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!

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1. High Protein Edamame Fried Quinoa Rice

Vegan High Protein Edamame Fried Quinoa Rice

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Made with only vegetables and quinoa, this “fried rice” dish is loaded with protein from grains and edamame. It’s lightly flavored but easily adapted to what levels of flavor you prefer, while the vegetables are easily changed according to what’s in season. Best of all, this High Protein Edamame Fried Quinoa Rice by Crissy Cavanaugh is a quick and easy meal that won’t leave you hungry!

2. Curry Chickpea Salad

Vegan Curry Chickpea Salad

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This Curry Chickpea Salad by Allison Reynaud is an easy and flavorful spread.  You can use it to top crackers or turn it into a sandwich for a filling lunch.  It can be made in advance so it works great for meal prepping.  Use either vegan mayo or vegan sour cream to make it creamy, curry powder for lots of flavor, red bell peppers for a little sweetness, and sriracha if you want to kick up the heat level.

3. Green Thai Curry Bowls

Vegan Green Thai Curry Bowls

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These Green Thai Curry Bowls by Julie Zimmer make an amazing dinner. The broth is really the center of attention. It packs in flavor, but it’s much lighter than the typical curry broth.

4. Ginger Tofu (Pad Khing)

Vegan Ginger Tofu (Pad Khing)

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This Ginger Tofu (Pad Khing) by Sarah Jansala is perfect for those who love the flavor and heat of ginger, or khing in Thai. This classic quick and simple recipe is influenced by Chinese food. This dish is a comforting, fragrant dish that is healthy and easy to make, it features a unique garlic-mushroom sauce.

5. Baja Fishless Tacos

Vegan Baja Fishless Tacos

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These Baja Fishless Tacos by Rouxbe are the perfect lunch for a summer day. The crispness of the fishless filets, the sharpness and bite from the wine pickled onions and the finishing bright aioli complete this simple Baja favorite.

6. Roast Tomato Hummus Pasta

Vegan Roast Tomato Hummus Pasta

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This Roast Tomato Hummus Pasta by Stephanie Davies is a quick and easy go-to meal and is great for cooking for meal prep!

7. Hearty Chickpea Soup

Vegan Hearty Chickpea Soup

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This Hearty Chickpea Soup by Pascale Naessens is a warm and comforting meal comes together easily and is packed with flavor!

8. Mexican-Inspired Pinto and Quinoa Veggie Burgers

Vegan Mexican-Inspired Pinto and Quinoa Veggie Burgers

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Learn how to make delicious Mexican inspired burgers which are packed full of flavor, nutrients and protein. These Mexican-Inspired Pinto and Quinoa Veggie Burgers by Holly Jade served with homemade guacamole, fresh green jalappeños, tomato, lettuce, red onion, Mexican spiced salsa, all in a seeded bun is so delicious! They’re super quick & easy to make and taste restaurant worthy! These burgers are perfect for a healthy, filling lunch or dinner and would be ideal at a BBQ or event.

9. Flourless Chickpea Brownies

Vegan Flourless Chickpea Brownies

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Flourless chickpea brownies are fudgy and packed full of delicious chocolate flavor.  These Flourless Chickpea Brownies by Maggie Wescott 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.

10. Sausage & Beans on Toast

Vegan Sausage & Beans on Toast

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Although baked beans are very cheap but usually has a lot of added sugar. This Sausage & Beans on Toast by Aaron Calder is still cheap and serves 3-4 with no added sugar!

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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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