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What’s Crunchy, Savory, and Satisfying?

What’s Crunchy, Savory, and Satisfying?

Let’s get crunchy with a Waldorf Salad and Chickpeas on #LunchBreakLIVE with guest chef Joanna Gatto.  Not only does Joanna mix up this scrumptious lunch for us, but she also shares her fabulous eco-sustainable, cruelty-free line of Johnny Concert cosmetics.



Joanna Gatto is the Founder and Co-creator of ethical makeup brand @johnnyconcert. She and her husband Matt live in Los Angeles and have been plant-based for over 5 years. Joanna loves re-creating and veganizing dishes to prove that you can make delicious meals that are free from animal suffering. Follow her journey at @joxtina.

Today she totally rocked it, veganizing the classic Waldorf Salad, which is usually made with mayonnaise, but Joanna made it totally vegan and totally delicious!  She also shared a little bit about her cruelty-free cosmetic brand which is off the charts awesome!  Let’s check out her creations both in and out of the kitchen.


vegan waldorf salad
The awesome Vegan Waldorf Salad.


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Waldorf salad on bread
The Waldorf Salad makes a great topping!


Joanna Gatto
Joanna showing off her delicious creation.


Johnny Concert Cruelty-free Cosmetic
A look at some of Johnny Concert cruelty-free cosmetics.


Waldorf and Chickpea Salad

Course Side Dishes
Cuisine American


  • 1 can of rinsed chickpeas
  • Vegan Mayo DIY recipe below
  • 2-3 stalks of celery diced
  • 1 - 2 sweet apples diced
  • 1/2 cup walnuts
  • 1/2 cup cranberries sub for grapes original recipe calls for grapes
  • Salt + Pepper to taste
  • toasted bread or lettuce
  • optional:
  • Mustard
  • pickles
  • grapes
Keyword vegan
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!

DIY Mayo Recipe

Course Dressings


  • 1 cup oil avocado, sunflower, olive
  • 1/2 cup soy milk room temp or Aquafaba leftover from chickpeas
  • 2 tsp vinegar white or apple cider
  • Salt
  • 1 tsp maple syrup optional
Keyword vegan
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!
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