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5 Ways To Use Sardines

                                    (Photo credit: ) Sardines are an unpopular type of fish that get a bad rap. They're packed with healthy omega-3 fatty acids making them essential for heart health. They're also high in protein, iron, calcium, and potassium. If you can't stomach eating them straight from the can, here are 5 ways you can enjoy sardines that will help mask the fishy smell and flavor.  1. On Toast Or Crackers With Spicy Mustard You can make this as a snack but for me, it's a meal in itself. I like to use Triscuits or Wasa crackers with a light spread of Dijon spicy mustard. I then layer a thin slice of red onion, tomato, 1/2 of a sardine, and squeeze fresh lemon on top.   2. Sardine Fish Cakes                                             (Photo credit: ) Ingredients: 2- 4oz. cans of sardines 1 egg 1/2 cup plain yogurt 2 twigs fresh thyme 1/2 cup Panko breadcrumbs  2 tsp. Old Bay seasoning Sauce: 1/2 cup plain yogurt 1 t