6 Delicious Protein Packed Foods Which Are Also Vegetarian

Non-meat eater and can’t figure out where to chow down all the proteins? Don’t worry it’s not always the paneer (cottage cheese) or daal (lentils) that can work, there are many more and delicious too. Check out this list for 6 ones we found were the best source of vegetarian protein.

Spinach

6 Delicious Protein Packed Foods Which Are Also Vegetarian

It’s time to bring out the palak recipes because spinach is something you just can’t ignore while talking about vegetarian proteins. A mere bowl of spinach gives you more than 5 grams of protein!

Oats

6 Delicious Protein Packed Foods Which Are Also Vegetarian

Kick start your morning with a bowlful of oats and it’ll give you just the right amount of energy to give your day a head start. One bowl gives you 6 grams of protein plus you can add more health to it by adding nuts and fruits.

Chia Seeds

6 Delicious Protein Packed Foods Which Are Also Vegetarian

This too can be added to your bowl of oats or simply sprinkled over some bananas in the morning. Power packed with proteins with 2 tablespoons giving you 4 grams of it along with omega-3, chia seeds is power food.

Quinoa

6 Delicious Protein Packed Foods Which Are Also Vegetarian

One of the most nourishing and protein-packed food is quinoa with just a quarter of a bowl containing 6 grams of the nutrient, its one awesome health food.

Buckwheat

6 Delicious Protein Packed Foods Which Are Also Vegetarian

Remember the kuttu ka atta you hear about or even relish it during Navratri fasting? Buckwheat is nothing but kuttu ka atta and is highly nourishing along with being easily digestible. Plus, hey, it’s gluten free too!

Hummus

6 Delicious Protein Packed Foods Which Are Also Vegetarian

How can we not include this delicious Mediterranean treat? Chickpeas are a fantastic form of protein and if you don’t load up your hummus with olive oil, it’s just pure health and nothing else!