Creamy Tuna, Cucumber Canapés, And Spicy Roasted Pepitas
Shannon Clark
Shannon Clark Dymatize
Save Article Print PDF
361 Calories
6 g Carbs
40 g Protein
20 g Fat
Total Time
1 serving

Sick of smoothies? Stark swears by his creamy tuna with cucumber recipe as a perfect bedtime snack. This protein-packed bedtime snack will provide your muscles with the overnight growing power they need and your taste buds with the flavors they desire.


  • ½ whole cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 5 oz albacore tuna
  • ¼ cup raw pepitas
  • 1 tsp sriracha

Recipe Tags


  1. Toss the pepitas with the olive oil and place in a pan on medium-high heat.
  2. Toast until they start to pop, turning occasionally with a spatula.
  3. When they are almost browned, add the hot sauce and coat each piece completely.
  4. Cook for another 3 minutes, and cool on a paper towel.
  5. Mix the drained tuna with the avocado until it all holds together easily.
  6. Cut the cucumber into four 2-inch-thick pieces.
  7. Scoop out the seeds to create a "bowl" for the tuna.
  8. Fill the cucumber pieces with the tuna, avocado mixture.
  9. Top with the pepitas and a dash of hot sauce. Devour.

Recipe Tags