Spring is officially here, which means you might be craving some more fresh, crispy meals! These meals are made with vegetables but pack a punch from the serving of protein! These high-protein meals will keep you fueled all season long!
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Are you ready to have a week full of delicious vegan food that leaves you nourished and content? Let’s get started!
This week, we’re bringing you high protein spring plant-based meals that are simply delicious for your breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert! And, they are fully vegan and plant-based!
These high protein veggie meals will have you feeling excellent to start your Monday! These meals, such as this delciious bbq and garlic kale bowl, will keep you fueled through the first day of the week!
- Breakfast: Protein-Packed Mixed Fruit Smoothie Bowl by Rachel Pauls, M.D.
- Lunch: Maple and Mustard Glazed Tempeh With Crunchy Pistachios and Scallions by Kim Sujovolsky
- Dinner: BBQ Tofu and Garlic Kale Bowl With Ranch Dressing by Angel McNall
- Dessert: Black Bean Brownies by Jessica Bose
Source: Tempeh Peanut Thai Red Curry
There’s a lot of ways to get in your protein; you don’t have to keep the protein powder at the ready. Rather, you can eat beans, which pack both protein and fiber, to keep you going through the day. These wild rice and hummus collard wraps are a perfect example of how to make high protein meals taste delicious!
- Breakfast: Chicken and Waffles by Gabrielle St. Claire
- Lunch: Wild Rice and Hummus Collard Wraps by Nikki and Zuzana
- Dinner: Tempeh Peanut Thai Red Curry by Vicky Coates
- Dessert: Almond Butter Blondies by Robin Robertson
Chili is a wonderful way to fit in vegetables and eat protein at the same time! This dish comes together for a warm and comforting dish and makes a perfect meal for those random chilly spring days!
- Breakfast: Grilled Asparagus and Smoked Tofu Benedict by Rebekah Waters
- Lunch: Sesame Tofu + Broccoli Salad by Koko Brill
- Dinner: High Protein Tempeh Chili by Allie Penner
- Dessert: Sprinkle Sugar Cookies by Maggie Wescott
Source: Kale Tofu Curry
Adding tofu to spring recipes is another great way to get both your greens and your protein in one delicious meal! However, you can even do the same for dessert. You can use beans, protein powder, or silken tofu to sneak in some extra protein (depending on the dessert!).
- Breakfast: Nutrient Dense Blueberry Smoothie by Daniela Modesto
- Lunch: Spicy Collards and White Beans by Kelly Williams
- Dinner: Spring Ramen by Lena Novak
- Dessert: Almond Butter Chocolate Protein Balls by Julie Van den Kerchove
Happy Friday! Today is a perfect day to celebrate the end of the week! What’s better than tacos for dinner? Tacos are also an easy way to fit in greens and protein together! Whether you’re using a plant-based meat or seitan, tacos pair well with many other veggies and you can even use lettuce as an extra dose of greens to top them off!
- Breakfast: Skillet Sausage Peppers and Roasted Potatoes by Robin Runner
- Lunch: Curried Tempeh Salad Sandwich by Tara Binder
- Dinner: Churrasco-Style Seitan Tacos With Roasted Brussels Sprouts by Travis Piper
- Dessert: Chickpea-nut Butter Ice Cream Cake by Caroline Doucet
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 to many health problems, including acne, hormonal imbalance, cancer, prostate cancer and has many side effects.
For those of you interested in eating more plant-based or even giving one of these vitamin-rich citrus meals a try, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App — with over 15,000 delicious recipes it is the largest plant-based 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.
Here are some great resources to get you started:
- Weekly Vegan Meal Plans
- Plant-Based Health Resources
- 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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