If you’re a vegetarian, you’re probably always looking for fresh, healthy, and delicious meatless meals. And by now you know that getting your vegetarian protein and varying your menu to ban boredom are two of the biggest challenges. That’s why we’ve found 20 awesome, high protein vegetarian meals from around the web and broken them up below into breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks.
Grain-Free Apple Walnut Pancakes
Nutrition: 339 calories, 25.3 g fat (3.5 g saturated fat), 370 mg sodium, 17.4 g carbs, 6.3 g fiber, 8.5 g sugars, 15.1 g protein
Good ol’ fashioned pancakes are a staple breakfast food since as far back as I can remember. But not always known as healthy. Usually made with a heavy batter and smothered in butter and syrup, this pancake version skips all that for a lighter result that won’t leave you feeling guilty. These fluffy pancakes made from coconut flour are just as indulgent without all the added sugars and highly-processed ingredients.
Oatmeal Superfood Breakfast Bars
Nutrition: 360 calories, 13.3 g fat (2.8 g saturated fat), 279 mg sodium, 50.3 g carbs, 7.6 g fiber, 14.6 sugars, 11.8 g protein
Just looking at these will make your mouth water. The vibrant colors from the variety of seeds and fruits make for a picture perfect on-the-go breakfast, packed with superfood ingredients that will have you ready to take on any day. These bars are ideal to make ahead for an easy grab in the A.M. that will get you fueled to start the day and shedding those pounds in no time. If you’re a die-hard KIND bar fan and not about to make your own, see where your favorite flavors fall on our exclusive list of every KIND bar—ranked!.
Chocolate Overnight Oatmeal Smoothie
Nutrition: 402 calories, 17.7 g fat (2.3 g saturated fat), 187 mg sodium, 55.2 g carbs, 13.2 g fiber, 14.8 g sugars, 13.5 g protein
Perfect to kill that chocolate craving, this creamy smoothie is one you won’t forget. Oats are a great way to thicken up a smoothie and leave you feeling fuller, not to mention they’re also known to lower cholesterol levels and reduce the risk of heart disease due to their high fiber content.