5 Protein Sources for Vegetarians

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.

2. Edamame

1 cup = 18 grams of plant-based protein and 98 mg of calcium.

3. Quinoa

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.

5. Almonds

1 ounce = 6 grams of protein and 9 grams of heart-healthy monounsaturated fats.

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