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!
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1. Moroccan Chickpea Stew
Source: Moroccan Chickpea Stew
2. Black Bean Brownies
Source: Black Bean Brownies
These Black Bean Brownies by Julie Zimmer have a fudgy texture but are not overly gooey. They hold together nicely, they melt in your mouth and they are as decadent as a brownie should be. You can eat them with your fingers or with a scoop of ice cream using a fork.
3. Mediterranean Lentil Salad
Source: Mediterranean Lentil Salad
This vegan Mediterranean Lentil Salad by Allie Penner takes full advantage of summer vegetables: tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, and parsley. It’s very easy to make and is an excellent source of protein, fiber, and antioxidants.
4. Nut Butter Overnight Oats
Source: Nut Butter Overnight Oats
5. One Pot Quinoa Dish
Source: One Pot Quinoa Dish
When you come home late, you probably want a healthy dinner that you can make quickly and will require minimal dishwashing. This One Pot Quinoa Dish by Sara Oliveira is the solution. It is super-fast, easy, and nutritionally balanced!
6. Cinnamon Chickpea Blondies
Source: Cinnamon Chickpea Blondies
These vegan Cinnamon Chickpea Blondies by Jenn Sebestyen will be your new go-to treat! They are moist and tender in the center with just a bit of a crackly crust on top. They are perfectly sweet, healthier than your average blondie recipe, and oh-so addictive! While these do contain a good amount of sugar, they are also packed with protein, fiber, folate, and iron, so you can feel good about your new afternoon treat! Oh, and guess what? They are gluten-free and oil-free too! You have to try making these vegan chickpea blondies!
7. Vegan Quiche Lorraine
Source: Vegan Quiche Lorraine
Lena Novak‘s Vegan Quiche Lorraine is made of Flavorful Tofu Filling, Tempeh Bacon Bits Layer, topped with Cauliflower& Drizzled with a Zesty Cashew Cream. It is soft and creamy with a crunchy gluten-free crust that will melt in your mouth.
8. No-Bake Protein Bars
Source: No-Bake Protein Bars
9. Black-Eyed Pea Curry
Source: Black-Eyed Pea Curry
Colder, rainier days call for warm, comforting recipes. Meals with legumes, especially beans, are a great example of this. The texture, rich flavor, and satiety they give us are responsible for this feeling. Adding legumes with spices, even better, since this “warming” effect increases even more. If you’re looking for a cozy meal, this Black-Eyed Pea Curry by Sara Oliveira is perfect!
10.Cake Batter Freezer Fudge
Source: Cake Batter Freezer Fudge
This Cake Batter Freezer Fudge by Tara Sunshine is super easy to make, tastes amazing, and just so happens to be sugar-free and packed with healthy fats and protein! Try it with tahini or sunflower seed butter for a nut-free option.
Learn How to Cook Plant-Based Meals at Home!
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 to 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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