Skip to main content
  1. Leisure
  2. Food & Drink
  3. Food & Recipes

Cooking with kids: confetti tuna in celery sticks

See also

Children are more likely to eat healthy foods if they get to be involved in the process of making it. Allowing them to taste the ingredients separately before they are mixed together can help them develop their palette.

You may not want to stress how healthy this recipe for confetti tuna in celery sticks is as that could cause your kids to automatically not like it. Instead, focus on the fun your family can have making them.


  • 1 (3 ounce) pouch of STARKIST® Premium Albacore or Chunk Light Tuna
  • ½ cup shredded or green cabbage
  • ½ cup shredded carrot
  • ¼ cup shredded yellow squash or zucchini
  • 3 Tablespoons reduced-calorie cream cheese, softened
  • 1 Tablespoon plain low-fat yogurt
  • ½ teaspoon dried basil, crushed
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 10-12 (4 inch) celery sticks, with leaves, if desired


  1. In small bowl, toss together tuna, cabbage, carrot and squash
  2. Stir in cream cheese, yogurt and basil
  3. Add salt and pepper, to taste
  4. With small spatula, spread mixture evenly into celery sticks


  • Hookah smoking
    Young adults believe hookah smoking pose no health threat
    7 Photos
  • Bikini body
    Get your bikini body while having fun outdoors this summer
    5 Photos
  • Scarlett Johansson
    Scarlett Johansson is the face of Perfect Mono: Dolce and Gabbana's first cream eyeshadow
    5 Photos
  • Summer dining events
    Solitude Mountain Resort is an amazing place to escape and enjoy delicious dining options
    6 Photos
  • Top outdoor activities
    Don't spend your summer indoors: Top outdoor activities to do with your significant other
    10 Photos
  • Summer beauty tips
    Use these tips to look and feel great in the summer heat and humidity
    10 Photos

Related Videos:

  • Nno bake peanut butter power balls, the best back-to-school treat for the kids!
    <div class="video-info" data-id="518231777" data-param-name="playList" data-provider="5min" data-url=""></div>
  • Try these top 10 packed lunches for your kids to return back-to-school the right way!
    <div class="video-info" data-id="517902661" data-param-name="playList" data-provider="5min" data-url=""></div>
  • Get ready to take your kids back-to-school with tie-dyed cupcakes!
    <div class="video-info" data-id="518277499" data-param-name="playList" data-provider="5min" data-url=""></div>