Vegan diets are highly healthy and increase your metabolism rate. Cutting off many food supplements in a vegan diet can lead to protein deficiency. High in protein, vegan foods can help you maintain your body weight. Being vegan has many benefits starting with no animal slaughter and low fat intake. Switching to vegan is the first step you can take toward sustainable living.
Many say muscle building is tough on a vegan diet plan. Plant-based foods are low in protein, but you can increase your daily protein intake with a proper diet plan.
We have got you some easy, high-protein vegan recipes for muscle building to try and enjoy your healthy diet.
- High-Protein Breakfast Shake – Tofu Scramble
You can find many protein shakes in the market; they include added preservatives to increase shelf life. Instead, try making it on your own. For example, grind a banana and add a spoon of peanut butter along with some almond milk or water to make a fresh protein shake.
Take a cup of vegetables and fry it on a low flame, add some scrambled tofu, and season it with salt, pepper, and olive oil for a tasty protein breakfast.
- Red Pepper and Chickpea Salad
This is an easy high-protein vegan recipe for bodybuilding. Roast some diced bell peppers in olive oil and add a cup of previously soaked chickpeas. Season it with your choice of seasoning, and add apple cider vinegar for dressing.
- Southwestern Quinoa Power Bowl
Boil a cup of quinoa with one and a half cups of water to a boil; add a spoon of oil while it’s still boiling. Add some mashed potatoes, onion, and adobo seasoning. Add veggies of your choice and boil them for 10 minutes. Cool it down and dress with cilantro, honey, and coconut oil seasoning.
- Tempeh Joes
Roast some onion, jalapeño, and garlic; add tempeh and tomato paste, and cook until it’s evenly coated. Add some vinegar, sriracha, and soy sauce; cook on low heat until the base crusts. Now add scrambled tofu and season it with salt and black pepper. Serve with burger buns and chips.
- Vegan Chili
Looking for a high protein diet for weight loss in vegetarians?? Check out this recipe. Mix some crumbled tofu with soy, chili powder, and paprika. Bake it in a preheated oven for 30 mins. Prepare chili by roasting onions in olive oil and black beans. Add seasoning and tomato paste and boil for 30 minutes. Add tofu and mix it in; serve with tortillas, zucchini, and chips.
- Seitan Stir-Fry
Blend a bowl of beans and soak for 5 mins. Drain and dry, toss into corn flour, and fry until golden brown. Season some onions, garlic, and pak choi in the wok and serve with some noodles.
- High–Protein Pasta
Finding high in protein vegan foods in India was hard until brands like Pink Harvest started making high-protein pastas. You can easily cook them by adding your favorite vegetables and enjoying them daily.
- Hemp Energy Balls
Energy balls are a perfect source of high protein, low-carb vegetarian foods. Add a cup of dates, oats, and a cup of hemp hearts and grind it. Mix the paste with cinnamon powder and vanilla extract and roll it into balls. Dip them in dry grated coconut and serve.
- Sweet Vegan Nut Butter Spread
Nut spreads taste awesome with beards. So let’s make some; get a cup of your favorite nuts and some coconut oil, and grind it to a fine paste. Add a spoon of unsweetened cocoa and enjoy.
- Peanutty Quinoa Bowls with Baked Tofu
Whip some peanut butter, lime juice, water, tamari, sugar, and ginger in a small bowl. Mix in the quinoa and veggies. Season with salt and serve.
- Low Carb Broccoli Slaw Stir Fry
If you want a high-in-protein vegetarian meal, try this recipe. Toss some tofu and veggies in a pan and season them. Add broccoli stems and cook for a minute and serve.
- Vegan Protein Pancakes
Take some pancake batter, mix a spoon of whey protein, and make pancakes. Serve with some salted peanut butter sauce.
- Vegan Chili Sin Carne
Heat some oil, add onion, garlic, cumin, sweet paprika, and red pepper. Cook for 4 mins, add tomatoes and beans and cook until softened. Top it with cilantro and avocado.
- Aromatic Lentil Soup
lentil soups are a perfect high protein food for weight loss. Start roasting some garlic and black pepper. Boil some tomatoes and tamarind and extract the puree. Add a cup of boiled dal, add salt and then boil again. Serve with some oil tossed with curry leaves and cilantro.
- Lentil Shepherd’s Pie
Cook some potatoes and lentils, add some onions and carrots to a pan, and saute till golden brown. Add lentils and season it; add chopped tomatoes and soy sauce and stir. Add an even layer of mashed potatoes on top and bake until the top is crisp enough.
- Chipotle and Sweet Potato Stew
Heat the oil, add the onions, garlic, chipotle, and cumin, and saute. Now add some sweet potatoes and boil for 10 minutes. Grind all these to a puree and top it with some fresh yogurt and cilantro.
- Simple Tempeh Salad
Roast some onion and bell pepper in a pan; add tempeh and roast till crisp. Now add some sriracha and any salad dressing and ladle it into bowls. Serve with some sliced lettuce and cilantro.
Vegan diets are healthier for you and the environment. We hope you found the yummiest high-protein vegetarian diet plan Indian from these recipes. We would love to support you on your journey towards sustainable living.