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. Crispy Black Bean Tacos
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Crispy corn tortillas surround a soft, perfectly-seasoned black bean filling. These Crispy Black Bean Tacos by Mitch and Justine Chapman are super easy to make and taste even better with a drizzle of avocado cream sauce.
2. Peanut Butter Chocolate Bars with Oats
3. Creamy Chickpea Salad with Fresh Herbs
Denise Perrault‘s Creamy Chickpea Salad with Fresh Herbs, luscious cashew dressing, scallions, and celery is a minimal effort vegan picnic salad that won’t wait for warm weather. This refreshing take on vegan potato salad is perfect for plate-piling lunches or dolloping between two slices of toasted bread or piled in homemade pita bread.
4. Strawberry Shortcake Pancakes With Coconut Whipped Cream
This recipe is something to make for a special Sunday morning treat. It’s perfect for those lazy days when you want to take the morning slow and indulge in a fantastic breakfast with the people you love! You have to try Kennedy Kitchings‘ Strawberry Shortcake Pancakes With Coconut Whipped Cream!
5. Smoky Tempeh Scramble
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This Smoky Tempeh Scramble by Nikki and Zuzana is an easy to prepare savory morning meal full of protein and veggies that could easily pass as lunch or dinner. Tempeh is a fantastic plant-based source of easy-to-digest protein that has a delicious nutty flavor and satisfying taste. It’s also very high in magnesium and is known to reduce cholesterol, increase bone density, and promote muscle recovery. The natural smoky flavor in this recipe comes from smoked paprika. If you don’t have this spice on hand, don’t stress it. Simply replace it with whatever spice you like – coriander, cumin or sumac are all great options. Now let’s get cooking…
6. Chai Vanilla Oatmeal
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Cozy up with this Chai Vanilla Oatmeal by Harriet Porterfield. As close as you’ll get to a hug in a bowl. With fragrant spices and a good dose of creamy vanilla, this recipe is a staple for the colder season. Oatmeal doesn’t need to be boring! You can add your favorite toppings and the best fruits of the season. You can save time by prepping this the night before, just leave to soak overnight and heat through in the morning.
7. Weeknight Red Beans and Quinoa
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35-minute weeknight red beans and quinoa with easy ingredients, flavor staples, and your favorite hot sauce for a healthy, plant-based dinner satisfied. You have to try Denise Perrault‘s Weeknight Red Beans and Quinoa!
8. High Protein Rhubarb Oat Bars
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9. Crispy Tofu Strips
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Are you looking for a plant-based version of chicken strips that’s just as satisfyingly crispy? These Crispy Tofu Strips by Planted and Picked have a good bite to them and are great dunked in your favorite dipping sauce!
10. Protein Brownies
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These Protein Brownies by Angie Li are not only delicious, but they are packed with protein! They’re taken to the next level with the addition of a beautiful apple spiral on top! Definitely bring these to your next potluck!
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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