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On-the-go workout food: Skinny Tuna and Salad Pinwheels

       

Source: Taste.com.au  Recipe by Donna Boyle                                                                                                           Photography by Mark O'Meara

Source: Taste.com.au 
Recipe by Donna Boyle                                                                                                           Photography by Mark O'Meara

This week's recipe is one of our favourite on-the-go meals at the moment, light, healthy and super tasty, these tuna salad pinwheels make an ideal pre-dance/workout food. 

A great source of protein (essential for active muscles) and slow-releasing, energising carbohydrates, fibre and potassium, all essentials for an exercising body.

  • 2 wholemeal or multigrain wraps
  • 1 small avocado, mashed
  • 1 small carrot, grated
  • 1 small cucumber, cut into thin ribbons
  • 180g can tuna in springwater, drained, flaked
  • 1 tablespoon whole-egg mayonnaise
  • 2 iceberg lettuce leaves, shredded

 

Nutrition Info:

Energy
1026kJFat saturated
3.00g

Fat Total
12.00gCarbohydrate sugars
3.00g

Carbohydrate Total
20.00gDietary Fibre
4.00g

Protein
11.00gCholesterol
17.00mg

Sodium
305.79mg

Directions:

 

  1. Step 1

    Place 1 wrap on a board. Spread with half the avocado, leaving a 1cm border. Top with half the carrot, cucumber and tuna.

  2. Step 2

    Drizzle with half the mayonnaise and sprinkle with half the lettuce. Roll up wrap tightly to enclose filling. Trim ends (if using round wraps).

  3. Step 3

    Cut into 6 slices. Repeat with remaining wrap, avocado, carrot, cucumber, tuna, mayonnaise and lettuce.

 

Enjoy!

Recipe source: www.taste.com

 

For an equally tasty vegetarian alternative check out these Touchdown pinwheels from Yummly. Mmm!

Image: www.yummly.com

Image: www.yummly.com

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