You don’t have to be vegetarian or vegan to appreciate a decent meat free meal. Working other sources of protein into your diet can help to break up the old routine, inject some creativity into the kitchen, and even save you some money.
If you have recently decided to go vegetarian or vegan, maybe you’re finding it difficult to know where to get your protein? The sources have been there the whole time, and it’s time you discovered them.
We’ve rounded up a few of our favourite meat free, protein rich recipes from around the web, but first, if quick inspiration is all you’re after, here are some of the best sources of meat free protein:
Nuts and seeds
Also packed with vitamins and minerals, as well as healthy fats
Peanut butter is good, but don’t forget to check out almond butter and cashew, too
Mix with other cheeses, beans and spinach, and you’ve got the makings of an awesome lasagne
Great any time of day, and ca be used to supplement your protein needs while you get to grips
Loaded with protein, as well as essential vitamins and minerals
Just like beans, and just as versatile. Try them with salads and in lasagne
10 of our favourite meatfree protein recipes