Experts Say These Are The Best Plant-Based Protein Sources

Lentils

Smith believes this tiny bean is high in protein and other nutrients."Lentils are rich in fibre, vitamins, minerals, and bio-nutrients.

Pistachios

She adds that in-shell varieties—with all the cracking and peeling to get to the nutty goodness—are a more attentive, satisfying snack.

Quinoa

make a big amount of quinoa ahead of time to use in salads, grain bowls, and stuffed peppers for lunch and dinner.

Chickpeas

Chickpeas (garbanzo beans) are another legume that tops experts' lists, whether roasted for a snack or combined into a creamy hummus spread.

Hemp Seeds

Hemp hearts are shelled hemp seeds and offer 10 grammes of protein per serving,

Tofu

Tofu is prepared by coagulating soy milk and pressing the curds into a block. It can be used as a firm meat substitute or a silken egg or dairy alternative.

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