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Avocado Tuna with Ginger Lime 'Couscous' Salad

I love a good salad for lunch - mostly because I am lazy and salads are quick to make and require minimal washing up! This one is hugely versatile, super delicious and most importantly, super quick to whip up.

Avocado Tuna with Ginger Lime Salad
I usually whizz up a big batch of 'riced' vegetables whether it be celeriac as I've used here, or cauliflower etc once a week when I'm using the food processor, then store it in the fridge in a covered container. This means I maximise the uses per wash of the food processor but also means I have plenty of base salad or meal ingredients ready prepped in the fridge. Double yay!

Mix 'n' match the Tuna & Avocado with different salad bases, or whatever salad ingredients you happen to have to hand or even in a nori wrap. Likewise the dressing can be used with any salad leaves. Store any extra unused dressing in a lidded jar in the fridge - just give it a shake to wake up the settled ginger before using!

Avocado Tuna with Ginger Lime Salad
Grain-free, Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Refined Sugar-free, Nut-free

Serves 1

Tuna Avocado Mix:

Small can 60g drained tuna
1/2 small ripe avocado
1 tsp wakame seaweed
1 tsp sesame seeds
pinch of sea salt
pinch chilli flakes or chilli pepper (optional)

Ginger Lime Dressing (Makes extra):
1 inch piece ginger, peeled, minced, finely chopped or shredded to preference
juice of 1 lime
2 tbsp coconut aminos 
1 tsp sesame oil
1 tsp manuka honey

Salad Base:
1/2 cup 'riced' celeriac
1/2 cup grated courgette (approx 1/2 a medium courgette)
handful of mixed salad leaves (rocket, spinach and watercress)

Optional: drizzle of tahini to serve

1. Whisk or shake together dressing ingredients in a lidded jar. Set aside.
2. Combine salad base ingredients in a serving bowl or plate.
3. Pour over approx half of the dressing (or as much as preferred) and gently toss.
4. In a separate bowl, mash the avocado then combine with all other tuna/avocado mix ingredients.
5. Spoon or scoop the tuna/ avo mix and pile on top of the dressed salad base.
6. Drizzle over tahini if using and serve immediately.