Thursday, July 30, 2009

Tuna Recipes

There are so many benefits to eating tuna. It is an excellent source of lean protein, vitamins, and minerals. One 6 oz can of tuna is about one third of our recommended daily amount of protein. It is naturally low in fat and calories. For 1-6oz can of StarKist Chunk Light Tuna in Water, there is 100 calories, 2g of fat and 22g of protein.

Here are some great links to tuna recipes:

Middle Eastern Tuna Salad

Fruity Tuna-Salad Pita Sandwiches
Crackers and Tuna
Tuscan-Style Tuna Salad
Tuna Melt
Tasty Tuna Burgers
Tuna Fish Salad
Zippy Tuna Salad
Zesty Lemon Tuna Cakes
Tuna-Garbanzo Salad

TIP: Use a low fat mayonnaise or a non-fat Miracle Whip. You'll save lots of calories and fat.

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