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You Will Need
- Beans and lentils
- Veggie burgers, hotdogs, and sausages
- Bulgar wheat
- Soy milk, soy cheese, and soy yogurt
- Nuts and nut butters
- High-protein vegetables
- Hummus (optional)
Add cooked beans -- such as kidney, lima, or navy -- or lentils in place of meat in soups, stews, casseroles, and chili. You can also make bean burgers and lentil burgers for a hearty meal.
Try soy and grain-based protein products like veggie burgers, veggie hotdogs, and veggie sausages.
Incorporate meat substitutes
Incorporate other meat substitutes into your diet, including bulgar wheat, seitan -- a wheat gluten -- tempeh, which is cultured soybeans, quinoa, and tofu.
Substitute dairy in recipes with soy milk, soy cheese, and soy yogurt.
Go nuts! Eating nuts and delicious nut butters daily is a great source of protein for vegans.
Don't forget the veggies
Remember that most vegetables contain some protein, and often a great deal. Some that are particularly high in protein include artichokes, beets, broccoli, peas, potatoes, and spinach.