Some say Protein is as necessary as Oxygen for humans. Might be True but if you are new to this vegan life, then you must be facing a problem to support your protein need. And that’s the reason many of my readers requested me to tell them what are the best vegan protein sources which they can opt to complete their protein needs.
But before we dive into the list of best vegan protein sources, there is a lot of dilemma on the fact that some people say, that being on complete plant based diet can’t fulfill your daily basic requirements.
In fact, some researchers show, that on a pure vegan based diet you can also get sufficient amount of all the nutrient’s and protein required by your body to function properly. With all being said, let’s start the list of Protein Sources for a vegan Person.
Best Vegan Protein Sources
Pretty Low protein content if compared with other vegan protein sources but Rice is always on the list of easy to make food of Vegan People. If you go for High-Quality Brown Rice the protein content boost up to 5 g per 100grams.
One of the most popular vegan protein sources to cover up your protein needs with around 17 grams protein content in it. There are also lots of vegan recipes based on Chia Seeds. Some of them are cover up in this blog too
Check this out: Vegan Chocolate Strawberry Chia Seed Recipe
With high protein content of around 21 grams in per 100 grams, this cheap, Nutritious and super healthy protein source is just made for vegans people out there
One of the edible pulses with high protein content. Lentils pulses are very popular in India and mid eastern countries. You can check out various delicious recipes that these people make from the lentils.
Check this out: Vegan Indian Lentil Pulse Recipe
High Protein content with low fat and cholesterol free, Quinoa can also be one of the vegan protein sources you can look for.
Seitan also known as white gluten is a very high protein content food of around 75 grams of protein content in 100 grams. Again There are many recipes you can make it by this and if you wanna check out some, go for Indian recipes because they have lots of delicious gluten based recipes.
A soy product founded in Indonesia can also be a vegan source of protein as it also contains the normal value of protein by weight ratio. It is made by a natural culturing and controlled fermentation process that binds soybeans into a cake form.
A Member of Cabbage family, Broccoli is quite low in protein content but it is very tasty and healthy to eat as it contains protein, fiber and many other nutrition which can flourish your body and make you more and more healthy.
Not high in protein as it contains about 2 grams of protein in 100 grams, it is high in starch. Although this thing doesn’t contain much protein but believe me by using this thing you can make the unlimited number of vegan recipes any time and in very less time. Potato can be used in any recipe to uplift its texture and flavor.
Edible Plant which you can eat and make tons of new vegan recipes can also be one of the best protein sources you can get in your diet.
Edamame originated in East Asia, is also a great source of vegan protein. You can eat it directly by boiling it in water or make some vegan recipes from it.
12) Peanut Butter
Not to mention peanut butter is one of the most popular butter in the grocery market. it is high in protein and you can directly buy it from any grocery store very easily. Some think that it is one of the best vegan protein sources for the vegan persons.
High in protein food also called as garbanzos pea or garbanzos seed is the another food source which you can add to your diet list to fulfill your vegan protein need.
14) Black beans
Shiny black beans in the shape of a small kidney are very much popular in Canada, USA, and East Asia. It also has large protein content and can be used in many food recipes.
Mushroom is an edible fungus grown above the ground. It is 100% safe to eat vegan food with high protein content.
Buckwheat, also known as common buckwheat, is a plant cultivated for its grain-like seeds and as a cover crop. It is edible and also high in protein content.
17) Ezekiel Bread
Made by using sprouted whole grains, legumes and sometimes seeds. It contains no sugar, no preservatives, and no artificial ingredients, unlike most other commercial breads.
18) Hummus and Pita
Made from cooked, mashed chickpeas or other beans, blended with tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and garlic. It is very popular throughout the Middle East and in Middle Eastern cuisine around the globe.
19) Mycoprotein (Quorn)
Developed to get rid of food shortages, Mycoprotein also called as Quorn in North America. It is also one of the best vegan protein sources you can opt for.
20) Spirulina With Grains
Spirulina represents biomass of cyanobacteria which can be consumed by human is very very high protein source and many vegans are opting for this food despite the fact that on a microscopic level it is made up of bacteria 😀
So, Guys, This is the list of Best Vegan Sources of vegan protein you can choose in your diets. If you know any other sources, you can always leave a comment so that fellow readers can also know about that.