10 BEST VEGAN PROTEIN SOURCES

Seitan


Seitan contains no cholesterol and has healthy iron and calcium content, making it a great meat replacement to help you bulk up

Tofu


Tofu has established itself as the king of soy-based vegan proteins—most supermarkets carry it, it can be cooked in a variety of ways

Tempeh


Tempeh to get a full serving of protein. To get the proper amount of nutrition, aim to eat three or four slices to get a serving of protein comparable

Edamame


 Edamame has remained popular in part to its high serving-to-protein ratio and ease of preparation—just steam and shell them and you are ready to get

Lentils


This staple vegan protein source has easily earned its spot on this list. You just need a 3/4 cup of cooked lentils to get a solid nine grams of protein

Chickpeas


The mighty chickpea will provide a wealth of protein to keep you moving through your day. As one of the most protein-packed items on this list

Nutritional yeast


 Nutritional yeast can be sprinkled onto any meal to add an acidic bite, bringing out the flavors of your meal more than you could even expect

Spelt


It can be cooked in the same process as couscous and packs in 25 whole grams of protein per 1 1/2 cups of cooked spel

Hemp seed


Hemp seeds are known to be packed not just with protein, but also healthy fat and you only need two tablespoons of the seed

Green peas


Green peas are a great side dish if you need to up the protein levels in your meal. They also contain high levels of vitamin A and C

Spirulina


 This seaweed has been a vital ingredient in dietary protein supplements for years, and now grocery stores have caught on

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