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Skinny_soon

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Posted: 21 Jan 2011, 06:30
Okay I love Tuna its the only fish that i'll eat which is a good this since its packed with protein and very lean. But I cant seem to eat it unless it is mixed with mayo, And we all know thats not good for you.

I was just wanting to know if anyone may have any tips as to how I can make it less day with adding fat or to many calories, and still have it taste good????
FitnFabIn201...

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Posted: 21 Jan 2011, 06:33
HI There

Here's how i eat tuna fish. You may not like the combo but it's healtier. Use light mayo (Hellman's), relish and mustard that way you are not using alot of mayo because you also need to add mustard and relish but you still get some in there. i love the taste. you can use sweet or regular relish depending on your taste. hope this helps!
FitNFabIn2011
Skinny_soon

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Posted: 21 Jan 2011, 06:45
Thanks I'll give it a try. I'm am not wanting to really eat anything that comes from a can or box. I will at least try the mustard, I know the spicy brown has no extra calories and it should give it a lil bit of a kick. Thanks for you help it has giving me some ideas. Smile
lmc083

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Posted: 21 Jan 2011, 07:00
Hey -
I'm a strange individual, I HATE mayo. Something about the consistency, combined with working in a deli and seeing it come in 10 gallon drums and having to get elbows deep in the containers...

My mayo substitute is fat-free plain Greek yogurt. It sounds strange, but I promise it's really good. If you're using it for something like tuna salad, add a little onion powder, salt and pepper, whatever other seasonings you like. Ive also made "ranch dressing," with it by mixing ranch seasoning for dip in with it.
FitnFabIn201...

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Posted: 21 Jan 2011, 07:01
no problem. good luck.
FitNFabIn2011
Skinny_soon

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Posted: 21 Jan 2011, 07:17
lmc083 wrote:
Hey -
I'm a strange individual, I HATE mayo. Something about the consistency, combined with working in a deli and seeing it come in 10 gallon drums and having to get elbows deep in the containers...

My mayo substitute is fat-free plain Greek yogurt.


Thats really nasty.

Were abouts would I find the yogurt. I dont want any foods in my house that is overly prosessed. Do you know if they make it from all natural ingredients?
FittChick

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Posted: 21 Jan 2011, 07:19
Salsa and Tuna...YUM
Skinny_soon

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Posted: 21 Jan 2011, 07:25
FittChick wrote:
Salsa and Tuna...YUM
OOOO That sounds really good. + I have a really good recipe for Garden salsa.
yami86

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Posted: 21 Jan 2011, 07:44
I mix my tuna with lime and salt. Sometimes I'll add to lettuce and tomatoes.
StacieRitz

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Posted: 21 Jan 2011, 09:05
there are a lot of organic Greek Yorguts you can find. I myself have been substituting it for mayo too!
millerwc

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Posted: 21 Jan 2011, 09:08
I mix tuna with many different things... my favorite has to be italian dressing or light ranch. I don't use that much and then put the tuna on a salad.
- CaL -
stephmenzo

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Posted: 21 Jan 2011, 09:16
i mix mine with cream cheese and salsa!! it is great. (i use the 1/3 reduced fat cream cheese, not FF)
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msLeslieJ

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Posted: 21 Jan 2011, 09:26
I like it with italian dressing too. It's good. I'm going to try the yogurt thing though, It does make AWESOME dips. You can also use it as sour cream.
lmc083

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Posted: 21 Jan 2011, 13:08
The salsa thing sounds AWESOME. That's going to be dinner tonight!!

They have Greek yogurt pretty much everywhere (except Wal-mart, haven't found it there yet) I think Fage 0% is the best one, and it's just skimmed milk and yogurt cultures. Oikos is pretty decent too. If it's not in your regular yogurt section in the supermarket, look to see if you have an organic section, that's where it hides out in my market.
Skinny_soon

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Posted: 21 Jan 2011, 13:13
Hahaha looks like I'm going to be playing hid-n-seek with my food. lol. I do shop at walmart but I have a few others stores I can check if they dont have it. Thanks everyone. Im going to get my recipe for my salsa and put it up soon if y'all want to use it. Its really fresh. yummm
sheripickle

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Posted: 21 Jan 2011, 13:25
Skinny_soon wrote:
Thanks I'll give it a try. I'm am not wanting to really eat anything that comes from a can or box. I will at least try the mustard, I know the spicy brown has no extra calories and it should give it a lil bit of a kick. Thanks for you help it has giving me some ideas. Smile


aren't you eating tuna from a can?? Smile
~Cheryl~
Skinny_soon

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Posted: 21 Jan 2011, 13:29
No I get it in packs but it doesn't give that option on the search. When i say "can" I mean things that are really prosessed. Like soups. that kind a stuff. I just want a more natural diet.

I know it sounded a little weird there didnt it. sorry for the mix up. Smile
healthnutmom

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Posted: 21 Jan 2011, 14:13
I found a great recipe that makes tuna taste good: a "little" low-fat mayo, or greek yogurt, chopped onion, chopped celery, Dijon mustard, sweet pickle relish, chopped cilantro. You can use as much or as little of each ingredient as you like. Unfortunately, I love mayo, so it took a bit of time to get used to this, but now it tastes good to me.
juliedhughes

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Posted: 21 Jan 2011, 17:45
Miracle whip is lower in fat and calories than mayo.
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shortyezzy1

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Posted: 21 Jan 2011, 18:06
i love eating tuna with lemon,salt,pepper Smile



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