12 Vegan Foods With More Protein Than a Burger

Sarah Von Alt|
June 14, 2016
12 Vegan Foods With More Protein Than a Burger

Meat comes from suffering animals. So skip the burger and include these protein-rich plant-based foods in your diet:

• 1 Beast Burger from Beyond Meat (23 g)

Throw one of these bad boys on the grill!

• 1 cup lentils (18 g)

Lentils are everything. Recipes here.

• ¼ cup peanut butter (16 g)

In case you needed a reason to add more peanut butter to your diet!

• ½ cup chickpeas (19 g)

Hummus, anyone?

• 4 seven grain crispy tenders from Gardein (16 g)

Delicious AND nutritious!

• 1 cup baked beans (14 g)

It doesn’t get much easier than this.

• 1 cup tofu (20 g)

Not only is tofu loaded with protein; it’s a great source of calcium too!

• ½ cup sunflower seeds (14 g)

Another excellent protein-dense snack!

• 2 cups cooked quinoa (16 g)

Use any way you’d use rice!

• 1 cup dry macaroni (14 g)

There you have it: another reason to eat more pasta!!

• 1 Field Roast Italian sausage (25 g)

Great in pasta or on the grill!

• ½ cup almonds (15 g)

It doesn’t get much easier than this.

For more plant-based health tips and recipe ideas, click here.

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