5-Day High-Protein Vegetarian Meal Plan

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Whether you’ve always been a vegetarian or you’re new to the meat-free lifestyle, chances are you’ve had to struggle with getting enough protein. If you haven’t thought about the essential nutrient yet, it’s time to start. Lucky for you, Mother Nature has a host of non-animal protein sources to offer – and delicious ones at that!

From beans and quinoa to legumes and nuts, plant-based ingredients pack a serious protein punch. Many offer more nutrients than meat. It’s just a matter of stocking up on the right foods and creating the right recipes! Here at SkinnyMs., we’re helping you up your protein intake while maintaining a vegetarian lifestyle. Each of the five days in this high protein vegetarian meal plan includes three deliciously satisfying dishes that are just as easy as they are scrumptious! If you notice your tummy grumbling between meals, worry not! Toward the bottom, we’ve included some of our favorite vegetarian-friendly snack archives to calm those munchies and give you an energy boost.

Day 1:

Avocado-Breakfast-Pizzas

Breakfast: Avocado Breakfast Pizzas
Lunch: Citrus and Spinach Salad with Creamy Lemon Dressing (7 g protein)
Dinner: Vegetarian White Bean Cassoulet (30 g protein)

Day 2:

Spicy-Southwestern-Vegetarian-Burger

Breakfast: Vanilla Quinoa and Roasted Blueberry Breakfast Bowl (6 g protein)
Lunch: Spicy Southwestern Vegetarian Burger (19 g protein)
Dinner: Roasted Vegetable Quesadillas recipe (6 g protein)

Day 3:

Breakfast: Breakfast: Crustless Vegetable Quiche (9 g protein)
Lunch: Roasted Corn and Black Bean Tacos (11 g protein)
Dinner: Cheesy Quinoa Enchilada Bake (22 g protein)

Day 4:

Skinny Quinoa Skillet Supper

Breakfast: Wake Me Up, Keep Me Going Smoothie (4 g protein)
Lunch: Slow Cooker Broccoli, Brown Rice, and Cheddar Casserole (14 g protein)
Dinner: Skinny Quinoa Skillet Supper (14 g protein)

Day 5:

Slow Cooker Nutty Blueberry Banana Oatmeal

Breakfast: Slow Cooker Nutty Blueberry Banana Oatmeal (11 g protein)
Lunch: One-Pot Mexican Style Quinoa (6 g protein)
Dinner: Slow Cooker Vegetarian Chili (10 g protein)

If you’re searching for some guilt-free nibbles to tide you over between meals, we’ve got you covered. These recipe archives include 100% vegetarian snacks made with wholesome, nutrient-rich ingredients you can feel good about. Check out these satisfying snacks!

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