10 Best Canned Items to Keep on Hand

Grab some canned tuna to dress up your salad.
Grab some canned tuna to dress up your salad.

When you think of canned fish, tuna probably comes to mind. Having a stash of canned tuna is an easy way to get the benefits of eating fish a couple of times a week without the hassle of shopping for fresh fish at the market. Tuna isn't the only fish you should consider, though. Like tuna, canned salmon and herring have stores of omega-3 fatty acids that promote heart health, and they provide an interesting change to the traditional tuna sandwich. For a healthy comfort food, try salmon cakes, or use your trusty canned tuna to make fish chowder.

If there's fish in the pantry, you'll always have something to serve for lunch or dinner.

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