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Best Tuna Salad Recipe | Easy & Healthy

This best tuna salad recipe is so perfect for an afternoon snack or comfort food! It can be served with wheat bread slices and some lettuce for a healthier snack. It takes less than 10 minutes to prepare.

Ingredients:

• 2 cans tuna (drain liquid or oil)
• 1 celery stalk (diced)
• 2 tbsp red onion (diced)
• 2 tbsp chives (finely chopped)
• 2 tbsp parsley (finely chopped)
• 1/2 tsp Dijon mustard
• 1/4 cup mayonnaise
• salt and pepper to taste

Optional:

• wheat bread slices
• some lettuce

Instructions:

Prepare a mixing bowl.
Add two cans of tuna.
Break into smaller pieces.
Add diced celery and red onion.
Add finely chopped chives and parsley.
Add Dijon mustard and mayonnaise.
Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Mix well to combine.
Serve with wheat bread slices and some lettuce.
Enjoy!

Tips and ideas:

You can serve the tuna salad as it is, use it as a side or serve alongside other salads, or… put it on lightly-toasted bread, then grate some cheddar on top and pop under the grill until the cheddar is melted! Mmmm!

Add more veggies and herbs according to your preference.

Best Tuna Salad Recipe - Easy & Healthy
Images – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XmUBTpA68F0

4 Salad-In-A-Jar Recipes

Make these healthy salad-in-a-jar recipes for lunch or dinner. These salads can also be grab-and-go meals for busy young professionals. The fresher the better but you can store these recipes in the fridge for up to three days. Add your homemade dressing or any vinaigrette you prefer. It takes less than 10 minutes to prepare each recipe.

1. Protein-Packed Salad

Ingredients:

• 2-3 tbsp homemade dressing or any vinaigrette
• 1/2 cup chickpeas (drained and rinsed)
• 1 red potato (diced and steamed)
• 1 large egg (boiled and diced)
• 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes (halved)
• 1/4 lb green beans (halved and steamed)

Instructions:

Prepare a large container or mason jar.
Add 2-3 tbsp homemade dressing or your favorite vinaigrette.
Add the rest of the ingredients in the jar.
Close the lid.
Shake the jar to mix all the ingredients before eating the salad.
Enjoy!

2. Asian-Inspired Salad

Ingredients:

• 2-3 tbsp homemade dressing or any vinaigrette
• 1/2 cup red cabbage (finely sliced)
• 1/2 cup broccoli florets (steamed)
• 1/2 cup carrots (peeled and julienned)
• 1/2 cup ripe mangoes (peeled and julienned)
• 1/2 cup frozen edamame
• 1-2 tbsp green onions (chopped)

Instructions:

Prepare a large container or mason jar.
Add 2-3 tbsp homemade dressing or your favorite vinaigrette.
Add the rest of the ingredients in the jar.
Close the lid.
Shake the jar to mix all the ingredients before eating the salad.
Enjoy!

3. Fresh & Fruity Salad

Ingredients:

• 2-3 tbsp homemade dressing or any balsamic vinegar
• a handful of candied pecans
• 1/2 cup sliced strawberries
• 1/2 cup fresh blueberries
• 1 red onion (chopped)
• some crumbled goat cheese
• some lettuce

Instructions:

Prepare a large container or mason jar.
Add 2-3 tbsp homemade dressing or your favorite balsamic vinegar.
Add the rest of the ingredients in the jar.
Close the lid.
Shake the jar to mix all the ingredients before eating the salad.
Enjoy!

4. Greek-Inspired Salad

Ingredients:

• 2-3 tbsp homemade dressing or any Greek dressing
• 1/4 cup Kalamata olives (sliced)
• 1 red onion (chopped)
• 1/4 cup crumbled Greek feta cheese
• 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes
• 1/2 cup cucumber (diced)
• 1/2 cup yellow bell pepper (diced)

Instructions:

Prepare a large container or mason jar.
Add 2-3 tbsp homemade dressing or any Greek dressing.
Add the rest of the ingredients in the jar.
Close the lid.
Shake the jar to mix all the ingredients before eating the salad.
Enjoy!

Tips and ideas:

You can store these salad-in-a-jar recipes in the fridge for up to three days.

4 Salad-In-A-Jar Recipes
Images – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RRemVme-3wU

Best Cobb Salad Recipe – How To Make Cobb Salad

A famous American salad is the cobb salad primarily served as a main dish. Some may serve this recipe as a side dish. This salad consists of lettuce, cherry tomatoes, avocado, cooked chicken strips, bacon bits, hard-boiled eggs, and red onion slices. Garnish the salad with crumbled blue or feta cheese and some finely chopped parsley. Drizzle it with balsamic vinaigrette or any dressing you prefer for your cobb salad. This recipe takes about 30 minutes. Enjoy!

Ingredients:

• 6 oz bacon (chopped)
• 6 cups Romaine lettuce (washed and chopped)
• 2 chicken breasts (cooked and sliced into strips)
• 2 hard-boiled eggs (sliced)
• 1/2 cup red onion (thinly sliced)
• 1 cup cherry tomatoes (halved)
• 1 large avocado (sliced)
• 1/2 cup blue or feta cheese (crumbled)
• some parsley (finely chopped)

Balsamic Vinaigrette:

• 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
• 3 tbsp balsamic vinegar
• 1 tbsp dijon mustard
• 1/4 tsp salt
• 1/8 tsp black pepper
• 1 clove garlic (crushed)

Instructions:

Set a non-stick pan over medium heat.
Cook 6 oz of chopped bacon until golden brown.
Once done, remove from the heat and transfer to a bowl.
Let it cool and set aside.

Prepare a large serving platter.
Add washed and chopped Romaine lettuce on the platter.
Place cooked chicken breast strips and sliced hard-boiled eggs on top of the lettuce.
Next, arrange thinly sliced red onion, halved cherry tomatoes, sliced avocado, and cooked bacon bits.
Sprinkle with crumbled blue or feta cheese and finely chopped parsley.

Meanwhile, mix ingredients for the balsamic vinaigrette.
Drizzle it over the platter.
Serve and enjoy!

Best Cobb Salad Recipe - How to Make Cobb Salad
Images – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CAplNDqxqq4