It’s easy to make a healthy lunch with this recipe for lighter tuna salad pockets with tuna and green apple.
I haven’t had as much time to spend in the kitchen recently, so, fast and easy recipes are all that are coming out right now. I think that’s a good thing though because most of us are looking for quick and simple recipes most of the time, right? My go-to fast and easy dinner is a can of tuna. I’ll have it for dinner once a week. Sometimes I’ll eat it right out of the can, but most of the time I’m making this Lighter Tuna Salad – depending on my mood, I’ll eat it with a fork or in a pita pocket like in the photo above.
Third year of university has definitely been the hardest one so far, I have about a thousand things on my to-do list. While I’ve been slowly but surely crossing things off that daunting list and counting down the days until the end of the semester, I’ve also been dreaming about the vacation that I need to take ASAP. And we haven’t even been assigned the infamous 100-hour assignment. Yes. That’s right, an assignment that takes 100 hours. I have this professor who warns us about this daunting assignment on a weekly basis, it’s not doing much to help my stress levels right now. Ha! It’s funny because when I’m really busy, I’m really stressed out and then when I don’t have so much going on, I worry that I should be busier. It’s an endless cycle. I haven’t quite yet figured out the right balance for me yet, but I’ve been doing a better job in the past couple of weeks. It’s a work in progress.
Food for thought
Have you figured out the right balance? What does it look like for you?
[If you’re getting this by email, you may have to click over to my site to see this new feature!] You’ll see, as part of my new design I’ve added a little “food for thought” area – I love interacting with all of you and I created this space so I can share a favourite quotation of the moment or ask a question. I’ve always been one to ask a lot of questions (I was definitely that 4 year-old who asked 380 questions a day.) But these days, I’ve found that I’ve been wanting to ask even more. I think that’s part of trying to figure out what the heck I’m doing with my life. Sometimes I’ll share a favourite quotation, other times I’ll ask a question related to food and sometimes, like today, it might be something totally unrelated but that’s on my mind.
Lighter Tuna Salad Pockets
- 2 170g /6 oz cans of tuna packed in water, drained
- 1/2 cup diced apple, roughly half an apple
- 1 green onion, sliced
- 1 tbsp mayonnaise
- 1 tsp Dijon mustard
- 1 tsp lemon juice
- 1 tsp chopped capers
- 4 Pita pockets
- In a bowl, mix tuna with apple, green onion, mayonnaise, Dijon, lemon juice and chopped capers.
- Serve in pita pockets with lettuce, tomatoes and radishes.
Let me know if you make these Lighter Tuna Salad pockets, I’m sure you’ll love them.