice avocado and mix into bowl
5. Add relish
6. Add a splash of lemon & lime juice (or squeeze 1 lime and a tiny bit of lemon, this is to taste)
7. Add Garlic Powder or Garlic salt & pepper, to taste
8. Mix all together and enjoy!
Add to a salad, eat with chips, or on its own.
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