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!
1. Healthy Falafel
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This Healthy Falafel by Katia Martin is packed full of nutrition and is super yummy. Top it with the tahini sauce, and you’re in falafel heaven! These ones are deep-fried, but they taste just as amazing when you bake them!
2. Salted Peanut Blondie S’mores
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Say hello to the yummiest Vegan Snack you will ever make! These Salted Peanut Blondie S’mores by Vicky Coates are a little bite of heaven….. the sweet gooeyness of the marshmallows combined with the salted peanut crunch is one seriously good combination! They are high in protein, gluten-free, Vegan, and Keto and Paleo-friendly!
3. Loaded Queso Skillet Nachos
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These Loaded Vegan Queso Skillet Nachos by Shanika Graham-White are the best you’ll ever taste! This recipe comes loaded with chickpeas, red kidney beans, onions, tomatoes, jalapeños, and a delicious vegan cashew-based queso over crispy organic tortilla chips. Never spend another occasion or weeknight contemplating the best vegan dish that works for the entire family—-this is it! Easy to make and only one pan required!
To make this magical eggless batter, you simply need chickpea flour, nutritional yeast, ground flax seeds, salt, water, and that’s it. If you don’t have some of these items at home, you can easily find them at your local grocery store or online. Within minutes, these simple ingredients transform into a rich and flavorful egg-like Frittata by Adam Merrin and Ryan Alvarez without any eggs!
5. Coconut Curry Ramen with Crispy Tofu
A simple Coconut Curry Ramen with Crispy Tofu by Caroline Doucet. Basically the best vegan noodle soup. This dish is done in under 30 minutes and is packed with flavor. Use gluten-free ramen or rice noodles to make it gluten-free!
6. Creamy Chocolate Steel Cut Oats
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Steel cut oats are incredibly versatile and nutritious. They are a great source of vitamins and minerals including thiamine, iron, and zinc, as well as disease-fighting antioxidants. These Creamy Chocolate Steel Cut Oats by Tara Sunshine deliver delicious chocolatey goodness along with loads of healthy fats, fiber, and protein.
7. Mediterranean Lentil Salad
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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.
8. Asparagus Tart
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Celebrate the asparagus season with this mind-blowingly delicious vegan Asparagus Tart by Tania Pilcher, which will make a beautiful centerpiece at your dinner table. Creamy cashew & tofu filling, crunchy asparagus and flaky pastry make it one delicious number to share with your friends and family.
9. Healthy S’mores Frappuccino
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A healthy twist on a favorite summer treat, this Healthy S’mores Frappuccino by Kat Condon is full of rich mocha flavor, sprinkled with gluten-free graham crackers and topped with dairy-free whipped cream. First and foremost, the base of this healthy s’mores frappe is actually coffee, because even though this is a s’mores flavored drink it’s still a coffee drink. Because of the protein powder, this is the perfect post-workout snack!
10. Tahini-Glazed Tempeh Nuggets
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These toothsome nuggets of tempeh in a gluten-free tahini crust are super easy to make! They’re perfect for tossing into your favorite salads or grain-based power bowls. When left plain, these Tahini-Glazed Tempeh Nuggets by Amy Height have a slightly garlicky taste, coating, however, with coating they will take on whatever flavor you toss it in.
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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