As I love tuna I been on the hunt for other dishes to experiment in order to make my foods interesting and flavoursome, let’s face it tuna is bland so it was my missing to jazz it up!!
Tuna, Veggie & Quinoa Salad
1 cup of quinoa (better to use uncooked and cook yourself)
1 can of tuna
Peppers (whatever colour you prefer)
Fresh herb (like parsley, coriander, mint)
Chilli (this is a great natural fat burner believe it not)
2 tablespoons olive oil
6 tablespoons fresh squeezed orange juice, and a little zest
Salt & pepper (not too much)
Add whatever veg floats your boat as all veg has its health benefits and more..
I made this recipe and it’s unbelievably good and healthy. I’m on a quinoa blast right now and this is poss the best quinoa and tuna dish I’ve enjoyed so far.
You can either eat it as cold salad or hot by cooking the veg along with maybe an onion and any other veg. For a final touch in this lush dish you can throw a handful or more of chopped pecans and BOOM! The most delicious, healthy meal.
Wasn’t quite sure about the orange dressing but was soon convinced once tasted, but each to their own. Great dish for filling you up and feeling satisfied with dinner!!
Tuna is rich in high quality protein and an excellent source of important nutrients such as the minerals selenium, magnesium, and potassium; not to mention the B vitamin complex, and of course, the marvellous omega-3 essential fatty acids.
The omega-3 fatty acids in tuna are responsible for a long list of cardiovascular benefits. Omega-3s help the cardiovascular system by aiding in the prevention of irregular heart rhythms, making blood clots less likely, and improving the ratio of good cholesterol to potentially harmful cholesterol. Not to mention, omega-3s reduce inflammation, and thereby the conversion of cholesterol into artery-clogging plaques.
Hold up kids that’s not all:
By facilitating greater variability between heartbeats, the omega 3 fatty acids reduce the risk of arrhythmia and/or sudden death.
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