Italian Tuna On The Go…
Ingredients
  • 1 Cup Organic Mixed Greens
  • 1Cup ArugulaArugula is a cruciferous vegetable, many studies suggest consuming plant foods like arugula may decrease your risk of heart disease.
  • 1Can Albacore TunaOmega-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.
  • 6-8Grape TomatoesTomatoes 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.
  • 1/4Cup Sliced Black OlivesThe antioxidant nutrients in black olives impede this oxidation of cholesterol, thereby helping to prevent heart disease.
  • 1/2 Green Onion BulbOnion is high in vitamins and minerals and antioxidants and some benefits may include reducing the risk of heart disease.
  • 1Tablespoon Dried Parsely or Fresh Flat leafParsely is very high in Vitamin B and folate, which is needed to maintain a healthy heart.
  • 1Teaspoon Dried or Fresh OreganoOregano is rich in antioxidants.
  • 1/4Cup Tri-Colored Cabbage/slaw Cabbage is especially high in vitamin C, a potent antioxidant that may protect against heart disease.
  • 8-10Raw AlmondsThe health benefits of almonds include lower blood sugar levels, reduced blood pressure and lower cholesterol levels.
  • HandfulShaved Parmesan cheese
  • 2-3Tablespoons Extra Virgin Felippo Berio Olive OilOlive oil helps decrease the total cholesterol and “bad” LDL cholesterol levels
  • 2Tablespoons Alessi Balsamic VinegarBalsamic vinegar has antioxidants present that help protect the body from heart disease
  • Handful Multi-grain Crackers
  • Dash Sea Salt
  • 5-6Grinds Fresh Ground Pepper
Instructions
  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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