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Healthy Food On the Go {Starkist BOLD Tuna Salad}

June 11, 2018

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Healthy Food On the Go

If you’re looking for healthy food on the go, this protein-rich tuna salad will help make lunch easy and tasty!

Let’s face it, sometimes finding the best lunch recipes for easy packed lunches or even eating at home can be challenging!  If you’re trying to find healthy lunch ideas to lose weight, it can get boring!  I know that what has worked for me is finding ways to spice up my usual salad to make something really tasty and different!

This post is brought to you by StarKist and The Motherhood. All opinions are my own.

My Top 3 Tips for creating healthy lunches on the go to help you lose weight!

Tip #1 – Variety is key

When you are making lunches for work it can become really easy to pack the same old thing!  There are two problems with this if you are looking for a low calorie lunch to help you lose weight.

One – You will get bored!  It will not be as easy to enjoy a healthy lunch option when you have it over and over again.  This makes it a lot easier to choose an unhealthier option!

Two – Your body will get used to what you are eating.  For me, my body likes when I mix things up!  I always notice my results get a little boost when I try adding in more veggies or protein.

That is why I loved that StarKist created so many delicious flavors for their Starkist Tuna Creations BOLD.    The six BOLD varieties include StarKist Tuna Creations® BOLD Thai Chili Style, Tuna Creations® BOLD Jalapeño, Tuna Creations® BOLD Hot Buffalo Style, Tuna Creations® BOLD Tapatío, Tuna Creations® BOLD Sriracha and Tuna Creations® BOLD with Rice & Beans in Hot Sauce.  Each of the pouches have lean protein and 110 calories or less!  That’s important when you are looking for a lunch to keep you full until dinner!

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Tip #2 – Veggies and Protein = healthy, easy lunch!

Making salads are a no brainer for lunch!  But making them different and really mixing up your flavors will help you to not get bored!

I like to eat veggies and protein for lunch!  For a quick lunch I threw together some baby spinach, cherry tomatoes, and topped it with Tuna Creations® BOLD with Rice & Beans in Hot Sauce.  It’s a unique blend of premium chunk light tuna with whole grain rice, black pearl barley, daikon radish seeds, beans, carrots, and corn – all perfectly seasoned with spicy red peppers for a BOLD kick.

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I didn’t even need salad dressing, the flavors and hot sauce were perfect!

Tip #3 – Make it Portable

Finding the right work lunch box will definitely help you when you are taking lunch on the go.  I like to find a lunchbox that is slim and keeps my food cold.

Or – find a lunch that doesn’t need much fuss!  StarKist BOLD Tuna Creations are a completely portable choice!  I loved that I could eat them right from the pouch.  This is a super easy solution for what to eat for lunch!

healthy food on the go

 

What is your favorite lunch to take to work or school?  Do you find yourself getting bored with the same old thing everyday?  Tell me in the comments!

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