P K Patel MD
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.
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.