One concern for non-meat eaters, vegans and vegetarians is whether they can get enough complete protein from eating just plant-source foods. And the answer is “Yes”. While most complete food sources do come from animals, there are several that come from plants.
Here are 5 of the most popular meat-less complete protein sources:
Quinoa is not only delicious and versatile it is a great protein source. If you’re not familiar with quinoa it looks a lot like couscous, it makes a great substitute for rice either as a side dish or when added to a recipe. Along with being a good source of complete protein and fiber, it also contains iron, magnesium and manganese. One cup has 8 grams of protein.