A FIT GAL'S GUIDE TO 15 VEGAN PROTEIN SOURCES

A FIT GAL'S GUIDE TO 15 VEGAN PROTEIN SOURCES

To clarify I am not VEGAN however, I am Vegan-ish. I have started incorporating small changes over time in my diet to avoid certain meats and dairy products and the MOST COMMON question I receive is: "How do you get enough protein". So here I am sharing with you a list of all the MEATLESS ways to include protein in your diet! Everything on this list is from Trader Joe's but can definitely be found at any grocery store

1.  ORGANIC BLACK BEANS 

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1/2 cup = 7 grams of protein

REFRIED BETTER BEANS***

 Sold at most Whole Foods and see store  locator  to find Better Beans near you

Sold at most Whole Foods and see store locator to find Better Beans near you

***Not Sold at Trader Joes: 1/2 cup = 8 grams of protein! 

2. STEAMED LENTILS 

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1/2 cup = 9 grams of protein

3. RAW HEMP SEEDS

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3 tablespoons = 10 grams of protein

4. RAW PUMPKIN SEEDS

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1/4 cup = 9 grams of protein

5. FROZEN PEAS

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1 cup = 7 grams of protein

6. ORGANIC GARBANZO BEANS 

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1/2 cup = 6 grams of protein

7. CHIA SEEDS

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2 tablespoons = 4 grams of protein

8. BROCCOLI 

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2 cups = 5 grams of protein

9. OATS

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1/2 cup of cooked oats = 3 grams of protein OR 1/2 cup of uncooked oats = 5 grams of protein

10. RAW ALMONDS

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1/4 cup = 7 grams of protein

11. QUINOA

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1/4 cup = 5 grams of protein

12. EZEKIAL BREAD

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2 slices of bread = 8 grams of protein

13. ORGANIC 3 GRAIN TEMPEH

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1/2 package = 20 grams of protein

14. EDAMAME

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1/2 cup = 9 grams of protein

15. PEANUT BUTTER

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2 tablespoons = 7 grams of protein

Welcome to my Vegan-ish Protein Filled World!

XoXo, 

Brittney

 

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