A fun addition to your plant-based diet shopping list, artichokes are bursting with zesty flavor, and really add to a bowl of veggies. They’re also rich in protein, boasting 4 grams in half a cup. Take a look at these 10 Mouthwatering Artichoke Recipes.
Asparagus brings a deep hue of green and a rich flavor to meals, while also providing 4 grams of protein per cup, as well as vitamin B6, potassium, and folate. If you love a bowl of veggies, try this Roasted Asparagus & Peppers recipe.
Mushrooms’ meaty texture and supreme juiciness when cooked make for a great alternative to meat. There’s so much flavor, eating them alone, like in this Clean Eating Oven Roasted Mushrooms is sure to curb your craving for a bite of beef.
Fill up on oats in the morning to get a healthy dose of protein, so you can feel energized and satisfied all morning long. Try these 7 Healthy Oatmeal Recipes to Brighten Up Your Morning.
Perhaps a lesser known grain, amaranth offers a sweet and nutty flavor. It’s also packed with protein, offering 6 grams per cup. Some of these 7 Clean-Eating Breakfast Cereals feature amaranth.
Use buckwheat flour if you have a gluten intolerance. It will give you the protein and magnesium you need for energy and vitality. These Strawberry Rhubarb Buckwheat Bars will make you swoon.
Teff may be tiny in stature, but it packs a punch in protein content, with 7 grams per 1/4 cup. It’s great for the gluten free diet. Check out these Tips for Great Gluten-Free Cooking.
27. Flax, Chia, and Hemp Seeds
These small seeds are bursting with omega-3 fats, iron, magnesium, and fiber. Add them to your morning smoothie, sprinkle on a salad, or bake into your cookies. Change up your breakfast with this Mango Chia Breakfast Bowl.
28. Sunflower Seeds
Rich in vitamin E, sunflower seeds are a great snack for increasing energy and focus. This Sunflower Lentil Dip is a must try.
Walnuts are a wonderful source of vitamin E, magnesium, and omega-3 fats. You can even grind them down to make a replacement for meat in tacos. Add some crunch to your salad with this Avocado & Grape Salad with Walnuts.