You don’t need meat for protein. There are good foods that are high protein sources. Here are your top 5 vegetarian options:
1. Kidney beans
½ cup = 7 grams of protein. It’s a good source of iron.
1 cup = 18 grams of plant-based protein and 98 mg of calcium.
One of the only plant-based sources of complete protein.
1 cup = 8 grams of protein
4. Plain Greek yogurt
1 cup = 20 grams of protein and 230mg of calcium.
1 ounce = 6 grams of protein and 9 grams of heart-healthy monounsaturated fats.