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 went through the Food Monster App and found 10 of our favorite high-protein vegan recipes from August 2019!
Don’t forget to check out our Vegan Protein Archives!
1. Freezer-Friendly Breakfast Burritos
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These Freezer-Friendly Breakfast Burritos from Compassionate Cuisine by Linda Soper-Kolton and Sara Boan are easy, hearty, and fun, packing a whopping 20 grams of protein each, which will help you power through your busy mornings. They’re also economical. Not a fan of tofu? Substitute crumbled tempeh. Need a soy-free option? Substitute crumbled seitan. Make the spice blend in advance to save time—double the recipe to keep extra on hand for spicing up a basic tofu scramble or roasted potatoes. It’s seriously delicious!
2. Curried Lentil Hummus
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This Curried Lentil Hummus by Harriet Porterfield is THE perfect protein fueled dip. No chickpeas? No problem! This hummus is made with lentils instead of chickpeas, which makes for a super creamy and filling dip. Gently flavored with my fave spices, for a taste that will have you dipping for more! Delicious with fresh veggies and pitta bread, or as a sandwich and wrap filling.
3. Spirulina Smoothie Bowl
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Spirulina adds beautiful color to everything – not to mention the crazy good health benefits! You’ll start your day off right when you have this delicious Spirulina Smoothie Bowl by Kennedy Kitchings for breakfast.
4. Homemade Country Breakfast Sausage Gravy
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This recipe for Homemade Country Breakfast Sausage Gravy by Helyn Dunn is pretty simple, given its extraordinary flavor and texture profile. It does use quite a bit of cashews for the sauce part of the gravy, so you’ll get in those healthy fats in addition to your protein!
5. Cookie Dough Chocolate Crunch Protein Bars
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These Cookie Dough Chocolate Crunch Protein Bars by Vicky Coates may be the best ever vegan cookie dough protein bars ever made! With a crispy chocolatey buckwheat base and a soft cookie dough layer on on top, you might even want these vegan cookie dough protein bars for dessert. The smooth dark chocolate and peanut butter with the crunchy buckwheat puffs is a match made in heaven – they’ll be your new go-to protein bars for sure!
6. Crockpot Quinoa Lentil Tacos
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There’s never a bad time to break out the crockpot, especially when you’re using it to make these Crockpot Quinoa Lentil Tacos by Crissy Cavanaugh! Full of flavor and protein, these will be an awesome dinner that’s convenient to make on busy nights.
7. Beer Cheese Black Bean Burger
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You have to try this homemade Beer Cheese Black Bean Burger from Gabrielle St. Claire. The burgers are made from seasoned black beans, mushrooms, and plenty of herbs; they’re topped with creamy beer cheese sauce, plus crunchy onion rings. While the ingredients to this homemade black bean burger are varied, the steps are easy-peasy. It’s the ultimate comfort meal. You’ll feel like you’re at the pub without even having to leave the comfort of your home!
8. Cinnamon Quinoa Protein Cereal Bowl
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This Cinnamon Quinoa Protein Cereal Bowl by Michele Elizabeth is so simple to make, vegan and gluten free, healthy and packed with protein and flavor! The nutty quinoa mixed with cinnamon and nut butter is just so super yum and warming!
9. Simple Crab Cakes
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These Simple Crab Cakes by Andrea Telatovich taste JUST like real seafood-filled crab cakes -it’s all in the style of preparing the jackfruit and chickpeas. Everyone will love these amazing and easy crab cakes, vegans and non-vegans alike!
10. Peanut Tofu Stir-Fry
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Bursting with flavor and coated in a tasty peanut butter sauce, this Peanut Tofu Stir-Fry by Vicky Coates avoids excessive saturates and sugars found in many takeaway dishes! Tofu is such a great source of protein and when paired with the black bean spaghetti and peanut sauce you get a whopping 30g of Protein with this meal. It’s the perfect heathy alternative and doesn’t sacrifice any of the flavor. Everyone at the dinner table will want seconds of this peanut tofu stir-fry!
Hungry for more? Check out 10 of Our Best Meatless High-Protein Recipes From July 2019! Don’t forget to check out our Food Monster App, which is available for iPhone, and can also be found on Instagram and Facebook. The app has more than 15,000 plant-based, allergy-friendly recipes, and subscribers gain access to new recipes every day. Check it out!
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