High protein recipes with 2-4 ingredients, easy to make and store for grab and go energy. Vegan, gluten-free, refined-sugar-free, and full of protein and fiber from certain high protein foods including white beans, spirulina and even veggies.
8 Easy High Protein Snacks
Do you get enough protein? I bet that question comes up often if you are plant-based. But if you eat a varied diet, you probably do. To help you along, though, here are 9 protein recipes that use protein ingredients that supply nearly all the essential amino acids your body needs to keep things growing and running smoothly.
Protein sources such as white beans and spirulina are the main protein sources in these super easy recipes, most of which are two and three ingredients only. The resulting snacks make perfect workout or energizer treats to store in the freezer and grab-and-go!
Spirulina supplies 8 grams of protein per 2 tbsp, and white beans supply 24 grams per cup. You can always add chia seeds (4 grams per 2 tbsp) and hemp seeds 11 grams per 2 tbsp) to up the protein further.
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Dee Dine is founder of Green Smoothie Gourmet, a plant based recipe blog, and author of the recent cookbook, Crazy Healthy with 4 Ingredients . On this blog you’ll find incredibly easy recipes with hidden veggies for anyone wanting to eat healthier, regardless of diet. Dee has graduate degrees in immunological nutritional studies and journalism. More about Dee Dine here.