The best vegan protein sources

November is vegan month, so what better time to highlight some of the best ways to get your protein on a vegan diet? Chickpeas To some, chickpeas fall under the category of beans, but we would argue that they deserve a mention all to themselves. Chickpeas are affordable, versatile and absolutely delicious, packing almost 15 grams of protein per cup. They go great in almost any dish, and can be eaten both hot and cold in stews or salads. Not to mention, the chickpea forms the base of hummus, a healthy, high-protein and delectable dip. Beans The first food that many think of when they hear ‘vegan’ is generally beans. There are so many different varieties, like butter beans, black beans, kidney beans and more, that it is almost impossible to get tired of eating beans. Beans are not just a staple for vegans but also in many different cuisines across the world. They are full of nutrients and average about 14-15 grams of protein per cup, making them an incredible healthy addition to any diet. READ MORE: Health benefits of beans Lentils Another member of the legume family to join beans and chickpeas is lentils, which contain roughly 18 … Continue reading The best vegan protein sources