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Gluten Free Tuna Pasta Salad

Paleo, Healthy, Summer, Lunch, Gluten Free

Gluten Free Tuna Pasta Salad

I was so delighted when Banza sent me some free boxes of their naturally gluten free chickpea pasta! I was already a fan of them and always purchased their brand when I would buy gluten free pasta at Whole Foods.

I also use Wild Planet wild caught tuna in a can that I get from Costco. (Great deal!)

Since it’s summer time, a nice cold pasta salad always sounds like a great dish to eat for lunches + take on picnics. This recipe is SO simple, delicious, and basic. Sometimes going back to the basics is good, right? Especially with kids….

This recipe is LOADED with proteins, fats, and carbs (and tons of fiber! Your gut bacteria will love you!)!

Get to cookin’! I promise it’s not hard. 

Healthy, Paleo, Picnic, Lunch, Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Tuna Salad

Gluten Free Tuna Pasta Salad

Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Servings: 8 Servings

Ingredients

  • 2 Cans Tuna Wild Caught*, Wild Planet is a favorite brand
  • 1 Cup Celery Chopped
  • 1 Cup Avocado Oil Mayo We use Primal Kitchen Mayo
  • 8 Oz Gluten Free Pasta Cooked + Cooled, We LOVE and use Banza*
  • 1/2 Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 Tsp Basil
  • 2 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • Salt + Pepper

Instructions

  • Cook the pasta on the stovetop following instructions on box. We love and use Banza as our gluten free pasta because the texture is very similar to regular and it's real food based using chickpeas.
  • Using a fork, smash the tuna in a bowl to break it up.
  • Put all of the rest of the ingredients into a bowl and mix together!
  • Let chill for 30 minutes in fridge.
  • Enjoy!
Lahana Vigliano
lahana@thrivalnutrition.com

Lahana Vigliano is a Certified Clinical Nutritionist and CEO of Thrival Nutrition. She has her Bachelor's Degree in Nutrition Science and currently pursing her Masters Degree in Nutrition Science and Functional Medicine. Lahana and her team help support women who struggle with weight loss, hormonal imbalances, digestive issues, chronic fatigue, and many other lingering issues that leaves women not feeling their best. She uses food as medicine, as well as herbs and supplements when needed, to support her clients. She looks at the whole body holistically making sure women are understanding how nutrition, sleep, stress, and their environment impact their health. Connect with her on Facebook + Instagram (@thrivalnutrition).