Tu-No Salad 

 May 20, 2017

By  Nurse Kristin

Chickpea salad, tuno salad, tu-no salad…

Whatever you want to call it, it’s delicious. This tu-no salad is egg free, oil free, salt free, and flavorful.  You can serve this on a bed of greens, with crackers, in a wrap, mixed with quinoa or on a piece of toast.

Whichever way you decide to eat this salad, be prepared to have this become a staple go to meal in your house.

Tu-No Salad Sandwich

Course Main Course


  • 1 Can Garbanzo Beans Rinsed
  • 2 Stalks Celery Diced
  • 1/4 Red Onion Diced
  • 2 Tbsp Parsley Chopped
  • 1/2 Avocado Chopped (optional)
  • 1/2 Cup Pickles Chopped


  • 1/2 Cup Water
  • 1/4 Cup Raw Cashews boil cashews for 15 minutes if you don't have a high powered blender
  • 1 Tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 Tbsp Maple Syrup
  • 1/2 Tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 2 Tsp Mustard
  • 1/2 Tsp Garlic Powder


  • Drain and rinse garbanzo beans. Place beans in medium sized bowl and mash with potato masher. Add onion, celery, parsley, and stir. If using avocado, add that now and stir in with other veggies.
  • Blend together sauce ingredients. 
  • Add sauce to the beans and veggies and mix together. Serve on a bed of greens, in tortilla wraps, on a slice of toasted Ezekiel Bread, or mix it with quinoa.

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  1. Hi nurse kristin. Thank you for the healpful information. That you are providing. I want to start a plant based eating plan and this will help alot.

    1. Hi Maria! I’m happy to hear that you are going to start a plant based diet. I’m glad you enjoy these recipes. Have you downloaded my plant based recipe guide? There are 10 recipes in that free guide to help you get started. Best of luck to you on your plant based journey. Let me know if you have any questions, I’m here to help.

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