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Tuna Canoes – A Fun After School Snack or Back to School Lunch Idea!

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It’s Back to School time and it is easy to get into a back to school lunch rut right away. So Family Fun has created some fun recipes that are great for the lunch box, after school snack or any time!

Kids need energy to keep them going after school. All that homework is not an easy task. Make sure you have the right after school snacks on hand to keep them going! Snacks like these Tuna Canoes have protein needed to keep them going. Plus they are a healthy alternative to some other after school snacks.


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Kids will love these Tuna Canoes! These tasty treats carry a cargo of good protein and serve as an allergy-friendly alternative to the classic ants on a log.


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Tuna Canoes

Tuna Canoes

Prep Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 3 minutes

This is a great snack for the kids!


  • 1 stalk of celery
  • tuna salad
  • frozen peas


    Fill celery sections with your child’s favorite tuna salad.
    Top each with a few thawed frozen peas, then watch the boats sail off the plate.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 1 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 453Total Fat: 19gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 15gCholesterol: 27mgSodium: 916mgCarbohydrates: 32gFiber: 4gSugar: 4gProtein: 37g

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Marie Bungard

Thursday 25th of September 2014

Great idea! Hopping here from I Gotta Create! Blessings to you and yours! Marie

Miz Helen

Monday 22nd of September 2014

I always sat down and enjoyed a healthy snack with my children after school. I just love your Tuna Canoes, healthy and fun! Thanks so much for sharing your awesome recipe with us at Full Plate Thursday this week. Hope you have a fantastic day and come back real soon! Miz Helen

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