Protein is the word on everyone’s lips when it comes to vegan nutrition! It’s an important building block for the human body and everyone needs it. We are here to help you discover the power of plant-based protein through these simply amazing recipes!

We went through the Food Monster App and found 10 of our favorite high-protein vegan recipes from September 2018!


Don’t forget to check out our Vegan Protein Archives!

1. Protein Breakfast Bars [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

Protein Breakfast Bars
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These are called breakfast bars, but of course they can be eaten any time of the day and make a great snack. These Protein Breakfast Bars from Vicky Coates are simply made up of a mixture of oats, nuts & seeds, making them full of fiber, protein and nutritional goodness. Not to mention that they are naturally gluten-free, vegan & paleo-friendly!

2. Harissa Tofu Scramble [Vegan]

Harissa Tofu Scramble
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Of all the different ways to make your morning tofu scramble, this savory Harissa Tofu Scramble from Maya Sozer is a must-try. Harissa is a Tunisian spice that’s somewhat of a catch-all for all kinds of dishes. It adds umami and spicy tastes to this scramble, in addition to tomato, red pepper, and cumin. Serve as a regular tofu scramble, or roll it up in a tortilla for the best breakfast burrito you’ll ever have.

3. Red Lentil Veggie Nuggets [Vegan]

Red Lentil Veggie Nuggets
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Lindsey Auerbach‘s Red Lentil Veggie Nuggets are a recipe that the whole family will love! These are fun for snacks or meals or tucked into lunch boxes. You can serve them either warm or cold, with some ketchup or honey-mustard sauce on the side for dipping.


4. Pumpkin Sourdough Protein Pancakes [Vegan, Gluten-Free, Refined Sugar-Free]

Pumpkin Sourdough Protein Pancakes
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These Pumpkin Sourdough Protein Pancakes from Angie Li will be the perfect way to wake up on a fall morning! With some protein and a lot of autumnal flavor, you’ll be ready to go about your day after getting this nutritious and tasty breakfast.

5. Smashed Lentils with Grilled Vegetables [Vegan]

Smashed Lentils with Grilled Vegetables
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Elsa Brobbey‘s Smashed Lentils with Grilled Vegetables are comparable to hummus but heartier with a chunky but creamy texture, and can be used in countless ways, as a dip, spread, sauce, topping, etc. It’ll add that extra pizazz to many of your favorite dishes; try a few dollops over rice or swirled in a bowl of soup. In this case, serve the grilled vegetables on a bed of smashed lentils, add a slice of pita bread and you’d be good to go. Enjoy!

6. Buffalo Tofu Bites With Ranch [Vegan]

Buffalo Tofu Bites With Ranch
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Ready for happy hour in your home?! These Buffalo Tofu Bites With Ranch from The Surznick Common Room are packed with flavor — not too hot, not too spicy. They’re fried, but not deep-fried like their counterparts are and perfect when paired with the cooling vegan ranch sauce. These Buffalo bites are a great snack for weekends, movie-watching, or just hanging with friends and family.

7. Black Bean Chili Stuffed Sweet Potatoes [Vegan, Grain-Free]

Vegan Grain-Free Black Bean Chili Stuffed Sweet Potatoes with guacamole
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Chili is one of the most comforting and filling meals around. Pair it with a piping hot baked sweet potato and you have yourself the perfect autumnal evening meal. Enjoy cuddled up on the sofa for one, or place in the middle of the table to share with your closest friends and let them help themselves. Made with black beans, these Black Bean Chili Stuffed Sweet Potatoes from The Plant-Based Londoner are packed full of plant-based protein and dietary fiber, keeping you full and satisfied for longer. The fresh guacamole adds a beautifully creamy taste, and the coconut yoghurt perfectly mimics the taste of sour cream.


8. Protein Cookie Dough Stuffed Dates [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

Protein Cookie Dough Stuffed Dates
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These Protein Cookie Dough Stuffed Dates from Kat Condon are a simple yet delicious no-bake dessert! A vegan and gluten-free cookie dough is stuffed inside a date and then dipped in chocolate for the perfect grab-and-go treat.

9. Cilantro Lemon Fava Beans [Vegan]

Cilantro Lemon Fava Beans
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These delicious Cilantro Lemon Fava Beans from Deena Mehta will be a wonderful addition to your dinner menu! Bright lemon and cilantro brings a depth of flavor to these beans that you’ll love.

10. Almond Butter Roasted Tofu with Mango Avocado Salad [Vegan]

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This Almond Butter Roasted Tofu with Mango Avocado Salad by Medha Swaminathan is ridiculously pretty on a plate, while also being super healthy and very summery. This low-carb recipe combines almond butter roasted tofu wth a fresh mango salad. Even if you don’t like mixing your sweet and savory, you’ll still love this recipe. Something about mango (and most nut butters) works so well in savory dishes- you’ve gotta give it a go!

Hungry for more? Check out 10 Of Our Best Meatless High-Protein Recipes From August 2018! Don’t forget to check out our Food Monster App, which is available for both Android and iPhone, and can also be found on Instagram and Facebook. The app has more than 10,000 plant-based, allergy-friendly recipes, and subscribers gain access to new recipes every day.

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