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10 of Our Top High Protein Plant-Based Recipes From May 2022!


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!

We also highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App — with over 15,000 delicious recipes it is the largest meatless, vegan, plant-based, and allergy-friendly recipe resource to help you get healthy! And, don’t forget to check out our High-Protein Archives!

1. Spicy Lime Bean Snack

Vegan Spicy Lime Bean Snack

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Lima (butter) beans have a hint of buttery taste that makes them easy to eat, like this tasty Spicy Lima Bean Snack by Solla Eiriksdottir. The size of lima beans is perfect for a snack recipe. The bigger the beans are, the better they keep their shape, making them more suitable as a snack. If they’re too small, they tend to get too hard or end up all crumbled. Experiment with the flavor to make your favorite blend. Almost all kinds of cooked beans can be used for this recipe; adjust the baking time according to the bean’s size.

Recipe Text Credit: Excerpted (or Adapted) from VEGAN AT HOME © 2022 by Solla Eiríksdóttir. Reproduced by permission of Phaidon. All rights reserved

2. Cheesy Tofu Scramble Crescent Rolls

Vegan Cheesy Tofu Scramble Crescent Rolls

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The comforting smell of freshly baked crescent rolls on a Sunday morning. These Cheesy Tofu Scramble Crescent Rolls by Jeunesse Pouchet and a warm cuppa coffee or tea are all you need for a lovely, easy morning.

3. Baked Teriyaki Tofu Salad

Vegan Baked Teriyaki Tofu Salad

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This Baked Teriyaki Tofu Salad by Aaron Calder can be a delicious, easy light lunch or a main meal (deluxe recipe) with sweet potato and a few extra ingredients.

4. Lentil and Quinoa Kitchari

Vegan Lentil and Quinoa Kitchari

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This Lentil and Quinoa Kitchari by Rinku Bhattacharya is Indian comfort food that provides strength and energy. It uses the six tastes of Ayurvedic cooking — sweet, sour, pungent, astringent, bitter, and salty, so it leaves you feeling full without the sluggishness. This take on kitchari uses both lentils and quinoa, so it’s packed with protein, but feel free to add a side of rice to make it last!

5. Green Curry with Cannellini Beans

Vegan Green Curry with Cannellini Beans

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This green curry requires only one pot and less than 20 minutes of preparation. This Green Curry with Cannellini Beans by Caroline Doucet is made with broccoli and cannellini beans, but feel free to change the vegetables and legumes to your liking. Serve it with rice or naan bread for a delicious, comforting meal!

6. Spicy Garlic Edamame

Vegan Spicy Garlic Edamame

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If you are a fan of garlic, then you are going to be obsessed with this Spicy Garlic Edamame by Adam Merrin and Ryan Alvarez. The salty edamame is tossed into a hot pan with seared garlic, spicy chili oil, and a splash of tamari to give it a little extra salt. This fiery snack is dangerously addictive – you have been warned.

7. Chickpea Omelet

Vegan Chickpea Omelette

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When I was transitioning to a plant-based diet, dairy substitutes came easy to me, but I could not figure out how to recreate my favorite egg-based dishes. Then some genius figured out that chickpea flour—a staple in many South Asian kitchens—would work. Chickpea flour offers filling protein and plenty of minerals to make it a truly nutritious substitute. This Chickpea Omelette by Desiree Nielsen is one of my favorite breakfasts and it also transitions into a terrific dinner. Once you master it, you can stuff this omelet with any of your favorite fillings—from spinach and tofu feta cheese to roasted red peppers and onions.

8. African-Inspired Chickpea Peanut Stew

Vegan African-Inspired Chickpea Peanut Stew

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This African-Inspired Chickpea Peanut Stew by Jackie Sheehan is a warm peanut stew, perfect for a cozy night in!

9. Stir-fried Tofu Bowl

Vegan Stir-fried Tofu Bowl

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This Tofu Sofrito Bowl by Desiree Nielsen makes the most of those spices sitting in your pantry. Tofu is also a great way to get more protein, which is critical for supporting the immune system and rebuilding gut cells when following a low-FODMAP diet. The sofrito is great on its own but I have added even more flavor and texture with an easy marinated cabbage and diced kohlrabi. These bowls have everything you need to fight inflammation and boost gut health—plenty of veggies, plenty of fiber, and anti-inflammatory nutrients to support healing. This will keep well in the fridge for up to five days, so it is perfect for meal prep.

10. Farmer’s Market Ratatouille With Chickpea Pancakes

Vegan Farmer's Market Ratatouille With Chickpea Pancakes

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These Farmer’s Market Ratatouille With Chickpea Pancakes by Kristen Genton are so tasty when stuffed with vegetables and make this the perfect light lunch or dinner!

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Reducing your meat intake and eating more plant-based foods is known to help with chronic inflammation, heart health, mental wellness, fitness goals, nutritional needs, allergies, gut Health, and more! Unfortunately, dairy consumption has also been linked to many health problems, including acne, hormonal imbalance, cancerand prostate cancer, and have many side effects.

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