Tag: tuna

Tuna Salad, Lightened Up

by in Meal Makeovers, October 6, 2009

tuna salad
Tuna salad is one of my go-to foods for a party or casual luncheon, but I never drench my mix in mayonnaise or oils. Besides upping the calories, adding gobs of mayonnaise drowns out the tuna flavor. Next time you plan on making tuna salad, try these variations.

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Spotlight Recipes: Tuna Time

by in Healthy Recipes, October 5, 2009

Tuna Quesadillas
Whether it’s from the can or a fresh steak, tuna works for more than just the mayo-sodden salad. Have some tonight and you’ll get a good dose of protein and energy-boosting B-vitamins. If you opt for the canned stuff, choose chunk light tuna (it has less mercury) that’s packed in water.

Katie's Healthy Bites: Tuna & White Beans

by in No-Cook Choices, October 4, 2009

Katie's Tuna Salad
Canned tuna is pantry staple in my house because it works as the foundation for many quick and easy meals, including this tuna and white bean salad. I toss in a few fresh ingredients, and you’d never know dinner came from a can.

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Spotlight Recipe: Grilled Tuna with Black Sesame Seeds

by in Healthy Recipes, August 31, 2009

Grilled Tuna with Black Sesame Seeds
You’ve grilled chicken, burgers and even veggie kabobs this summer, but haven’t gotten around to fish, right? Well, get in these heart-healthy tuna steaks before the season wraps up.  Each 259-calorie piece is packed with omega-3 fats and several energy-boosting B-vitamins. Pair the tuna with fresh greens or a grain salad, and you’ve got a light meal perfect for a hot day.

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Good Eats for Healthier Skin

by in Healthy Tips, July 14, 2009

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Creams are helpful on the outside, but don’t count out what goes inside your body when you’re looking to keep your skin clear and fresh. Here are some foods to pile on your plate and ones to avoid.

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Dressing Up Your Canned Tuna

by in Healthy Tips, May 12, 2009

tuna pasta
The classic tuna sandwich will never go out of style, but you can kick up canned tuna with more than just slices of bread and a dollop of mayo. Here are some easy-to-make ideas that can transform eating simple canned tuna (and salmon) into a new, improved and healthy experience.

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Healthier Convenience Options: Canned Foods

by in Healthy Tips, February 4, 2009


Inexpensive and convenient, canned food often gets panned for its high sodium content (which is true), but there are healthier options available. Here’s what to keep in mind when stocking your pantry.

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Spotlight Recipe: Mediterranean Tuna Wrap

by in Healthy Recipes, January 19, 2009

Mediterranean Tuna Wrap
Fruity kalamata olives and olive oil give this tuna tons of flavor (you won’t miss the mayo). Parsley and lemon juice add the perfect amount of freshness. Better still, it’s made with chunk light tuna, which is low in mercury.

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