Simple Chickpea Salad

This recipe features chickpeas as the protein base and it is packed with fiber and potassium. You can add in any crunchy veggies you have on hand in place of the peppers and snap peas.

20190710_114343.jpgSimple Chickpea Salad
Plant-based – Gluten-free – Vegan

Ingredients
2 cans of chickpeas (mashed)
½ green pepper (diced)
½ cup snap peas (diced)
1 tsp onion powder
2 tsp lemon juice
¼ cup vegan mayo
2 tbsp fresh parsley (minced)
2 tbsp nutritional yeast
Dash of sea salt

**Always check to make sure your ingredients/products are gluten-free and vegan (if desired) before purchasing as manufacturers may change ingredients.

Directions 
1. In a large bowl, mix together all ingredients.
2. Serve on whole grain toast (gluten-free if needed) or as a side with veggies (like celery, cucumber) or even in pepper boats.

Recipes Notes
-1 cup of chopped celery, broccoli, or carrots can be used in place of the snap peas and peppers.

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Sample snack idea with chickpea salad , cucumbers, and gluten-free rice cakes

 

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