Pamela Whistley and Dale Hendrickson are dedicated animal activists in Los Angeles, California. Pam helps manage the I am Cecil too FB page and Dale is a character creator at The Simpsons, who created Kent Brockman and Sideshow Mel and many others! Today on #LunchBreakLIVE this couple of 43 years is sharing how to make their favorite lunch, a “Chickpea/Jackfruit Tuna-less Salad Sandwich”. Taste Tester is Vanessa Marsot from Ellora Wellness #JaneUnChained

RECIPE: Pam and Dale’s Chickpea-Jackfruit Tuna-less Salad / Sandwich

Equipment: Medium size bowl, food processor or hand masher


  1. In a food processor, pulse the chickpeas in batches to roughly chop. You do not want pureed chickpeas. ​You may also use a hand masher.
  2. Place the chickpeas in a bowl​.​ ​
  3. Use a fork to flake apart the jackfruit, to resemble shreds. Then add to the bowl with the chickpeas.
  4. Add the remaining ingredients.
  5. ​Stir well to combine.
  6. Serve in a sandwich, open face or on a salad.
  7. This salad stores for 4 days in a tight lidded container in the refrigerator.

ingedientsSome of the ingredients for Pam & Dale’s Chickpea – Jackfruit Tuna-less Salad Sandwich

IMG_1041 Pam and Dale’s Chickpea – Jackfruit Tuna-less Salad

IMG_1039Pam and Dale’s Chickpea – Jackfruit Tuna-less Sandwich

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Dale Hendrickson and Pamela Whistley, 4 years vegan and just celebrated 43 years together