Chris Ritter / BuzzFeed 1. Bean, Kale, and Egg Stew Via foodnetwork.com Between the kidney beans, kale, egg, and cheese, each serving dishes up a solid 28 grams of protein. Get the recipe here. 2. Cashew Noodles with Broccoli and Tofu wholefoodsmarket.com Craving pasta? No problem, just add tofu, cashews and broccoli and you don't have to feel bad about indulging. Recipe available here. 3. Black Bean, Arugula, and Poached Egg Stuffed Sweet Potatoes Via howsweeteats.com Between the black beans, the egg, and mmm... Fontina cheese (7 grams of protein per ounce), this gloriously stuffed sweet potato will leave both your mother and your trainer equally impressed. Recipe available here. 4. Peanutty Quinoa Bowls with Baked Tofu ohmyveggies.com Combine quinoa with peanut butter, tofu, and broccoli for this powerhouse of lunches. Check out the recipe here. 5. Black Bean Salad foodnetwork.com Give yourself hefty portions (or add some jack cheese) to up the protein in this filling salad. Recipe available here. 6. Vegetarian Shepherd's Pie With Seitan William Abranowicz / Via epicurious.com I know seitan feels like tofu's weirder cousin, but with about 20 grams of protein per serving, it's totally worth trying. Recipe available here. 7. Vegan Chili Oliver Parini Every good vegetarian needs a bean chili recipe in their arsenal. Just remember: Do all your eye rubbing before chopping the jalapeños. Recipe available here. 8. Bean-Kale Burgers With Sweet Potato Wedges foodnetwork.com Pinto beans, kale, and jack cheese mean you get all the protein you gave up in beef, without all the heart disease, fat, and ethical implications. Recipe available here. 9. Brown Butter, Peas, and Mint Omelette Yossy Arefi With 8 grams of protein in every cup, frozen peas can do more for your sore muscles than just ice them. Recipe available here. 10. Parmesan Broth with Kale and White Beans smittenkitchen.com Yes, you can make broth out of cheese. Add some kale and white beans and BOOM: protein soup. Recipe available here. 11. Egg in a Basket Grilled Cheese with Asparagus cookingstoned.tv Perfect for impressing the vegetarian you're waking up next to, the egg (6g), Gruyère (10g), and asparagus (2g), makes this breakfast perfect for fueling up for round two. Wink. Recipe available here. 12. Crock Pot Lentil Vegetable Barley Soup fullmeasureofhappiness.com Lentils (50g/cup), split peas (48g/cup), and barley (23g/cup), all in one easy-to-make, throw-it-all-in-the-crock-pot meal. Can I get an amen? Or maybe just the recipe. 13. Corn Meal and Oat Waffle Mix Tina Rupp Sick of eggs for breakfast? Oats and corn meal will take care of you. Recipe available here. 14. Barley Risotto with Beans and Greens smittenkitchen.com Barley risotto: perfect for the ambitious, healthy-ish vegetarian cook. Recipe available here. 15. Vegan Tacos bonappetit.com Besides the beans, this recipe also uses soy chorizo (9g/serving) just in case you miss the real thing. Recipe available here. 16. Vegetarian Split Pea Soup Recipe 101cookbooks.com Start your meal with this protein-heavy soup and feel free to indulge in pure carbs for the rest of it. Recipe available here. 17. Leek, Artichoke, and Lentil Mung Bean Linguine shape.com This dish is not just high in protein (20g/serving), it's also gluten-free and vegan, making it perfect for even the pickiest of eaters. Recipe available here. 18. Baked Tofu and Quinoa With Chickpeas and Spinach kokolikes.com This is what you serve your carnivorous friends who tell you you're not getting enough protein. Between the tofu, the quinoa, and the chickpeas, each serving packs in more than 32 grams. Recipe available here. 19. Meatless Meatloaf with Mushroom Gravy foodnetwork.com Tofu, oats, walnuts, and eggs all make this a ridiculously protein-y alternative to boring old meatloaf. Get the recipe here. 20. Italian-Style Spaghetti Squash with Tempeh wholefoodsmarket.com Tempeh's not for everyone, but with 31 grams of protein per cup, the dense, nutty meat alternative is worth trying at least once. Get the recipe here. 21. Trisha Yearwood's Black Bean Lasagna foodnetwork.com OK, so you'll need to use whole wheat pasta and have a large serving to get the full 18g of protein, but when a country music legend shares a recipe, you do what you gotta do to make it work. Get the recipe here.