Nutty Tuna Salad

This recipe is by Diana Rodgers who shared it on the Nutrient Optimiser Facebook Page is a satiating way to start the day.  The combination of the fish, greens and seeds provides a broad spectrum of vitamins, minerals, omega 3 and protein.   

Diana says “I’m trying to increase nutrient density at breakfast.  I just made this up and it was pretty satiating and delicious. Just toss all the ingredients in a pan.  I topped with the fresh basil and sesame seeds.”


One 228-calorie serving of this recipe provides 18 g of protein, 11 g of fat and 13 g of net carbs.


The Cronometer screenshot below shows the nutrients provided by 2000 calories of this recipe relative to the Optimal Nutrient Intakes.  


Maitake Mushrooms2oz
Chard, Swiss4leaf
Avocado Oil1tsp
Ginger Root1tbsp, sliced
Basil, Fresh6leaf
Sunflower Seeds10g


  1. Add all ingredients other than basil and sesame seeds into a pan and cook together.
  2. Top with basil and sesame seeds and serve.

Suitable for

  • athlete & bulking
  • nutrient-dense maintenance
  • maximum nutrient density
  • bodybuilder
  • blood sugar & fat loss
  • blood sugar & diabetes

How Can I Calculate My Nutrient Intake?

If you’re interested in checking if you’re getting just enough dietary phosphorus, you can check your nutrient profile using our Free 7-Day Nutrient Clarity Challenge

After a week of tracking your current diet in CronometerNutrient Optimiser will give you a prioritised list of foods and NutriBooster recipes that will help you plug your current nutritional gaps.

nutrient density87%
fat loss69%
blood sugar & fat loss85%
blood sugar & diabetes 89%
athlete & bulking97%
ketogenic 49%

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