Avocado Tuna Salad Stuffed Tomatoes

Avocado Tuna Salad Stuffed TomatoesTuna is such an easy and economical source of good protein and healthy fats, and it doesn’t need much to become a full meal. Here I added in some mayonnaise, a traditional ingredient in tuna salad, along with a small avocado to reduce the amount of mayo but not sacrifice the creaminess. The avocado adds in more healthy fats and fiber to make the dish extra filling. Then, a bit of dijon mustard, green onion and pickles add a lot of flavour without a lot of complication. Continue Reading →

Cherry Tomato, Cucumber and Chickpea Salad

Cherry Tomato, Cucumber and Chickpea SaladFor both omnivores and vegetarians alike, we can all benefit from consuming more legumes, or beans and lentils. Chickpeas have a subtler, nutty flavour so they’re a good option for those who are new to these foods or who don’t find them too appealing. Legumes are wonderful because they are high in fiber as well as protein so they help us to feel full and keep the digestive system working efficiently. However, when it comes to fiber it is best to adjust slowly and a salad like this with legumes and raw vegetables needs to be chewed well and portion controlled. Continue Reading →