Delicious Nutritious Recipes Too Cool to Cook

Inspiration fails me at times. Most commonly I'm like so amny of us that feel uninspired at the thought of planning yet another meal. Fortunately for my family, I know people. The friendly people that I know at StarKist came to the rescue to share some "refreshing no-heat meals". From spicy to mild, here are a few delicious and nutritious recipes that are just too cool to cook. Let's all give a huge shout-out for all of the inspiration, courtesy of StarKist.


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Simple and Spicy Tuna Taco

Simple and Spicy Tuna Taco

This recipe was created and contributed by StarKist®

Prep Time - 5 minutes
Cook Time - None! Nada! Not Happening!
Servings - 2

Ingredients-

2 Pouches (2.6 oz.) StarKist Tuna Creations® BOLD Jalapeno
4 Corn Tortilla Shells
1⁄2 Cup Shredded Lettuce
1⁄4 Cup Diced Tomato
1⁄4 Cup Shredded Monterey Jack Cheese

Preparation-

* Place tortilla shells on plate. 

* Distribute tuna over the shell.
* Top with lettuce and tomato and cheese as desired.
* Garnish with avocado and cilantro as desired.

Caribbean Tuna Salad


This recipe was created and contributed by StarKist®

Prep Time - 10 minutes
Cook Time -
Servings - 8

Ingredients-

2 (5 oz.) Cans Drained StarKist Solid White Albacore Tuna in Water (
or Low Sodium StarKist Solid White Albacore Tuna) 
2 1⁄2 Tbsp Light Mayonnaise
2 Tsp Chopped Chipotle Pepper in Adobo Sauce
1⁄4 Cup Chopped Jicama
1 Mango (1⁄2 diced for salad, 1⁄2 sliced for garnish)
4 Avocados, Halved
Cilantro and Lime Juice to taste
Leaf Lettuce (optional)
Preparation-
* In a medium bowl mix mayonnaise and chipotle pepper well. 

* Add tuna, jicama and diced mango, mix well.
* Cut avocados in half, remove seed and hollow out slightly if necessary.
* Place tuna salad in avocado half and sprinkle with a little fresh lime juice and chopped cilantro. 

* Place on lettuce-lined plate with mango slices as a garnish.

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Denise Murray Wong

Hi! I'm Denise, a media-friendly, New York based, freelance writer with a background in Early Childhood Education. My blog, niecyisms and nestlings focuses on everyday living, family, parenting life and style, and healthy lifestyles. Denise and her husband, along with their three wonderful children and two rescued cats live in the rural mountains within the beautiful scenic Hudson Valley of Upstate, NY.