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Fast Day #10: No Mayo Tuna Salad - 244 calories

looks pretty!

No Mayo Tuna Salad

For me, tuna salad is pretty basic. I always buy chunk light tuna (lower in mercury than albacore) in oil (more flavor). But of course oil packs in a lot of calories and is not a viable option during Fast Days. Also the mayo really kicks tuna out of contention for Fast Days.

Today, I thought I'd use my lovely left over homemade cilantro dip and the usual fixings. The mix turned out pretty dry so I added a few more scoops of my favorite Mountain High Original Plain Yogurt. I was hoping to keep this dish to 210 calories but the yogurt kicked it over the fence - so sad.

After polishing off this whole batch, I am weirdly full and not full at the same time. I think it's the lack of carbs.

pretty little tuna salad wrap

No May Tuna Salad - 244 calories


  • 1 can (7 oz) tuna in water, drained (150 calories)
  • 38 g celery, diced (5 calories)
  • 40 g Homemade Cilantro Dip (26 calories)
  • 50 g Full Fat Yogurt (38 calories)
  • 1 T Sirracha sauce or other hot sauce (10 calories)
  • 4 g capers ( 2 calories)
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 77 g Romaine Lettuce leaves ( 13 calories)


  • Drain tuna
  • Mix together all ingredients, except lettuce
  • Place in the tuna mixture on the romaine leaves

Lessons learned: I will not make this on a fast day ever again

  • Subbing yogurt for mayo here was not too bad - good sub
  • This was not worth the calories
  • Even with the additional yogurt, this was DRY
  • I miss my tuna packed in oil


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