High protein vegan meals (4 recipes = 345g protein)

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HIGH PROTEIN VEGAN MEALS

High protein vegan meals (345g of Protein) !!!! “Where do vegans get their protein,” you ask? In this post, I show you 4 vegan recipes I eat every week to get my protein! I workout 6 days a week so eating meals that are high in protein is a must.

Not only does it fuel your body during your workouts, but eating high protein plant-based recipes helps keep you energized all day + recover quicker!

#1-Tempeh Bolognese Pasta:

you’ll need:

  • 2 sticks of tempeh
  • coconut aminos (optional but recommended)
  • oregano
  • 1 1/2 can tomatoes
  • chili flakes (optional)
  • pasta (I use red lentil pasta from Trader Joes)

Instructions:

  1. start by prepping the tempeh. chop the tempeh into little bits (like bolognese size bits) and sautee for 2 mins, then add coconut aminos + chili flakes and sautee for 5 min
  2. add pasta to boiling water & let cook for 8-10 minutes
  3. once tempeh looks browned, add 1 1/2 cans of tomatoes and crush with whisk (or potato masher if u have that) and let simmer for 2-4 minutes
  4. add oregano to tempeh/sauce mix & stir
  5. drain pasta, add pasta to sauce mix & stir
  6. DONE

#2-Cinnamon Raisin Cookie Protein Balls:

you’ll need:

  • 2 scoops vega vanilla + greens protein powder
  • 1 1/2 cups rolled oats
  • 1 cup almond butter
  • 1/4 cup agave nectar
  • 3 tbsp raisins
  • a dash of cinnamon. (about 1 tsp)

Instructions:

  1. add all ingredients into a large mixing bowl
  2. mix until combined + sticking together
  3. take cookie scoop or spoon & make balls out of the mix
  4. DONE

#3-Pea Protein Veggie Burrito:

you’ll need

  • 1 tortilla
  • 1 cup vegetable rice (I get the frozen pack at Trader Joes)
  • 1 Pea Protein Burger (again, I buy this at Trader Joes… the BEST)

Instructions:

  1. put ingredients into a pan, put the top on & steam for about 5 min
  2. warm-up tortilla
  3. crush up burger & mix into rice
  4. add rice+burger mix to tortilla
  5. add avocado if you have it (highly recommend)
  6. DONE

#4-Coffee Protein Shake:

you’ll need

  • 1 cup macadamia milk (or any nut milk but Mac nut is the best)
  • 1 scoop coffee protein powder
  • 1/4 cup cold brew
  • 1 banana
  • 1-2 cups ice

Instructions:

  1. add ingredients into a blender
  2. blend
  3. DONE

These recipes are super easy + quick to make, which is perfect for anyone who has little time or is always in a rush but wants to eat plant-based / healthy! I love these recipes so much… just because they’re easy to make doesn’t mean they aren’t amazing!

Comment below if you try any of the recipes

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