Heart-Healthy Waldorf Salad with Tuna

Try this quick and easy recipe for Waldorf Salad with Tuna. Using delicious, easy to fix tuna is the perfect trick to increase omega-3 rich seafood in your everyday diet.

Tuna is a good source of omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3 fats have been shown to help prevent heart disease and stroke. Our bodies do not make omega-3 fats so we must get them from the food we eat. Foods like tuna, walnuts and leafy green vegetables are great sources of omega-3 fats.

Heart-Healthy Waldorf Salad with Tuna

Ingredients:

1 apple, diced

1-2 celery stalks, diced

Juice and zest from 1 lemon

3-4 Tbsp. plain Greek yogurt (may also use plain dairy-free yogurt)

¼ cup walnuts, chopped

½ cup grapes, halved or quartered

1 pouch tuna, 2.5oz in water OR 1 cup cooked chicken, diced

Directions:

  1. Zest lemon and squeeze juice into a medium-sized bowl & stir into yogurt.


  2. Place all other ingredients into the bowl and mix until combined.


  3. Enjoy on it’s own or serve with whole grain crackers or on a bed of spinach or kale.


  4. Lunch is ready!


  5. Store any leftovers promptly in the refrigerator

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