Cool Vegan Cashew & Cranberry Chicken Salad Tacos with Avocado



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OK – I am not sure what the weather is like where you are but here in LA – it is hot as a muthafuckah!   It is pushing 100 degrees!  Just brutal.  I don’t have AC & cooking is just impossible in this weather.  So – I whipped up these cool & vegan bad boys!  They are kind of like a taco-wrap hybrid.  I used these little flour tortillas – right from their home in the cool of my fridge.  I am not positive they are vegan – so if you are vegan – use a tortilla you know suits your diet.




And I used that Beyond Meat vegan chicken.  The coupon above is good until the end of May 2014 – so print a few out & go get some of this awesome stuff!  If you let it sit on the counter a few minutes – it will defrost enough so that you can cube it up & by the time this all comes together – the chicken is thawed completely but still CHILLED!  Perfect!



Cool Vegan Cashew & Cranberry Chicken Salad Tacos with Avocado

Feeds two very well


1 9 oz package of faux chicken – thawed

1 avocado – peeled & seeded & cubed

Fresh lime juice

1/3 cup vegan mayo

1/4 cup (or more) cashews

2 celery stalks – diced

1/2 small cucumber – diced

2 mini sweet peppers (or half a bell pepper) – seeded & diced

1/4 cup purple cabbage – chopped

1/4 cup cilantro – chopped

1/2 cup dried cranberries (or raisins or other dried fruit)

1/2 tsp cumin

Pinch of salt

Pepper to taste

Flour tortillas or other wrap (even lettuce)











Prep the avocado & squeeze lime juice all over it.

Now – just mix everything up in a big bowl.  Season to taste.  Eat with lettuce cups or as wraps or as little flour tortilla tacos.



3 thoughts on “Cool Vegan Cashew & Cranberry Chicken Salad Tacos with Avocado

  1. Pingback: Healthy Vegan Chinese Chicken Salad with Spicy Asian Dressing | Delightful-Delicious-Delovely

  2. Made this for dinner tonight….so good! Used wheat flour tortilla wraps…yum! Made 2, there’s enough left to make about 4-6 more…tastes like real chicken salad too ( haven’t eaten real chicken in years)


  3. Pingback: Vegan Chicken Pasta with Spicy Rhubarb and Kale | Delightful-Delicious-Delovely

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