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Italian Tuna On The Go…

Italian Tuna On The Go is my go-to for a light, yet hearty salad full of heart healthy foods and bursting with fantastic flavor. The excellent blend of flavor and crunch will make this an all-time favorite salad. This recipe is simple, healthy, and delightful….Enjoy!!!


Italian Tuna On The Go...


  • 1 Cup Organic Mixed Greens
  • 1 Cup Arugula Arugula is a cruciferous vegetable, many studies suggest consuming plant foods like arugula may decrease your risk of heart disease.
  • 1 Can Albacore Tuna Omega-3 fatty acids in combination with potassium bring an anti-inflammatory effect to the cardiovascular system, which in turn benefits us by lowering blood pressure, risk of stroke and heart attacks.
  • 6-8 Grape Tomatoes Tomatoes have two key nutrients that have a big impact on heart health: lycopene and potassium. Some research shows that lycopene may lower LDL, or “bad” cholesterol.
  • 1/4 Cup Sliced Black Olives The antioxidant nutrients in black olives impede this oxidation of cholesterol, thereby helping to prevent heart disease.
  • 1/2 Green Onion Bulb Onion is high in vitamins and minerals and antioxidants and some benefits may include reducing the risk of heart disease.
  • 1 Tablespoon Dried Parsely or Fresh Flat leaf Parsely is very high in Vitamin B and folate, which is needed to maintain a healthy heart.
  • 1 Teaspoon Dried or Fresh Oregano Oregano is rich in antioxidants.
  • 1/4 Cup Tri-Colored Cabbage/slaw Cabbage is especially high in vitamin C, a potent antioxidant that may protect against heart disease.
  • 8-10 Raw Almonds The health benefits of almonds include lower blood sugar levels, reduced blood pressure and lower cholesterol levels.
  • Handful Shaved Parmesan cheese
  • 2-3 Tablespoons Extra Virgin Felippo Berio Olive Oil Olive oil helps decrease the total cholesterol and "bad" LDL cholesterol levels
  • 2 Tablespoons Alessi Balsamic Vinegar Balsamic vinegar has antioxidants present that help protect the body from heart disease
  • Handful Multi-grain Crackers
  • Dash Sea Salt
  • 5-6 Grinds Fresh Ground Pepper


  1. First, rinse all veggie thoroughly.
  2. Next, chop tomatoes, olives, and onions.
  3. Then, add mixed greens and arugula to a to-go container.
  4. Then, add tuna to a separate bowl with a teaspoon of olive oil then add chopped tomatoes, olives, onions, oregano, parsley, salt, and pepper.
  5. Then, add the Italian Tuna to the mixed greens, sprinkle cabbage, Parmesan cheese, and almonds on top of the salad.
  6. Lastly, add your olive oil and vinegar and mix...add multi-grain cracker to this deliciously heart healthy salad on the go....Enjoy!!!

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