Ultimate Open Faced Tuna Melt!

Hallelujah! We have been blessed with a few days of hot hot weather!!! I guess I used to be really sun obsessed, but lately I haven’t had much desire to lay out and brown my skin! I don’t know what it is! Maybe the talk about too much sun exposure and its consequences have finally gotten to me? Or maybe I realize how easily I tan (basically when I stand outside) and I don’t want to be too brown these days? Or maybe because I lived in SF over the summer and my body doesn’t like blazing hot sun directly on it? Seems pretty far off from the days where I thought 110 degree days were normal growing up hahah. Anyway, I finally brought myself and a friend over the weekend to lay out on the beach in the late afternoon and it was nice and breezy. It felt nice as opposed to baking in the sun. My body loves warmer weather and quickly deteriorates when its semi ‘cold(er)’- it really has a knack for getting sick when the weather changes :(. Since it was cold and rainy the past few weeks, I have been sick for the past few weeks. I am totally back on the grind with this warm weather- and I have been craving fish. Tuna fish. Strange I know. I don’t even like canned tuna that much. But I was craving a tuna fish sandwich all week so I decided to make one. Mmmm was it goooooood. A lot of you liked it on Instagram too. It is so easy to like spice up a boring tuna fish sandwich! See below!

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Skinny Tuna/Egg Salad!

For you protein addicts out there like me, here is a very skinny version of 2 favorite classics: Tuna Salad and Egg Salad. Instead of disgusting mayo (ya’ll know I hate it), I used greek-yogurt as a replacement. This takes out the unnecessary bad fat, and replaces it with good fat and even more protein. But the caveat is to make a single serving and eat it right away because it will get watery. This greek yogurt tip can be used in potato salads as well, or anything that uses mayo in cold side dishes. 🙂 Happy bulking!

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