LET’S MAKE A VEGAN TUNA SALAD SANDWICH!
We have the best recipe ever for vegan tuna salad/sandwich today on #LunchBreakLIVE! Catch Actor, Activist, and Health Coach Renee Saifer, as she makes this savory sandwich with Follow Your Heart vegan mayo and Ezekiel whole grain bread! This is a super fun recipe so let’s get started…
SHE LIVES A CRUELTY-FREE LIFE AND TEACHES OTHERS TO DO THE SAME
Renee Koff Saifer was born in Los Angeles California and attended UCLA. She is married with 3 daughters and 2 grandsons and lives in Studio City California. Renee worked as a real estate broker for 12 years and then began to study nutrition. At 35 years old she began to meditate and developed a spiritual connection, that extended to all sentient beings. In her quest for understanding how animals went from farm to market, she was shocked to discover the cruelty involved in food “processing” and the connection between illness and food choices.
For the last 40 years, she has chosen a “cruelty-free” lifestyle. She believes we vote with our dollars and avoids all animal skin, flesh, and by-products. As a vegan, she is shocked at how the world doesn’t understand that you cannot be an animal “lover” and support the killing, abuse, and confinement of animals in the food industry and beyond.
Renee is now 75 years old and works as a consultant for those who are interested in the KTA lifestyle. (Kindness To Animals). For the last 5 years, she has been pursuing the joys of writing and performing in stand-up comedy. her hobby is converting her favorite recipes into cruelty-free plant-based meals.
Renee says, “Logic is so powerful, if you step back and look at how we get ourselves in and hopefully out of predicaments. Eating clean plant-based foods results in a healthier body and better quality of life, and finding humor in human behavior, relationships, and getting older, makes life much more fun,’ she says.
VEGAN TUNA SALAD, IT’S SO EASY!
If you are missing “tuna” from your pre-vegan days, you are in luck. We have a simple and tasty vegan tuna salad (sandwich) recipe that you can make in a flash. Chickpeas are the star of the show for this dish. Celery gives each bite a nice little crunch. You can eat this plain as just a vegan tuna salad, or throw it between two pieces of bread for a delicious sandwich. You could even use it to dip your raw veggies in. The options are many so give it a try.
Vegan Tuna Salad Sandwich
- 2 cans garbanzo beans 3 cups rinsed and drained
- 2 Tbsp vegan mayo
- 1 Tbsp yellow mustard
- 2 Tbsp sweet pickle relish
- 1 Tbsp capers chopped
- 1/2 cup celery chopped
- 1 Tsp red onion optional, finely chopped
- In a medium bowl, add the garbanzo beans, vegan mayo, and mustard. Mash with a potato masher or a fork until the bean mixture is partially smooth with some chunks. Add the rest of the ingredients to the bowl and mix until combined. Serve immediately or refrigerate until ready to serve.
THANK YOU FOR JOINING IN ON LUNCH!
Thanks for joining us for this great vegan tuna salad lunch! I hope you give this delicious and simple recipe a try. If you do, be sure to take a photo and tag @JaneUnChainedNews on Instagram. If you are looking for other vegan recipes to cook up, be sure to stop by the #LunchBreakLIVE page where we have a ton to choose from. Until next time…keep cookin’!
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Donna Dennison is an UnchainedTV writer, graphic designer, video editor, and IG contributor. Donna is also a creative in the film industry.