Searching for the perfect post workout snack: how to dress up a tin of tuna


Tuna is a great postworkout meal. It’s high in protein, low in fat, tastes delicious and so easy.

Start with a tin of tuna. For this recipe we used half the can:

Photography and recipe by Rizwan Alvi

Then add your dressing. You can use balsamic vinegar, Greek yogurt, mayo, or a flavored oil. If you want low-fat go for the Greek yogurt. If you want high-fat then go for oil.

Photography and recipe by Rizwan Alvi
Photography and recipe by Rizwan Alvi

Now add whatever you like, that tastes good and you have at home. We used capers. You can add finely diced red onion, fresh herbs, chopped celery or even hard boiled egg.

Photography and recipe by Rizwan Alvi
Photography and recipe by Rizwan Alvi

Then add a sprinkle of whatever seasonings make you happiest.

Remember: this is your creation. And by the way… Congratulate yourself for eating in your own kitchen instead of ordering takeout! Take control over your own body.

Photography and recipe by Rizwan Alvi
Photography and recipe by Rizwan Alvi
Photography and recipe by Rizwan Alvi

The mustard was a hit. It deserves an extra shout out:

Photography and recipe by Rizwan Alvi
Photography and recipe by Rizwan Alvi
Photography and recipe by Rizwan Alvi

You can eat this tuna salad on bread, pita, in celery, cucumber, with carrots, spooned inside cherry tomatoes, with peppers, in a spinach salad, cooked into a pasta casserole or just on its own! Just spoonfuls of this delicious flavored tuna is a great snack.

Here are some tips on how to create your own winning flavor combination:


Tuna is a great post workout snack. Low in calories, high in protein and packs a great flavor punch! What are your favorite ways to dress up a can of tuna?

xxSerena

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