"Where do you get your protein?!" This is one of the first questions I get asked when people find out that I eat a plant-based diet. Thankfully, it's not something I have to worry about, and these 21 high protein vegan recipes are just one reason why.
Honestly, I don't worry that much about getting enough protein as part of my diet. There are plenty of great sources of protein that can replace the meat of a regular diet.
Today I want to share 21 high protein vegan recipes that I absolutely love! You'll find sweet and savory recipes, breakfast and dinner recipes and plenty of snack ideas as well.
I hope these high protein vegan recipes give you some meal inspiration for your week ahead!
High Protein Vegan Breakfasts
Need some high protein recipes to start your day? Here are some breakfast ideas that will make you excited to get up in the morning.
Vanilla Protein Overnight Oats
Packed with protein, healthy fats and whole grains, these Vegan Protein Overnight Oats are a sweet and delicious way to enjoy breakfast during the warm, summer months!
Brownie Batter Protein Overnight Oats
Full of plant-based protein and hidden vegetables, these decadent Brownie Batter Vegan Protein Overnight Oats are the perfect way to start your day!
Chocolate Black Bean Smoothie
Made with creamy black beans and protein rich soy milk, this Chocolate Black Bean Smoothie is a delicious, healthy way to satisfy your sweet tooth.
Cheesy Vegan Tofu Scramble
Made with nutritional yeast and all the spices, this hearty plant-based Cheesy Vegan Tofu Scramble is the perfect substitute for your morning eggs.
4 Ingredient Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding
This deliciously rich 4 Ingredient Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding is full of fiber, protein and healthy fats to keep you full for hours. It's a great breakfast to meal prep at the start of the week and tastes amazing topped with bananas and peanut butter!
High Protein Vegan Lunches and Dinners
For a more hearty meal during the day, here are a few vegan lunch and dinner recipes that are packed full of protein.
Easy Orange Tofu
Extra firm tofu gets coated in a sweet & sour orange sauce to create this delicious Vegan Orange Tofu Recipe, which tastes amazing over brown rice!
Almond Butter Soba Noodles with Tofu
Chewy vegan soba noodles get tossed in a rich, savory almond butter and lime sauce to make these rich and delicious Almond Butter Soba Noodles that can be made with tofu or tempeh.
Vegan Pizza Panini
Stuffed with spicy Italian sausage and melty vegan cheese, this Vegan Pizza Panini is a fun and unique way to satisfy your pizza craving!
2 Ingredient Ground Taco Tofu
Made with just 6 ingredients and minimal hands-on-time, these salty and flavorful Vegan Taco Tofu Crumbles make for the perfect filling for plant-based tacos, burritos and buddha bowls!
Vegan Pizza Soup
With a base of hearty vegetables and spicy Italian vegan sausages, this Vegan Pizza Soup is a delicious meal for anytime of year.
Vegan White Bean Chili
Made with hearty vegetables, beans and spicy green chilis, this Vegan White Bean Chili is the perfect comfort food!
Tahini Chickpea "Tuna" Salad
Tangy, creamy and full of plant-based protein, this Chickpea "Tuna" Salad will quickly become your favorite sandwich filling!
Pumpkin Coconut Chickpea Curry
Made with creamy pumpkin and hearty chickpeas, this Pumpkin Coconut Chickpea Curry is perfect for the colder fall and winter months!
Red Lentil Pumpkin Soup
Full of hearty lentils and creamy pumpkin, this healthy, flavorful and filling Red Lentil Pumpkin Soup is the perfect meal for any season!
Vegan Shepherd's Pie
Made with a base of hearty lentils and veggies and topped with creamy, mashed potatoes, this Vegan Shepherd's Pie Recipe will quickly become your go-to comfort meal!
Vegan Seitan Tikka Masala
Made rich with creamy cashews and fragrant spices, this hearty Vegan Seitan Tikka Masala will impress even your meat loving friends!
Pressure Cooker Black Bean Chili
Full of hearty beans and vegetables and made completely in your electric pressure cooker, this Vegan Instant Pot Black Bean Chili couldn't be easier to make or more delicious!
High Protein Vegan Dips and Snacks
Finally, here is a collection of my favorite dips and snacks that are quick, high protein vegan recipes.
2 Ingredient Lentil Brushetta Dip
Made with just two store bought ingredients, this Trader Joe's 2 Ingredient Lentil Bruschetta Dip is a quick and delicious hosting dip!
5 Ingredient Date Sweetened Chickpea Cookie Dough
Sweetened with fruit, this 5 Ingredient Date Sweetened Chickpea Cookie Dough is a healthy, delicious, kid friendly dip for some of your favorite snacks!
Seasoned with zesty lemon juice and flavored with spicy chipotle peppers, this easy Vegan Chipotle Hummus Recipe is the perfect condiment for any meal!
Healthy Nutella Energy Bites
Having a container of these Vegan Nutella Energy Bites in the refrigerator is one of the best way to beat "the munchies". This is one of those high protein vegan recipes that can satisfy your hunger with just a single bite!