Ok, folks, this recipe is definitely worth trying.
It is super easy to make, good for low-budget health-conscious eaters like me (lol), and ‘yummylicious’, of course.
This easy ‘gluten-free’ homemade cranberries tuna salad recipe is simply mouth-watering.
Let’s get into it now.
What Are The Ingredients?
You will need these simple and inexpensive ingredients:
1. One canned tuna [Get the Wild Planet Skipjack brand as the fishes are sustainably caught]
2. Half a teaspoon EACH for lemon juice and dried oregano.
3. One tablespoon EACH for freshly chopped dill and brown mustard (if you like the spicy mustard is no problem).
4. Two tablespoons EACH for dried cranberries and low-fat light mayonnaise.
Get ready for a medium-size bowl now!
How Do You Make It?
1. Drained (if a bit watery inside) the tuna from the can and put it into the bowl.
2. Flake the tuna well or until no chunks appeared on the texture.
3. Mix well with all the remaining ingredients with the tuna.
You are all set!
Spread it onto the toast or just eat it from the bowl if you like.
It will be more filling if you eat it with the toast (whole wheat or multigrain toast is fine)
You can also add pecans, pistachios, apples, or cucumber (fruits cut into small slices) into the tuna salad.
My Quick Nutrition Facts For This Recipe
Let’s find out the nutrition and health benefits of this recipe.
* Cranberries like other berries (blueberries, raspberries, strawberries) has a high level of anti-oxidant content that protects your body cells from those harmful radical roaming inside your body. It helps to prevent heart disease, regulate your blood sugar, and fight against urinary tract infections.
Nutrition facts: A cup (100g) of cranberries will give you Carb 12g, Protein 0.5g, fiber 3.6g, and Potassium 80mg. For more nutritional facts, visit the USDA link.
* Canned tuna. Superrich in protein, healthy Omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin D, and Selenium.
Omega-3 acids are vital to a healthier brain and cardiovascular functions, plus reducing inflammation. Vitamin D has many roles in maintaining healthy bone structures in the body. Selenium although present in a small amount but is useful for hormonal and thyroid functions.
Nutrition facts: A 100g portion of canned tuna will give you Protein 24g, Fiber 3.6g, Selenium 178mg, and High-sodium 377mg. For more nutritional facts, visit the USDA link.
* Brown mustard or known as brassica juncea has darker brown color and spicier taste.
Riches in Vitamin C, Omega-3 fatty acids, Zinc, and Salicyclic acids, are all important nutrients for healthy skin. These nutrients are known for treating acne and scars.
Nutrition facts: A 100g portion of brown mustard will give you Vitamin C 0.45mg, Zinc 0.39mg, and Omega-3 0.64mg. For more nutritional facts, visit the USDA link.
* Dill. Mainly used as a cooking spice due to its distinctive flavor for making salad, pickles, and as well for fragrances in cosmetics.
This herb is believed to have potential health benefits in aiding insomnia, managing diabetes, boosting body immunity, relieving arthritis pain, for stronger bone health, and many more.
Nutrition facts: A 100g portion of fresh dill will give you Calcium 81mg, Magnesium 10mg, Potassium 167mg, and High-sodium 160mg. For more nutritional facts, visit the USDA link.
Try to make this for morning quickie, brunch, or after hitting your home gym routine.
You will make for another round later.
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