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Top 10 Vegan Protein Sources to Add to Your Diet

It’s no secret that the vegan diet is one of the healthiest and most sustainable diets on the planet.

It’s also a diet that people are adopting due to ethical, environmental, and spiritual reasons.

A common question for those who are transitioning to a vegan diet is, what should I be eating as protein sources?

There are many plant-based foods that can provide you with all the protein you need on a vegan diet.

One of them is tofu which has about 10 grams of protein per 100 grams.

Other options include beans, lentils, quinoa, peas, soy milk, and soy yogurt which have about 8-10 grams per 100 grams.

3 Legit Vegan Protein Sources That Will Keep You Satiated and Healthy

1. Tofu

Tofu is a great option, and I will say think of tofu like any other food option, you need to season it. I mean like seriously season it.

Press out the water that is in the tofu upon opening the package and marinate that bad boy like no other.

2. Plant-Based Meat Substitutes

The jury is still out on how healthy plant-based meats are, but I believe "everything in moderation" is a key and it works for me!

Plus, the recipes get profoundly easier with prepackaged meat substitutes. It also can be more filling with a plant-based package of ground be'f boasting 32 GRAMS of protein per serving.

3. Chickpeas

Top tier.

Chickpeas are top tier and very versatile. There are so many ways that chickpeas can be made.

Think of parmesan garlic roasted chickpeas for snacking.

Curry chickpeas and coconut milk as an entree.

Or drained, rinsed and mashed chickpeas from a can, seasoned like tuna salad.

Proteins in Legumes

These options are all really good to add on as side dishes but can be turned into a full meal if you tolerate beans well and know how to season and cook a bit.

Beans and legumes are pretty healthy and clean diet additions.

4. Kidney Beans

5. Lentils

6.Black Beans

Protein TO Sneak in Through Snacks

Would you like to add more plant protein to your day without going through the hassle of making an entire meal?

7. Peanut Butter:

Coming in at 8 grams of protein for every 2 tablespoons serving.

Not a fan of peanut butter? I can't blame you.

Almond butter has roughly the same amount of protein as peanut butter.

There are a bunch of different nut butters to explore.

8. Plain Soy Milk

Soy milk contains 7.9 grams of protein per 1 cup.

Protein in nuts & seeds

9. Chia Seeds, Hemp Seeds and Flax Seeds

This trilogy of superfoods boasts protein as well as omega 3 &6, which are important to overall well-being.

10. Quinoa

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