CategoryProtein in Diet

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...

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...

Hemp Protein Amino Acid Profile

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Hemp is a common ingredient in many vegan protein powders. The following chart shows a typical hemp protein’s amino acid profile. Essential amino acids have a little asterisk next to their names. This graph was generated using our amino acid profile comparison tool. (Data Source) Complete List of Hemp’s Amino Acids It might be easier to read in table form. Essential amino acids are again...

Whey Protein Amino Acid Profile

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Although not vegan, I noticed it was a bit of pain to find a simple amino acid profile when researching similar for plant proteins. So I put together this page, plus it’s nice to compare whey to other protein sources. The graph below was generated using our amino acid profile comparison tool, it shows a typical amino acid profile for whey. Essential amino acids have a little asterisk next to...

Spirulina Amino Acid Profile

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I’ve plotted a typical spirulina amino acid profile below, the essential amino acids have a star beside them (*). This plot was created with our amino acid profile comparison tool. (Data Source) Complete List of Spirulina’s Amino Acids In case it’s a bit tough to see the names on the chart, here’s the data in table form instead.   % of total amino acids Alanine 7.9 Arginine 7.3...

Soy Protein Amino Acid Profile

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The amino acid profile of any protein source will vary based on the sample use. The table below is pulled from this study where researchers looked at 44 strains of soybeans throughout Arkansas. It shows the range of each essential amino acid, alongside the amino acid profiles of egg and milk protein. In some cases the ranges are quite large, showing that there can be significant variation between...

Pea Protein Amino Acid Profile

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The following graph shows a the typical amino acid profile of pea protein. Essential amino acids have a little asterisk next to their names. This graph was generated using our amino acid profile comparison tool. (Data Source) It might be easier to read in table form with just the amino acids. The “complete protein” column shows you the minimum percent of total protein a specific...

Quinoa Amino Acid Profile

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The following graph shows a typical quinoa amino acid profile. The essential amino acids are marked with a small asterisk next to their names. This chart was generated using our amino acid profile comparison tool. (Data Source, 2) It might be easier to read in table form. Essential amino acids are again marked with an asterisk (*).   % of total amino acids Alanine 4.6 Arginine 10.4 Aspartic...