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6/13/10 8:06 A

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Thanks for posting the recipe. That sounds really good, I'll have to try it out and I agree with the cranberry tip too.

I've also never thought about adding apples or mushrooms to my tuna. I'll have to try those too.

Thanks for the tips.

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6/12/10 9:13 A

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Here is a recipe for «Best Tuna "Salad".»

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I love it!
However, dried cranberries aren't exactly cheap and I usually do not have them on hand. I have tried it with raisins, which are cheaper. However, I generally just forget about the raisins/cranberries completely. I do like the apple in there, perhaps with some celery or cucumber.

(I also use less may than that recipe call for.)

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6/12/10 9:04 A

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I love tuna for a quick lunch! emoticon

I love to buy tuna on sale. Sometimes I can get it for 79 cents (or even less) for a 6 - 6 1/2 oz. can. Then I buy a couple dozen cans at once. It certainly keeps!

I have tried combining it with all kinds of things:
a cuke
kidney beans
mushrooms
an apple
(not all at once!)

I also generally, (not always, not right now) keep a small jar of mayo in the fridge at work, so if I'm in a hurry, I can just grab a can of tuna and an apple or whatever in the morning, and make the salad at work.

Sometimes I use the whole can for one meal. Sometimes I split it in half and save the rest for another day.

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6/12/10 7:44 A

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The Starkist Tuna Lunch To Go Kit. $1.37 per pack (in bulk) and It has everything you need in one pack. It contains:

1 pk tuna
1 pk light mayo
1 pk relish
1 pk crackers(6)
1 plastic spoon
1 napkin
1 breath mint
The plastic container it comes in is designed to be used for mixing it together. So simple and quick!

Tip: I always have hard boiled eggs on hand and sometimes I just go ahead and chop some knowing I'll have the tuna at some point that week. The match stick carrots are easy to toss in too.

I usually have tuna left so I put in on celery. Yum yum!

I keep one pack in the refridgerator at work so the tuna and mayo are already cold.

You can't get much simpler and cheaper than that!


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6/12/10 3:46 A

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What are your favoritie quick, easy, and frugal lunch ideas?

Inspired by this Daily Spark article:
www.dailyspark.com/blog.asp?post=how
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o_pack_lunch_in_5_minutes_plus_healtR>hy_recipes
and one of the links it provides, I threw together a quick supper when I got home.

I don't know, I suspect that food blogger over at fannetasticfood is getting paid for product placement, but still, rice is rice. I didn't use Uncle Ben's, but I made a main meal salad based upon her ideas. It was filling, and I ate less rice than I would have had I just eaten leftover fried rice!

Supper:
Romain
with leftover chicken fried rice
tomato sauce
1 ounce of cheese.

I liked it!
Seemed a strange combination, but the blog sold me.

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