December 3, 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. Bang Bang Tofu

Vegan Bang Bang Tofu

Source: Bang Bang Tofu

This is a healthier, vegan-friendly spin on the well-known Chinese deep-fried sweet & spicy Bang Bang Chicken. This Bang Bang Tofu by Tara Weir can be made in the oven or air fryer.

2. Moksha Sprouted Salad

Vegan Moksha Sprouted Salad

Source: Moksha Sprouted Salad

This Moksha Sprouted Salad by  Zuzana Fajkusova and Nikki Lefler is easy, nutrient-dense, and great for a quick lunch!

3. Spanish Omelette

Vegan Spanish Omelette

Source: Spanish Omelette

This Spanish Omelette by Aaron Calder is great to make for breakfast!

4. Roasted Potato and Chickpea Salad With Tahini Dressing

Vegan Roasted Potato and Chickpea Salad With Tahini Dressing

Source: Roasted Potato and Chickpea Salad With Tahini Dressing

This Roasted Potato and Chickpea Salad With Tahini Dressing by Caroline Doucet requires little time and ingredients. Simply roast your potatoes and chickpeas, and while they’re roasting, prepare the 4-ingredient tahini dressing. Throw the ingredients together with greens and sprinkle with nutritional yeast for a quick and nutritious meal!

5. Quiche

Vegan Quiche

Source: Quiche

This Quiche by Dominique Ebra is perfect for brunch and to share with friends!

6. Jambalaya

Vegan Jambalaya

Source: Jambalaya

This protein-packed vegan Jambalaya by Sarah Ottino is perfect for a chilly fall or winter day! It’s very filling and will keep you satisfied for hours. It contains 3 different kinds of vegan mock meats to closely mimic traditional jambalaya. This recipe also has beans, mushrooms, and baby corn to pack in some veggies.

7. Maple Chipotle Candied Walnuts

Vegan Maple Chipotle Candied Walnuts

Source: Maple Chipotle Candied Walnuts

These are more than a delicious sweet snack. Use these raw, maple-candied walnuts on a variety of desserts. These Maple Chipotle Candied Walnuts by Rouxbe pair perfectly with slow-roasted beets and cashew cream cheese.

8. Loaded Breakfast Casserole

Vegan Loaded Breakfast Casserole

Source: Loaded Breakfast Casserole

This Loaded Breakfast Casserole by Six Vegan Sisters is great to serve a crowd or to prep in the beginning of the week and enjoy each morning. It’s loaded with tofu, veggies, vegan cheese and spices. Serve it with a slice of toast, Tofu “Bacon” and Sweet Potato Hash for a breakfast that will fuel you for the day.

Reprinted with permission from The Six Vegan Sisters Everyday Cookbook by Six Vegan Sisters, Page Street Publishing Co. 2021. Photo credit: Hayden Stinebaugh

9. Vegetable Protein Steak

Vegan Vegetable Protein Steak

Source: Vegetable Protein Steak

This Vegetable Protein Steak by Yana Chistyakova is meaty, but there’s not an ounce of meat in it — it’s made from a combination of textured vegetable protein and wheat protein that is cooked in vegetable broth and mixed with savory spices. It’s perfect for dinner any day of the week, for date night, and special occasions — just serve it with your favorite sides!

10. White Jackfruit Chili

Vegan White Jackfruit Chili

Source: White Jackfruit Chili

This White Jackfruit Chili by Six Vegan Sisters uses jackfruit in place of chicken. If you’ve never had jackfruit before, it’s a fruit that has a meatlike texture and is great for vegan cooking. The resulting chili is hearty and delicious. We love serving it with tortilla chips!

Reprinted with permission from The Six Vegan Sisters Everyday Cookbook by Six Vegan Sisters, Page Street Publishing Co. 2021. Photo credit: Hayden Stinebaugh

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

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