CLL patients can receive the following health benefits in a tasty way from the below recipe that includes:
- Good source of vitamin B12 which helps form red blood cells to counteract anemia some CLL patients may struggle with
- Tuna’s omega-3 fatty acids may slow the growth of cancer cells and decrease inflammation in the body
- High in plant compound ursolic acid which has antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and potential anti-cancer effects
- High in vitamin C and antioxidants to support the immune system
Cranberry Tuna Salad on Apple Slices
Total time: 10 minutes
- 1 tbsp. mayonnaise (Greek yogurt would also work)
- 1 tsp. apple cider vinegar
- 1/8 tsp. salt
- 1/8 tsp. ground black pepper
- 1 (5 oz.) can tuna packed in water, well-drained
- 2 tbsp. dried cranberries
- 1 medium gala apple
- In a small bowl, add the mayo, vinegar, salt, and pepper. Stir until smooth.
- Add the drained tuna and cranberries to the bowl. Mix to combine.
- Slice around the apple core to make about 6 sturdy apple slices.
- Spoon the tuna salad onto the apple slices.
Nutrition Information per Serving
Serving: 1 whole recipe | Calories: 361kcal | Carbohydrates: 37.6g | Protein: 26.5g | Fat: 12.1g
Source: The Wholesome Dish