Tuna, Chickpea and Wild Rice Salad

A healthy salad of seasonal vegetables, wild rice, chickpeas, flaxseeds and  tuna makes a hearty and filling lunch. It is rich with leafy greens, snow peas, roasted sweet potato, and with the sharpness of cranberries or pomegranate seeds. The nutty taste of mixed wild rice is balanced by the freshness of orange segments, lemon juice and mint. Lower in calories than regular rice, wild red … Continue reading Tuna, Chickpea and Wild Rice Salad

Classic Italian Vitello Tonnato

This beautiful classic dish from Piedmont in Italy brings together tender veal and a delicious tuna and caper sauce. It may seem an unusual combination but it really does work. Marinaded overnight in white wine with tuna and vegetables, then cooked in the slow cooker the veal is super tender and the vegetables and tuna are minced with the additions of capers and lemon juice … Continue reading Classic Italian Vitello Tonnato

Nicoise Style Salad

There are many  versions of the traditional Nicoise salad from Nice in France.  This Nicoise inspired salad is John’s adaptation. It is very nutritious and includes  the protein of flaked tuna, and egg, along with  refreshing summer vegetables and a lime, herb and Dijon mustard dressing. This is a great salad to take for lunch and this recipe makes 2 servings Nicoise Style Salad Ingredients … Continue reading Nicoise Style Salad