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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 plant-based recipe resource to help you get healthy! 

1. Moroccan Chickpea Stew

Moroccan Chickpea Stew

Source: Moroccan Chickpea Stew

For a quick and easy vegan dinner. If you are looking for a budget-friendly, healthy, and protein-packed meal, then you need to try this Moroccan Chickpea Stew by Hayley Canning.

2. Black Bean Brownies

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 

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

Nut Butter Overnight Oats Vegan Gluten Free Glutenfree Gf Recipe Plantedandpicked 1 1

Source: Nut Butter Overnight Oats

These delicious Nut Butter Overnight Oats by Planted and Picked are a great way to start your day!

5. One Pot Quinoa Dish

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

Cinnamon Chickpea Blondies [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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

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

No-Bake Protein Bars

Source: No-Bake Protein Bars

These easy, simple, No-Bake Protein Bars by Taavi Moore are the perfect on-the-go snack or post-workout fuel-up. Packed with protein, fiber, and healthy fats.

9. Black-Eyed Pea Curry

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

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!

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Reducing your meat intake and eating more plant-based foods is known to help with chronic inflammationheart healthmental wellbeingfitness goalsnutritional needsallergiesgut health, and more! Dairy consumption also has been linked to many health problems, including acnehormonal imbalancecancerprostate 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.

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