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Chicky 'Tuna' Salad Sandwich

Our grape vines are prolific, but the grapes are teeeeeeny. Larry's sister Cyndy mentioned that she loved putting grapes in any sandwich, like tuna or turkey. That reminded me of a nice "fake tuna" salad I made long ago. So I did a quick search and adapted this recipe by adding grapes. Really good! I might add pickles next time - or at least serve them on the side.  Ingredients 1 can (14 oz) garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed Zest of 1 lemon Juice of 1/2 lemon 1/3 C vegan mayo 1/3 C celery, chopped 1/4 C red onion, chopped 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp pepper 1/4 tsp cayenne or chili powder optional: 2 crushed or shopped nori sheets (seaweed) 1 T chia seeds or hemp hearts (for some omega 3) 1/3 C grapes 1/4 C chopped dill pickle (or dill relish) Instructions Mash chickpeas: Drain and rinse chickpeas, place in medium size bowl and roughly mash about 3/4 of the chickpeas with the back of a fork or potato masher, until desired consistency. Assemble salad: Add the rest of th