Healthy Living: Apple tuna salad

The Morning Show
CHAMPAIGN-
 
When you’re looking at your average meal, the meat is what usually costs the most. However, getting your protein doesn’t have to break the bank. 
 
Beth Peralta a Registered and Licensed Dietician with the U of I Extension Illinois Nutrition Education Program joins us to make apple tuna salad. 
 
Makes: 6 servings
 
Ingredients:
 
–     12 ounces (1 large can) water-packed tuna, drained (will have done before coming to the studio)
 
–     1 cup apples, unpeeled and diced (we’re using Honeycrisp today, but any snacking apple works great here) (will show slicing and dicing apple in-studio)
 
–     ½ cup celery, chopped (will have done before coming to studio)
 
–     ½ cup low-fat mayonnaise or plain yogurt
 
–     ¼ tsp. black pepper
 
Instructions:
 
1.     Combine all ingredients and chill in the refrigerator.
 
2.     Serve on top of lettuce or spinach salad or on bread as a sandwich. 
 

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