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 also highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App — with over 15,000 delicious recipes it is the largest meatless, vegan, plant-based, and allergy-friendly recipe resource to help you get healthy! And, don’t forget to check out our High-Protein Archives!
We also highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App — with over 15,000 delicious recipes it is the largest plant-based recipe resource to help you get healthy!
1. Tempeh Breakfast Stacks
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2. Chocolate Ice Pops
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You’ll never guess what wonderfully nutritious ingredient these vegan Chocolate Ice Pops by Nikki Stokes are hiding…They are creamy and sweet, yet nut-free and reasonably low in fat, so what magic ingredient would do that? Beans! The chocolate and date flavors nicely mask any remaining beany taste from the black beans, so you’re left with a wonderful, satisfying chocolate popsicle. Even kids will love these!
3. Peanut Butter Tofu
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This Peanut Butter Tofu by Haley Gallerani is so easy to make, and it tastes delicious. You can also add it to many different types of dishes. It tastes delicious on a bed of rice and covered with lettuce, avocado, and sriracha. You can also put it in a salad or mix it with other vegetables.
4. Mango Coconut Quinoa
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This Mango Coconut Quinoa by Hannah Sunderani is a healthy and wholesome meal for lunch or dinner. It’s made by sautéing spinach with a bit of coconut oil. Then adding cooked quinoa and mango chunks, and finally pouring in some coconut milk and a splash of lemon juice. The ingredients are simple; the preparation is easy — perfect for lazy summer days!
5. Sweet Potato and Lentil Patties
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Another delicious veggie burger recipe is here. These Sweet Potato and Lentil Patties by Robin Browne have a tangier base thanks to the chives and great texture. This recipe also uses basic ingredients that you just might have sitting in your pantry waiting to be used.
6. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough
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You are certain to fall in love with this Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough by Tara Sunshine! You can eat it at any time of the day for a healthy & super-satisfying snack. Maybe even try throwing large chunks of it on top of your morning breakfast bowl! It contains no eggs, dairy, grains or refined sugar, but is packed with fiber, healthy fats, and plant-based protein.
7. One Pot Tomato Basil Lentil Pasta
This One Pot Tomato Basil Lentil Pasta by Wholesome LLC is so good you, won’t even realize it’s made from lentils! This dish comes together easily and beautifully and will have you coming back for seconds.
8. Reuben Scramble ’Wiches
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Whether you choose to make these Reuben Scramble ’Wiches by Celine Steen for a savory breakfast dish or a light dinner, you’ll love the way the spices in the tofu mingle with the sauerkraut to create this very satisfying open-faced sandwich.
9. Southern Faux Fish and Chips
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Hushpuppies and cornmeal-crusted catfish are abundant at fish fries. Marinate, score with a knife, crust, and fry some tofu and you have an amazing representation of what you can experience at a good old-fashioned fish fry. You will love Lauren Hartmann‘s Southern Faux Fish and Chips! Reprinted with permission from Southern Vegan by Lauren Hartmann, Page Street Publishing Co. 2020. Photo credit: Lauren Hartmann and Julie Grace
10. Funfetti Cake Cauliflower Proats
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These nutritious-and-delicious Funfetti Cake Cauliflower Proats by Tara Sunshine are the perfect way to start your day. The cauliflower is optional, but if you haven’t tried it in oats, it’s worth a shot. You get a great chew and lots of nutrients and your brekkie still tastes like cake, NOT cauliflower!
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Reducing your meat intake and eating more plant-based foods is known to help with chronic inflammation, heart health, mental wellbeing, fitness goals, nutritional needs, allergies, gut health and more! Dairy consumption also has been linked many health problems, including acne, hormonal imbalance, cancer, prostate cancer and has many side effects.
For those of you interested in eating more plant-based, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App — with over 15,000 delicious recipes it is the largest plant-based recipe resource to help reduce your environmental footprint, save animals and get healthy! And, while you are at it, we encourage you to also learn about the environmental and health benefits of a plant-based diet.
Here are some great resources to get you started:
- Weekly Vegan Meal Plans
- Plant-Based Health Resources
- Plant-Based Food & Recipes
- Plant-Based Nutrition Resources
- The Ultimate Guide to Plant-Based Nutrition
- Budget-Friendly Plant-Based Recipes
- High Protein Plant-Based Recipes
- Plant-Based Meal Prep
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