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20 Easy Vegan Protein Sources

Getting enough protein is more than achievable on a vegan diet. And there are many easy vegan protein sources that you can choose from. From legumes, grains, nuts and seeds, and even simple seasonings, here are 20 high-protein vegan foods that you can incorporate into your diet today.

 

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1. Artichoke

4g of protein per 1 medium artichoke – 60 calories

 

2. Green Peas

4g of protein per 1/2 cup – 50 calories



3. Brussels Sprouts

4g of protein per 1 cup – 56 calories

 

4. Edamame

11g of protein per 1/2 cup – 127 calories

 

5. Chickpeas

10g of protein per 1 cup – 211 calories

 

6. Lentils

18g of protein per 1 cup – 229 calories

 

7. Black Beans

15g of protein per 1 cup – 227 calories

 

8. Hemp Seeds

3g of protein per 1 tablespoon – 50 calories

 

9. Pistachios

6g of protein per 4 tablespoons – 176 calories

 

10. Almonds

5g of protein per 3 tablespoons – 156 calories



11. Whole Wheat Pasta

12g of protein per 3oz – 296 calories

 

12. Lentil Pasta

18g of protein per 3oz – 304 calories

My favorite brand.

 

13. Quinoa

8g of protein per 1 cup – 220 calories

 

14. Wild Rice

6.5g of protein per 1 cup – 166 calories

 

15. Tofu

12g of protein per 1/2 cup – 90 calories

 

16. Tempeh

15g of protein per 1/2 cup – 160 calories

 

17. Seitan

31g of protein per 1/2 cup – 162 calories

 

18. Soy Milk

7g of protein per 1 cup – 100 calories



19. Pea Milk

8g of protein per 1 cup – 90 calories

My favorite brand.

 

20. Nutritional Yeast

5g of protein per 1 tablespoon – 35 calories

My favorite brand.

 

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What Are Your Favorite Vegan Protein Sources?

Have you tried any of the vegan protein sources mentioned on this list? Anymore that you’d like to add? Share your thoughts in a comment below.

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