1. Tempeh Reuben Club Sandwich
Wipe the drool away from your mouth and start cooking. Recipe here.
2. Vegan Lemon Fettuccine Alfredo
Holy heaven, the almonds, soy cream cheese, and soy milk add up to 22g of protein in every serving of this creamy, delicious pasta. Recipe here.
3. Kale Salad with Chickpeas and Spicy Tempeh Bits
Between the tempeh, the chickpeas, and the kale, you’ll get more than 19 grams of protein in each bowl. Recipe here.
4. Chickpea and Edamame Salad
Serve this as three large bowls, instead of 4-6 small ones, and you’ll get 18+ grams of protein in each. Recipe here.
5. Quinoa Sushi with Tofu Steaks and Chickpea Bean Egg
The quinoa, tofu, and garbanzo flour do most of the heavy lifting, giving each serving more than 25g of protein. Switch to tempeh and you’ll get a few grams more. Recipe here.
6. Gluten-Free Vegan Protein Bars
Cut these on-the-go breakfast bars according to the recipe and you’ll get 10 with 16g/protein each. Or cut them into 8 bars and get 20g each. The choice is yours. Recipe here.
7. Tofu and Spinach Scramble
Start the day right: with 21g of protein. Recipe here.
8. Moroccan Spiced Sprouted Buckwheat Salad with Preserved Lemon & Toasted Almonds
Instead of making this 6 sides, make it 3 mains, and you’ll get just over 18g/protein in each serving. Recipe here.
9. Vegan Tacos
Two of these bean and soyrizo tacos will deliver a whopping 31g/protein. Fuel up. Recipe here.
10. Cashew Crusted Tofu with Sweet Onion Chutney
This entrée isn’t just pretty to look at: The tofu, cashews, and whole wheat flour mean it has more than 20g of protein in each serving. Recipe here.
11. Grilled Breaded Tofu Steaks with Spinach Salad and Tomato Flaxseed Bread
So much work, yes, but also, so much — more than 25g/serving! — protein. Recipe here.
12. Quinoa Corn Edamame Salad
Unfortunate is the vegan who forgets about the mighty power of corn (16 grams of protein in every single cup!). Recipe here.
13. Curry Tofu Tacos with Pintos & Kale Slaw
Tofu, pinto beans, kale, corn tortillas and avocado all add up to more than 9g/protein per taco. Two make a good meal but three will make an even better one. Recipe here.
14. Peanutty Quinoa Bowls with Baked Tofu
Quinoa, peanut butter, tofu and broccoli all in one protein-packed bowl. Recipe here.
15. Layered Raw Taco Salad
The walnuts and cashews give this dish most of its heft, but use spinach as your base to get to the full 18g. Recipe here.
16. Sun-Dried Tomato, Mushroom, And Spinach Tofu Quiche
You’ll need a double serving here, but that’s fine because it’s delicious (and who only eats one slice of quiche anyway?) Recipe here.
17. Avocado & White Bean Salad
Make this for yourself, get more than 25g of protein. Or split it with a friend, serve with two slices of whole wheat toast (4g/protein each), and get 20g. Win/win. Recipe here.
18. Italian-Style Spaghetti Squash with Tempeh
Broccoli and spinach are both high-protein vegetables, so why not eat them together? Recipe here.
19. Quinoa Lentil Salad
Consider this 4 servings instead of 6 and you’re good to go, with 21g of protein. Recipe here.
20. Tofu Breakfast Tacos
Follow the recipe for 17g of protein, add half an avocado or a cup of spinach to make sure you hit the full 18g. Recipe here.
21. Seitan Panang Curry
Serve over brown rice and you’ll have just over 18g of protein in each serving. Recipe here.
22. Tofu Soba Noodles
Add a solid tablespoon of crushed peanuts to garnish each bowl to get you over the 18g/serving line. Or just call this 3.5 servings instead of 4. Either way. Recipe here.