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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Here are 10 of our favorite high-protein vegan recipes from January 2020
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1. Proper Baked Beans
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Baked beans are always something to get excited about. Sweet, saucy beans served on white toast slathered with margarine: so delicious, but hardly the most nutritious start to the day. This Proper Baked Beans recipe by Olivia Andrews has a few veggies snuck in for a slightly healthier version!
2. Smoked Tofu Rice And Barley Risotto
This Smoked Tofu Rice And Barley Risotto recipe by Jenny Marie uses both rice and barley for added texture, and chunky chestnut mushrooms for bite. As per my previous recipes with smoked tofu, it is a must as it takes the place of smoked fish. You also don’t want to crumble it too finely for the same reason.
3. Rhubarb-Marinated Tofu Steaks
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This Rhubarb-Marinated Tofu Steaks by Heather Thomas is a meatless barbecue recipe that highlights one of the most robust vegetables to be harvested in spring, rhubarb. It marries well with spices and soy sauce to make a suitably tangy marinade.
4. Vegan Protein Chocolate Shake
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Chocolate is good for the soul, and therefore, so is this Vegan Protein Chocolate Shake by Peffe Stahl. This smoothie makes a wonderful pre-workout or post-workout refuel, or even a great smoothie to enjoy in your day. It’s chocolatey and the small bit of cinnamon brings out all the flavors in this simple smoothie!
5. High-Protein Mushroom Sandwich With Spicy Aioli
M.A.L.T., mushroom, avocado, lettuce, tomato, is a vegan version of a classic sandwich-so simple but so delicious! Roasted mushrooms add a meatiness to this dish and have a succulent, earthy flavor. The spicy and slightly creamy aioli that goes on it is honestly what ties this whole thing together! Plus, this High-Protein Mushroom Sandwich With Spicy Aioli by Rachel Carr packs in 30 grams of protein per serving!
6. White Bean and Walnut Cookies
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These vegan White Bean and Walnut Cookies by Yana Chistyakova you will love, they do not have any added fats (no oil, no margarine), since we are going to substitute them with white beans. It is an excellent and different way of incorporating legumes into your diet and also of masking them.
7. Czech-Style Vegan Potato Salad
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A classic Czech potato salad made vegan! This creamy Czech-Style Vegan Potato Salad by Nikki and Zuzana is easy to make and requires only a few simple ingredients. It is plant-based (dairy-free, egg-free), oil-free (no mayo), nutrient-rich and packed with plant protein!
8. Teriyaki Cauliflower and Kale Stir Fry
This tasty Teriyaki Cauliflower and Kale Stir Fry by Jackie Newgent is packed with plant-based goodness, but none of the added sugar. This recipe gets a punch of natural sweetness from pure pineapple juice, a spicy kick from red hot chili pepper, and extra zing from a generous amount of fresh ginger. The only thing missing is some protein — so try pairing it with your favorite grain!
9. 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!
10. Warming Turmeric Baked Oats Recipe
This Warming Turmeric Baked Oats Recipe recipe by Hayley Canning is so delicious and will provide so much nutrition to start your day off in the best way. This recipe is suitable for vegans, gluten free and contains no refined sugar. Warming spiced turmeric baked oats for a nourishing and satisfying breakfast!
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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! Dairy consumption also has been linked many health problems, including acne, hormonal imbalance, cancer, prostate cancer and has many side effects.
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- Weekly Vegan Meal Plans
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- 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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