When lentils do not work, quinoa saves the situation. This superfood that is highly underrated can help you increase your protein intake, providing 8 grams per cup.
Quinoa is also fortified with fiber, B-vitamins, magnesium, iron, calcium, and potassium. Most importantly, it is gluten-free.
Start your day off right with high protein breakfast like roasted or steamed asparagus and a bowl of quinoa. Think it is too much? Nope.
This breakfast will fill you up without loading you up with fat and empty calories, boost your energy and prevent protein deficiency. A cup of asparagus will provide you with around 3 grams of protein and 3 grams of fiber.
When people hear the word combo ‘vegan-friendly,’ they tend to think about the tasteless foods that are impossible to eat. The reality is totally different. Protein is important to your health and adding meatless protein-rich foods to your diet is an easy way to avoid deficiency and add years to your life. Yes, vegan-friendly foods can do it! Give them a whirl.