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!

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1. Frittata

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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!

2. Gooey Salted Caramel Tahini Bars

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A no-bake, raw, gooey salted caramel tahini bar that is full of all the good stuff- protein, fats, and carbs. These Gooey Salted Caramel Tahini Bars by Vicky Coates are gluten-free, vegan, refined sugar-free, and high in protein!

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3. Quinoa and Fava Bean Falafel with Lemon

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Please make these Quinoa and Fava Bean Falafel with Lemon by Alice Hart; they are incredible. They have a delightful crunch from the quinoa—I used black for the picture—and a fresh quality from the herbs. Do buy the peeled or skinless dried fava beans, or you’ll spend a good 20 minutes slipping soaked beans from their brown skins. Try health food shops and anywhere selling North African food if you can’t find them in the supermarket.   Recipe from The Way to Eat Now: Modern Vegetarian Food © Alice Hart, 2016, 2017. Photographs copyright © Emma Lee, 2016, 2017. Reprinted by permission of the publisher, The Experiment. Available wherever books are sold. theexperimentpublishing.com

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4. Cozy Winter Salad with Crispy Tofu and Rice

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The BEST Cozy Winter Salad with Crispy Tofu and Rice by Caroline Doucet. This salad is made with warm crispy cast-iron tofu, rice, fresh lettuce, carrots, and beets. Serve it with sunflower seeds and the most amazing nutritional yeast dressing. The hot and cold combination is perfect for winter!

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5. Chocolate Peanut Butter Vegan Fudge

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Only four ingredients are needed to make this layered Chocolate Peanut Butter Vegan Fudge by Hayley Canning.

6. Chickpea and Lentil Stuffed Eggplant

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This Chickpea and Lentil Stuffed Eggplant by Bila is the ultimate comfort meal! The perfectly done eggplant is the perfect vessel for these wonderfully tasting chickpeas!a

7. Gingerbread Baked Oat Cups

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Flavored with festive warming spices (see homemade spice mix recipe below) and blackstrap molasses, these Gingerbread Baked Oat Cups by Tara Sunshine have been a total hit with all of my taste-testers, kids, and grown-up kids alike!

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8. Baked Beans

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These Baked Beans by Hannah Sunderani are the perfect blend of savory and sweet, smoky spiced, and comforting! Truly, you will never buy baked beans from a can again. Once you try the baked beans from scratch there is no going back.

9. Pumpkin Brownies

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These Pumpkin Brownies by Kirsten Kaminski are super easy to make as you simply throw everything into your food processor and after 30 minutes of baking you have a tray of these delicious goodies!

10. Sweet Gochujang Tempeh Bao

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Homemade bao are truly a treat. These soft and fluffy buns are a little bit sweet and so delicious. Filled with sweet and spicy tempeh and crunchy vegetables, these Sweet Gochujang Tempeh Bao by Francesca Bonadonna make a wonderful snack or light lunch!

Learn How to Cook Plant-Based Meals at Home!

Lemony White Bean Dip

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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