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. Hearty High-Protein Lentil, Kidney Bean, and Chickpea Chili

Vegan Hearty High-Protein Lentil, Kidney Bean, and Chickpea Chili

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Loaded with lentils, kidney beans, and chickpeas, this Hearty High-Protein Lentil, Kidney Bean, and Chickpea Chili by Logan Dunn & Lexus Osman is low in fat while being very high in pure plant-based protein! This will help to keep you fuller longer and less inclined to grab at that bag of potato chips later on in the evening.

2. Flourless Chickpea Brownies

Chickpea brownies

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Flourless Chickpea Brownies by Maggie Wescott are fudgy and packed full of delicious chocolate flavor. These protein-packed brownies make a healthy dessert or snack any time of the day! Chickpeas are a fairly neutral-flavored bean and once combined with all the other ingredients there isn’t a hint of bean anywhere.  These brownies are dense and fudgy, with the perfect amount of sweetness from the maple syrup and dark chocolate.

3. Miso Beetroot Hummus

Miso Beetroot Hummus

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A Japanese-Mediterranean fusion marked by vibrant colors — who knew miso and beetroot would come together to make the perfect hummus? This Miso Beetroot Hummus by George Lee so addictively rich and umami! Miso is honestly the ultimate magic ingredient. Its paste-like consistency not only helps bind everything together, but has a salty, umami flavor that will add depth and meatiness to pretty much anything. If you haven’t been adding miso to your vegan dishes, you are seriously missing out!

4. Fudgy Skillet Black Bean Protein Brownie

Fudgy Skillet Black Bean Protein Brownie

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This Fudgy Skillet Black Bean Protein Brownie by Lenny Wu is loaded with plant-based protein. Healthy and delicious – it’s the best of both worlds.

5. Red Lentil Tikka Masala

Red Lentil Tikka Masala

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Everything about this Red Lentil Tikka Masala by Kristen Genton is wonderful. The flavors are on point, the texture on point, the satisfaction on point … everything! Red lentils are cooked in a creamy, spicy sauce that will delight your palate and keep you full. Plus, it cooks in just 30 minutes! Such a delicious and filling meal––you have to try it!

6. Protein-Packed Mixed Fruit Smoothie Bowl

Protein-Packed Mixed Fruit Smoothie Bowl

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Bored with your usual smoothie and want to try something you eat with a spoon? A smoothie bowl is the perfect solution! This Protein-Packed Mixed Fruit Smoothie Bowl by Rachel Pauls, M.D. is packed with protein from the yogurt, nut butter, protein powder, and oats. It is so creamy and delicious, and my kids adore it. FODMAP fact: Although raspberries, blueberries, and strawberries are wonderful low-FODMAP berry choices, stay away from blackberries, as they are not low-FODMAP.

7. Dark Chocolate Chunk Nut Butter Blondies

NUT BUTTER BLONDIES

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These Dark Chocolate Chunk Nut Butter Blondies by Angelina Papanikolaou are such a (healthy) treat! Do you see those perfect little squares? That chocolate? The popped quinoa? GUYS, how can “health food” taste so good?! The popped quinoa is also awesome. It gives the bars a great crunch and a boost of protein.

8. Mung Bean Coconut Asparagus Soup

Mung Bean Coconut Asparagus Soup

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Mung beans are one of the best plant-based sources of protein. Additionally, these beans are rich in antioxidants, magnesium, potassium, iron, fiber, and folate which are all nutrients that help our bodies to function optimally. This Mung Bean Coconut Asparagus Soup by Trudy Geneus is the perfect way to consume this amazing ingredient. This soup is delicious, hearty, and will keep you satisfied for hours.

9. Pumpkin Protein Bars

Pumpkin Protein Bars

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So it started.. the pumpkin recipes! And what better way to start than these Vegan Pumpkin Protein Bars by Vicky Coates! They’re a yummy and filling afternoon snack that goes great with a good cup of tea!

10. Tempeh Tacos

Tempeh Tacos

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These Tempeh Tacos by Rouxbe have a satisfying texture and rich flavor that pairs well with black beans, salsa and guacamole.

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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.

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