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Meal Prep Episode 1: TUNA SALAD

To all my working friends and family: meal prep sucks. I know. It’s worse with a food allergy, I promise.

However, I have compiled some wonderful meals to prepare either the night or weekend before your work week. They’re all dairy-free, of course, and super simple and cheap. For this first meal prep recipe, I present to you… tuna salad!

I think a lot of people shy away from tuna, especially in a can. I don’t necessarily blame you, but it’s just so simple and packed with protein. Don’t knock it til you try it — mix in some vegetables and spices and you have a pretty great meal!

I don’t need to bring lunch everyday to work luckily, but this is a recipe that can totally sit in your fridge all week. You can make it in bulk, too – it’s hard to mess this up.

Without further ado, here’s the recipe!

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Tuna Salad Meal Prep

First of many meal prep suggestions: tuna salad, complete with spices and veggies! And dairy-free, of course.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: savory
Servings: 1 person

Ingredients

  • 4 cans of tuna drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup diced celery
  • 1/4 cup diced red onion
  • 1 tbsp dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp lemon juice, squeezed
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp sea salt and pepper
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 lettuce leaves
  • 1/2 cup raw almonds
  • 1 cucumber sliced
  • 1 red apple sliced

Instructions

  • Mix everything together in a large bowl; the tuna, mayo, cucumber, celery, garlic powder, dijon, lemon juice, and salt and pepper.
  • Boil the eggs and chop up the apples. Lay out the lettuce and almonds in a tupperware.
  • Scoop a big ball of tuna on top, as pictured above.
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