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Chickpeas are great mixed into salads, stews, and curries. Try them as a snack with this cinnamon-sugar version from Sally's Baking Addiction. Black beans pack a whopping 39 grams of protein per cup. Try this black bean soup from Veggie Inspired Journey for a meal that's filling and super simple to make.
Palinski-Wade suggests adding raw almonds or cottage cheese to each snack to help you reach your protein requirements every day. For a kick, add sriracha like The Skinny Fork does. This pumpkin spiced Greek yogurt from The Lemon Bowl packs 19 grams of protein for under calories.
Salmon is full of good-for-you omega-3s—and with 21 grams of protein per three-ounce serving. The Cooking Jar made a honey-garlic sauce for salmon with only four ingredients. This salad is chock-full of protein from the lentils and black beans. The Garden Grazer's homemade cumin-lime dressing makes this salad taste fantastic whether you serve it hot or eat it cold the next day. This gluten-free recipe from Primavera Kitchen uses sweet potato, kale, and shrimp to make a quick weekday meal. It only uses one pan! Energy bites are a portable and easy way to get protein into your snacks.
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Pop a few post-workout—like these pumpkin and chocolate chip ones from Amy's Healthy Baking. This recipe is perfect for all your leftover veggies. Christy Jordan from Southern Plate uses lean ground beef to make a complete meal. Quinoa , the kale of the grain world, can be reinvented in every form. Live Well Bake Often proves it by using it as the base for her pizza bites. Live Well Bake Often. Egg salad gets a healthy makeover with this recipe from Damn Delicious.
Eggs and Greek yogurt are both great sources of protein, meaning this sandwich will keep you full even longer. Brunch just got even better. Cottage cheese and whole-grain oats make Tastes Better from Scratch's pancakes healthier.
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They may become your Saturday morning staple. Tastes Better from Scratch. Mac and cheese isn't usually a go-to dish when you're trying to eat healthy—or high protein, for that matter. But this recipe uses quinoa and butternut squash for a healthy spin on the comfort classic. Satisfy your sweet tooth and eat a protein-packed snack with this recipe from Dashing Dish. No risk of salmonella!
Pork can get a bad rep—we're looking at you bacon—when in fact it is an excellent source of protein. Choose a lean cut, like a pork loin chop, and add a fresh glaze like this recipe from Delish D'Lites. Edamame may look like a veggie, but the soybean is actually a protein powerhouse.
This fresh salad from Averie Cooks combines fresh vegetables, feta, and edamame for a lunch that's healthy yet big on flavor. Chickpeas are an excellent source of protein and are a perfect snack when smashed into hummus. This tomato basil hummus from Cooking Classy would taste great with pita chips or fresh veggies. Skip to main content. Beans, legumes, nuts, seeds, quinoa, amaranth Animal Protein: WIN a prize a day! Sure, you could wake up to this savory breakfast dish made with spicy sausage, red potatoes, and Manchego cheese.
Or, you could turn to the frittata-like meal as a protein-rich dinner. Looking for a vegetarian option? Omit the chorizo sausage and substitute another vegetable, like diced green and red bell peppers or sliced zucchini. Spanish Omelet With Potatoes and Chorizo. The best slow cooker recipes let you throw the ingredients in the appliance, after no or very little prep, and return after a day at work to a great-smelling house and a warm meal. This take on Corned Beef and Cabbage delivers all that.
This decadent one-pot supper does require a fair amount of oversight; all risottos do. But the payoff makes the work well worth it. Then, the Arborio rice and the shrimp cook slowly in sauce of chicken broth and white wine. Hey, we never said eating meals high in protein meant you had to go Paleo. Shrimp and Fennel Risotto. Skinless chicken breasts pack a substantial amount of protein without contributing too much fat.
And this recipe, with a dressing that combines olive oil, fresh parsley, crushed red pepper, and creamy goat cheese, lends the meat and the bed of orzo a bit of a kick and tons of flavor. Looking to up the protein content? Stir garbanzo beans, or any other white beans into the orzo prior to serving.
Chicken With Goat Cheese Vinaigrette. This super simple burrito packs a triple punch in terms of protein: Rotisserie chicken, black beans, and quinoa, which boast 8 grams of protein per cup. Load up a tortilla with cooked quinoa, beans, and chicken—along with grated Monterey Jack cheese, fresh cilantro, low-fat Greek yogurt a genius substitute for sour cream , and avocado, and serve alongside corn salsa.
Chicken and Quinoa Burritos. Here, a cool salad with crisp cucumbers and fennel provides a refreshing contrast to the warm salmon, which is seared in just a few minutes over a skillet on the stovetop. Indeed, the combination of protein, grain, and vegetables makes for a light but satiating supper and delivers 44 grams of protein and under calories per serving.
Two kinds of cheese, ricotta and mozzarella, along with squash puree and baby spinach, give this meatless lasagna some heft. Made with a pound of ground beef chuck and a can of kidney beans, this hearty, spicy chili will knock your socks off. The recipe starts like most chili recipes do: Chipotles in adobo sauce lend the chili a smoky, complex flavor, and a bottle of dark Mexican beer, like Negra Modelo, keeps the stew moist without watering it down.
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Chipotle Beef and Beer Chili. Meatballs—one could argue there are few straight protein bites that are more appealing than these piping hot balls of beef. But a quest for higher protein content often leads to carb- and cheese-laden Italian meals. Make lean lamb meatballs, spiced with garlic, paprika, and cumin, and serve them in a soup of chicken broth, Swiss chard, and orzo. The pasta, which resembles large grains of rice, gives this hearty stew a little chew. A dollop of plain yogurt in each steaming serving completes the Middle Eastern-inspired meal-in-a-bowl.
In a quest to create a burger that boasts even more protein than most, we devised this tasty morsel. And what could be more tasty that throwing a piece of crispy bacon under the bun? Mixing it into the patty itself. Yep, this burger is actually made with ground beef chuck and chopped bacon. Beef, Bacon and Egg Burger. Expand your seafood repertoire a bit with our recipe for poached bass. To add interest, we used a sliced shallot, fresh thyme, fresh parsley, and mustard seeds to the poaching liquid.