Excuse the short introduction to this recipe, but I’m packing my bags and heading to Portland, Oregon, to hobnob with the vegan and famous at Vida Vegan Con. I’ll be giving a food photography presentation, speaking about blog monetization with Nava Atlas, and participating in a panel on privacy and oversharing with Dreena Burton, Joanna Vaught, and Sayward Rebhal. Plus, I’ll be having dinner with friend and fellow blogger Maria, so I’m beyond excited. Daughter E is coming along as my “assistant” (camera bag bearer), so if you’re there, please don’t hesitate to come up to us and tell her that you remember when she was little bitty and wore glasses (she loves that, honest!)
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For how to make Chickpea Salad Rolls, see the video after the recipe.
A quick search of this blog will prove that I adore chickpea salad. As of today, I’ve posted six of them. I love being able to take a can of chickpeas, mash it up and have a quick sandwich filling or salad topping. And as my days get more and more hectic, my chickpea salads have become quicker and quicker. Don’t get me wrong–when I have the time, I still prefer to fill my chickpea concoctions with lots of fresh veggies (as in my “Sea-sational” Chickpea Salad) or fresh herbs (as in Creamy Chickpea Salad). But when I’m rushed, trying to get a lunch packed for my daughter or looking to add interest to my own lunchtime salad, I’ve learned to simplify chickpea salad down to 4 essential parts: chickpeas (naturally), something creamy, something crunchy or sweet, and some basic seasonings.
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