Thursday, March 19, 2009

Lunch Box Ideas: Tuna and Whole Wheat Pasta




Another easy peasy recipe.

Ingredients: 2 cans of tuna, 2 tablespoon light mayo, small chopped red onion, chopped cherry tomatoes,green peppers, chopped cucumber and cooked whole wheat pasta,
1. Simply cook the pasta let it cool and mix, with onion, cucumber, pepper- any color, tomato, light mayo and tuna.

This is a wonderful lunch and great for travel, we often make some to take on road trips, eat about a cup.
Its a great medium glycemic index meal with the whole wheat pasta and protein in the tuna it keeps you feeling full. Tuna is also a great source of Omega 3 fatty acids great for heart health and to keep your triglycerides down.


Enjoy!

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