Spinach-Tuna Salad #recipe

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Spinach-Tuna Salad

Sometimes we may not be in the mood of cooking a large or heavy meal, knowing that we can make something healthy and delicious in just a few minutes is a great feeling. This salad can be adjusted as per the ingredients at hand, trust me I have changed it around a number of times and no matter what, there are never leftovers to put away.

This is a simple and nutritious salad of seasoned spinach, tuna, cabbage and celery, mixed with Mayo-Olive Oil (reduced-fat mayonnaise).very easy to make.

Ready in: 10 minutes   |  Serves: 2 - 4  |  Complexity: Easy
Ingredients
  • 1 Chicken of the Sea Premium Chunk Light Tuna in water
  • 3 tbsp Mayo with Olive Oil (Reduced-fat Mayonnaise)
  • 4 cups baby spinach, washed and trimmed (divided in 2)
  • 2 tsp garlic salt
  • 2 hard boiled eggs
  • 1 Cup thinly chopped cabbage
  • 1 medium stalks celery, chopped
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese (Optional)
  • 1 tsp black pepper (Optional)
Spinach-Tuna Salad
Directions
  1. Open can of tuna, drain, and empty content in a large bowl
  2. Steam 2 cups of spinach for a minute, cut in small size pieces and add to the tuna bowl
  3. Chop boiled eggs, and mix all ingredients together
  4. Place 2 cups of uncooked spinach on a plate, top with tuna and serve.

Enjoy with family and friends
This Spinach-Tuna Salad is great for any time of the day.
Kira helping us put the cream cheese into the prunes
Our 4 year old
Kira holding a filled prune
Our 1 year old

Learning Time

While making todays fast recipe you can also spend time with your children and teach them something along the way, things such as:
  • We star with the main ingredient - Tuna: talk to your child about the benefits of eating Tuna, creating good habits early on makes a great difference in the long run.
  • Have your child help you gather all the ingredients, then count and or measure the ones that need measuring.
  • Depending of the age you can play a color game by just selecting an ingredient and having him or her tell you the color
  • Similar to color game you can play the first letter game, by naming the ingredient and having the child tell you with what letter does it start.
  • If the child is a bit older have him/her spell the name of the ingredient on hand
  • Remember you can always incorporate in the talking things like “on your right or left side” place this or that "over or below” something.
  • By the end of the preparation always thank your child for helping you make the meal and for the great time you both had in the kitchen.
Little ones can always learn something new, help them along the way.
Spinach-Tuna Salad Close-up

Have fun, and Enjoy!!
 
Jay
Author: Jay
"Friend, companion, wife, and modern mom to 2 beautiful baby girls. Loves to travel and enjoys the outdoors, likes to cook and bake, enjoys doing crafty things and spending time with her family.

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Mishael
0 # RE: Spinach-Tuna Salad #recipeMishael 2014-06-25 15:25
Great quicker upper. Thanks for your Ideas...
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Nicole Dz
0 # RE: Spinach-Tuna Salad #recipeNicole Dz 2014-06-29 21:36
I bet I could get my kids to even eat this, that's how yummy and wonderful it looks. I love tuna salad in lettuce wraps. Love how easy this recipe it to make and follow.
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Lara Clinton
0 # RE: Spinach-Tuna Salad #recipeLara Clinton 2014-06-30 12:59
This sounds really tasty!! I'll have to try it and see if the family likes!
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Christina Strapp
0 # RE: Spinach-Tuna Salad #recipeChristina Strapp 2014-07-15 23:06
This looks and sounds so good and pretty easy to make.
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