• Food

    Simple Tuna Salad

    I’ve been in a little time crunch lately (or is that always? haha), so I needed something quick but healthy for lunch today…bring on a basic tuna salad – fast, simple and high in protein! The general structure I follow for any tuna salad is: Canned (or fresh cooked) tuna – I used Trader Joe’s No Salt Added (you can also substitute chicken, tofu, etc) ***1 – 4oz can contains 26g of protein with only 120 calories and 70mg of sodium! Veggies – I used Trader Joe’s Healthy 8 Chopped Veggie Mix, which has red and green cabbage, carrots, broccoli, jicama, bell peppers, radishes and celery (using diced celery and red or green onion…

  • Food,  Life

    The Brake Pad – Best Lunch Spot near the Airport

    I rarely eat out for lunch while at work, but when I do, I love when they let me pick the place because that means we’re going to the Brake Pad haha. There are not many healthy, gluten-free friendly restaurants near the airport, so my choices are somewhat limited as is, however Brake Pad is definitely an exception! It’s located on Main Street in historic downtown College Park and occupies an old gas station (hence the name;) It has a great patio and I was lucky that it was warm enough the other day to sit outside and catch some sun! I order the same thing every time. Actually. The entire menu is delicious,…