Tuna Salad

Tuna Salad in 10 minutes:

When I am trying to eat healthy, tuna salad is on the list.  It only takes 10 minutes to make, and I can make enough for the week. This healthy choice is only 294 calories.    

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If I eat my tuna on bread, I will add a little pickle relish however this will add to your calories.   Most days I will add it to my salad for a complete meal. I  added shredded radish to give the tuna some bite. 

Tuna Sandwich

 

I recommend you use Albacore tuna packed in water, the packed in oil adds useless calories, besides you drain off the liquid. I also like dijon mustard, however you can use yellow mustard.

Tuna Salad

1 – 6 oz can solid white Albacore tuna

1 green onion, chopped

1/2 stalk celery, chopped

1 radish, chopped

1/2 teaspoon lemon juice

1/2 teaspoon pepper

1/2 tablespoon dijon mustard

1 1/2 tablespoon light mayonnaise 

Drain tuna and break up with a fork. Add remaining ingredients.

Makes 2/3 cup (1 serving)

Tuna Salad

Calories 264 – tuna salad.

 

DIY Foam Soap

DIY Foam Soap made easy.

DIY Foam Soam

DIY Liquid Soap

I was just telling Rick (my husband) that DIY foam soap was next on my list.  I seen a post by Krystal Simpson on Facebook today so I though I would give it a try. Can I tell you,  easy. You guys know me, I needed to add a tweak to the to the recipe. I added  two tablespoons of olive oil.  Here is my version of foam soap.

Foam Soap

DIY Liquid Soap

1/3 cup of Castile soap

2/3 cup of water

2 tablespoons of olive

10 drops of lemon essential oil ( I used doterra oils – check out my site)

 


Watermelon Smoothie

A Watermelon Smoothie is the perfect refresher in this hot heat.  

Melon is an excellent electrolyte replacer that is low in sugar and calories. To make a plain watermelon smoothie all you need is watermelon cut up in cubes and blended in the blender. Its simple, easy and done in a flash.  I prefer to use cold watermelon so I do not have to add ice cubes. If your melon needs a little sweeter I add dates.  Love it. If it is to sweet squeeze in some lime.

Watermelon Smoothie

 

Last week I made a “Watermelon & Cherry Smoothie” that was heaven.  Watermelon smoothies are very filling and great for detoxing. 

 

Ingredients:

  • WatermelonWatermelon Smoothie
  • Lime (optionals)
  • Dates (optionals)

 

DIY Lunchable

Make this great DIY Lunchable were you control the calories.

I seen this ideal on Facebook, (sorry not sure of the original source) it is brilliant.  Make your own lunchable and you will save money, control calories and save the plant.  Love it.

I turned my health snack into a portable lunchable.  All you need is a 8 ounce ball jar, a empty fruit cup and your health snack.  This is such great for advance lunch prep, fix your snacks for the entire week.  This great ideal can be used on my any snack that you want to separate dry and wet items.  I also like it is a great portion control size.

DIY Lunchable

DIY Lunchabe

It is so simple. All you need is:

  • 1 – 8oz ball jar
8 oz Ball Jars

8 oz Ball Jars

 

  • 1 – Empty fruit cup
Empty Fruit Cup

Empty Fruit Cup

  • Cheese, Crackers and Meat 

 

  • Healthy Snack

    Healthy Snack

You take a “healthy snack” and make it a “DIY Lunchable”. 

diy-lunchable

Turn Snacks into Lunchables

Snack2lunchable

Snack to Lunchables

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FOUND THE SOURCE:

Food Journal

Check Box – Food Journal

Are you overwhelmed with doing a food journal?  Start out slow and do this simple check box journal.  You will be surprised how this simple technique will give you insight on your eating habits.

Checkbox Food Journal

It is not the traditional write down everything you eat journal, but a check box journal. Example, if you eat breakfast, check the circle, the same for lunch, and the other items on the journal below.   The goal is to end your day with all your circles checked.

Do it for a week, and next week we will look cover your success and/or opportunities with your food journal.

I recommend that either you download this template or get a ring index notecards and copy the info. Click here for the a downloadable food journal.

 

 

Embrace Change – Life Lesson 101

Life Lesson 101 is to live life “Intentional and Consistent”

As I embrace change I have decided to live life more intentional and consistent. I look at my life wheel and ask myself how do I bring balance to my life? Each day I do two things that will make an impact in moving the wheel in a positive way and bring more balance to  my life. Thanks to my Life Coach Traci Brooks I am held accountable for my actions.

Life Lesson 101