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Tuna-Apple Sandwich

by Sandra Nissenberg, MS RD and Barbara Pearl, MS RD LD from "Brown Bag Success: Making Healthy Lunches Your Kids Won't Trade," John Wiley & Sons, New York

Servings: 3 (1 Sandwich Per Serving)
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Sandwich
Amount per serving
Calories 250Calories from Fat 40
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.5g 
 Saturated Fat 1g 
 Trans Fat 0g 
Cholesterol 20mg 
Sodium 530mg 
Total Carbohydrate 33g 
 Dietary Fiber 6g 
 Sugars 8g 
Protein 20g 
Vitamin A2%
Vitamin C2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


5- to 6-ounce can tuna, packed in water
1 small apple, peeled and sliced in chunks
1 tablespoon light mayonnaise
6 slices whole-wheat sandwich bread


  1. In small bowl, combine tuna, apple chunks, and mayonnaise.
  2. Mix well.
  3. Spread mixture on bread.
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About the authors:

Sandra K Nissenberg MS RD

Sandra Nissenberg, MS RD

Barbara Pearl MS RD LD

Barbara Pearl, MS RD LD




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