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If snack time for you requires crunch and flavor but your hunger pangs demand protein, I’ve got just the thing for you. The portion is large; the calorie count, low. And with just three ingredients—all pantry staples!—this couldn’t be easier to put together.
Salsa-fied Tuna Stacks
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One 2.6-oz. packet albacore tuna packed in water
3 tbsp. salsa
2 lightly salted rice cakes
1. Mix tuna with salsa, and spoon over rice cakes. Yum!
Nutritional Information: 170 calories, 2g fat (<0.5g sat fat), 626mg sodium, 17g carbs, 0.75g fiber, 1.5g sugars, 20.5g protein
‘Til next time… Chew the right thing!