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The Best Sources of Protein From Plants

 Protein Alternative: The Rise of Plant-Based Meats

What are the best sources of protein in a vegan diet?

Plant-based Protein


By being consciously aware of what you eat, you will discover that plant-based foods contain a lot of good protein. Yes, proteins that can match what humans can get from meat. 

Here is a list of the all-time favorites and you can create as many recipes from them:

  1. Tofu

Vegans love to add tofu as the source of their protein in everyday meals. Apart from the versatility of its taste and texture, anyone can easily cook it in less than 10 minutes. You can make stir-fry tofu with spinach, toasted garlic, and sesame or you can simply fry it and enjoy. Using extra firm tofu, you can make all the dishes that you want. Tofu tastes best with different kinds of herbs and spices. If you want to try a new dessert, buy soft tofu and add caramelized sugar. The taste is really amazing. Eating 4 oz of tofu a day can already provide the one-third daily protein needs of an average woman. You can check the full article on vegan meat here.

  1. Soy Milk

Soy milk is one of the healthiest dairy alternatives. This plant-based milk contains a lot of protein and healthful fats. The beany taste is workable by just adding your favorite fruits such as strawberry, banana, and blueberries. Soya milk is also rich in antioxidants that can protect your body from certain diseases. Many growing businesses can deliver your vegan food at your door-step if you find it hard to source and prepare it for yourself.

  1. Quinoa

Vegans tag quinoa as the “complete protein”. It contains essential amino acids for a healthier body. One cup of quinoa a day can boost your muscle function. It is a perfect replacement for rice, especially if you don’t want to consume too many carbs and get half of the protein you need. You can check this page for more details.

  1. Oats

If you love eating grains, oats are the perfect choice if your focus is to have enough protein in your diet. Also, it offers high amounts of vitamins and minerals. Its bland taste really works well with almost anything you want to add to your bowl of oats. You can go salty and savory with hummus and avocado. You can go sweet with blueberries, raspberries, and strawberries.

  1. Flax Bread

Protein-rich flaxseeds can be added to many dishes to enhance the nutrition of every meal. You can sprinkle as many as you can from drinks to desserts. It is also best to add in baked goodies such as bread and muffins. A load of protein is always on the go.

  1. Alfalfa Sprout

Alfalfa sprouts are very nutritious. It is low in calories so you can add a bunch of alfalfa to your meals. It’s nutty and beany taste is perfect for vegan pizzas, sandwiches, and salads. It can also decrease high cholesterol levels in your body.

  1. Broccoli

Steamed broccoli has this refreshing and fulfilling taste. Broccoli soup is a very popular dish you can try. This vegetable can be added to any grains, oats, and lentils. Broccoli contains protein with every essential amino acid the human body needs. One cup of chopped broccoli has 2.5 g of protein. 

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