Healthy snacks for children

Baked tuna nugget recipe

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These baked tuna nuggets will become a firm favourite in your household for the adults and the children! They are simple, protein-packed and are high addictive. Whether you are travelling somewhere and want to bake some healthy snacks for the road, or you need some snack-inspo for the back-to-school season, here you go!

Pro-tip: Keep 'em fresh in thermal food jars, because no one likes soggy surprises on the road


    • 150g canned tuna (rinsed)
    • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
    • 1 tbsp mayonnaise
    • 1 tbsp dried garlic granules
    • 1 tsp chopped dill
    • 1/2 of a lemon juiced 
    • 30g chopped feta
    • a handful of tomatoes
    • 1/3rd of a cucumber 


    1. Mix all of the ingredients together in a bowl.
    2. Form nuggets with your hands and place the nuggets on a baking tray and drizzle with olive oil.
    3. Bake your nuggets in a 200°C oven or air fryer for 12 minutes. 
    4. Flip your nuggets over after 6 minutes so they get nice and crispy.
    5. Serve your nuggets with a Greek salad for those extra veggies.

Give these delicious baked tuna nuggets a try, and watch them become an instant hit with everyone in your household! Whether you're looking for a protein-packed snack on the go or a delightful addition to the back-to-school season, these nuggets have got you covered.

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