Salads

Tuna Salad

3 ½ ounces of canned tuna in water or oil

2 tablespoons of regular or low-fat mayonnaise

1 tablespoon of sweet-mixed pickle (optional)

 

Mash the tuna with a fork until fine. Place the mayonnaise in a blender. For extra flavor, add 1 tablespoon of sweet-mixed pickle. Blend until smooth. Add tuna and blend to desired consistency.

Variations:

  • Replace the tuna with 1 or 2 hard-boiled eggs to make egg salad.

  • Replace the tuna with 3 ounces of cooked chicken or turkey to make chicken or turkey salad.

 

Cottage Cheese and Fruit Salad

1 package (to make 2 cups) of gelatin (any flavor)

1 cup of boiling water

½ cup of peaches, sliced

1 cup of cottage cheese

 

Place the gelatin in a blender. Add the boiling water and blend for 1 second. Add the peaches and the cottage cheese. Blend until smooth. Pour into a container and chill until firm.