CategoryProtein

6 High Protein Vegan Tofu Recipes

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I never tried tofu until I went vegan, and always thought it was gross. Turns out, I was missing out. Tofu is the base for so many high protein recipes, and has an amazing nutritional profile. I collected more than 150 high protein vegan recipes. I’ve listed 6 of the best ones here to make sure you can eat all your tofu before it goes bad. If you’d like to see more, follow that link above, and...

5 High Protein Vegan Soup Recipes

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Soup is a great comfort food, and really nice in the winter if you live in a chilly climate. Even if a soup isn’t typically or always vegan, like miso soup, you can make a vegan version of just about any soup. It’s very versatile, soup fits nicely as a side dish or as a high protein vegan dinner of its own. In the process of finding over 150 high protein vegan recipes, I came across several...

Nuzest Clean Lean Vegan Protein Powder Review [Detailed Test]

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Flavors: Several, including unflavored, vanilla, chocolate, coffee Nuzest was the 23rd vegan protein powder that I tested on my quest to find the best tasting vegan protein powder. I can sum up Nuzest’s protein powder really easily: It would be THE best overall, except that it’s very expensive. If money isn’t a factor for you, then it’s probably the best option you’ll find. Otherwise...

7 Nutritious High Protein Vegan Dinner Recipes

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It’s not too difficult to find high protein vegan snacks, but it can be tricky to find good dinner recipes that are high in protein. Lucky for you, I have a bunch. I’ve put together a list of 7 of the best high protein vegan dinner recipes that I know of, but you can find more by going to my massive list of high protein vegan recipes and filtering just for “meals”. 1. Easy Vegan Chili Sin Carne...

7 High Protein Vegan Recipes With No Soy

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Go look at any list of high protein vegan recipes, and you’ll see the same ingredients… Tofu, tempeh, edamame, and other soy-derived products. If you don’t like soy, want to limit your intake, or are allergic to it, it’s rough. To solve this problem, I put together a huge list of over 150 high protein vegan recipes, but with a twist. If you don’t like soy, go to filter above the table that...

7 High Protein Vegan Snack Recipes

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It’s always a nice bonus when your snacks have a good amount of protein so that you don’t have to rely on always having a high protein vegan dinner. Before writing this post, I collected over 150 high protein vegan recipes, many of which were snacks. If you go to that post, you can use the filters to only show snack recipes (hide the side dishes and meals/dinners). So that’s what I did, and the 7...

Does Vegan Protein Powder Cause Kidney Stones?

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If I had to give you a yes or no answer, I’d say that no, vegan protein powder does not cause kidney stones, especially for most vegan powders. But the whole kidney stone issue is pretty complicated. To be as brief as possible, I’ve only focused on the parts potentially related to vegan protein powders. So there’s a lot glossed over out of necessity. If you’re interested in this topic because of...

Where Can You Buy Plant Based Protein Powder? – The Complete Guide

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Protein powder makes like for vegans and vegetarians so much easier, whether it’s for after a workout to build muscle, or just get a bit of extra protein. Finding vegan protein powder isn’t as difficult as it used to be, although there are still many more options for casein and whey protein powder out there. But, if you’re new to using it, I completely understand why you might not know...

Is Whey Protein Isolate Vegan Friendly?

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​Short answer: No. Whey protein isolate powder is NOT vegan friendly. Slightly longer answer, but still pretty short: Whey is a derivative of the cheese-making process. Protein is extracted from it and packaged into a powdered form to sell as a protein isolate powder. Technically, you can extract protein from whey that is made while creating a vegan cheese. However, I’ve yet to see a...

Milk Amino Acid Profile

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The following graph shows a typical dairy milk protein amino acid profile. It’s basically the combination of whey and casein, all in one. This graph was generated using our amino acid profile comparison tool. (Data Source) Here’s the data in table form if you prefer. Essential amino acids are marked with an asterisk (*).   % of total amino acids Alanine 3.4 Arginine 3.1 Aspartic Acid 7.4...