High Protein Meals To Keep You Satisfied
Eating healthy can be tough enough. Trying to eat healthy and stay full? Now that is a whole new problem in of itself. Luckily, we have found 20 high protein recipes that you can start making today that will help you reach your fitness goals.
Shannon Baur of fitnessmagazine.com gives you these:
1. Lentils and Amaranth Patties
Amaranth is a gluten-free ancient grain. And as Palinski-Wade suggests, it’s a great source of protein. Mix with lentils, like in this recipe, for the perfect protein-packed lunch. Get the recipe.
2. Zucchini Boat Turkey Tacos
Take advice from Persnickety Plates and make tacos without the tortillas. Switch out the sour cream for plain, nonfat Greek yogurt to up the protein. Get the recipe.
3. Cinnamon-Sugar Roasted Chickpeas
Chickpeas are great mixed into salads, stews, and curries. Try them as a snack with this cinnamon-sugar version from Sally’s Baking Addiction. Get the recipe.
4. Black Bean Soup
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. Get the recipe.
5. Cottage Cheese Bowl
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. Get the recipe.