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. Peanut Butter Mocha Smoothie

Peanut Butter Mocha Smoothie

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This Peanut Butter Mocha Smoothie by Allie Penner is luxurious and energizing. Make this as an afternoon pick-me-up the next time you need a boost! A healthy, energizing smoothie recipe with peanut butter, cocoa, and coffee!

2. Caramel Apple Pie Oats

Caramel Apple Pie Oats

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These Caramel Apple Pie Oats by Tara Sunshine hit the spot every time. They are cozy and creamy with notes of vanilla and cinnamon and gooey caramelized apple.

3. Curry Chickpea Mashed Potato Bowl

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This Vegan Curry Chickpea Mashed Potato Bowl by Shanika Graham-White is the perfect easy weeknight meal! Ready in no time, this flavorful dish comes with a creamy coconut + turmeric-based curry, chickpeas, sweet potatoes, tomatoes, carrots, onions, and spinach; all atop velvety vegan mozzarella and butter mashed potatoes. A killer combo, indeed!

4. Barbecue ‘Ribs’

Barbecue 'Ribs'

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These Barbecue ‘Ribs’ by Yana Christyakova are a work of genius. A combination of textured vegetable protein and vital wheat gluten, they nail the flavor and texture perfectly. They’re meaty, savory, and absolutely amazing when coated in the homemade barbecue sauce. One bite and they’ll become one of your barbecue essentials.

5. Mujadara: Middle Eastern Lentils and Rice with Crispy Onions

Mujadara: Middle Eastern Lentils and Rice with Crispy Onions

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This traditional Lebanese dish, also known as Mujadara, is made with lentils, rice, and crispy golden onions. It’s easy to make and full of flavor and nutrition. You will love Rouxbe‘s Mujadara: Middle Eastern Lentils and Rice with Crispy Onions!

6. Maple Pecan Tahini Fudge

Maple Pecan Tahini Fudge

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This Maple Pecan Tahini Fudge by Tara Sunshine is luscious and creamy with a wonderful maple flavour and a nice little crunch from the pecans.  Bonus is, it’s vegan, paleo, keto, refined sugar free, and packed with healthy fats and protein, too!

7. Peppered Tofu Steaks

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Unseasoned tofu never draws people over to the barbecue—that’s a fact. However, nobody can resist these delicious Peppered Tofu Steaks by VBQ: The Ultimate Vegan Barbecue Cookbook by Nadine Horn and Jörg Mayer —that’s a promise.

8. White Bean Birthday Cake Blondies

White Bean Birthday Cake Blondies

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Sweet, buttery, loaded with sprinkles, and topped with classic vanilla icing. Everyone will be shocked that these White Bean Birthday Cake Blondies by Kris Dee are made with white beans!

9. Quick High-Protein Vegetable Stir-Fry

Quick High-Protein Vegetable Stir-Fry

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This Quick High-Protein Vegetable Stir-Fry by Laura Grosch is an easy dinner idea to “upcycle” leftover veggies and refuel after a workout. The high protein content comes from edamame pasta.

10. Pumpkin Protein Latte

Pumpkin Protein Latte

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For a bolder brew that will help wake you up and keep you going, consider pump-kin up the volume with this quick blend! Whether this Pumpkin Protein Latte by Hannah Kaminsky is served hot or cold, sugary coffee shop concoctions just can’t compete. For a more indulgent experience, consider topping off your mug with whipped coconut cream!

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 inflammation, heart health, mental wellbeing, fitness goals, nutritional needs, allergies, gut health, and more! Unfortunately, dairy consumption also has been linked to many health problems, including acne, hormonal imbalance, cancer, prostate cancer, and has many side effects

For those interested in eating more plant-based, we highly recommend purchasing one of our many plant-based cookbooks or downloading the Food Monster App which has thousands of delicious recipes making it the largest vegan 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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