9 Perfect Protein Solutions for Vegetarians

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1. Cereal

1. Cereal
Cereals fortified with extra protein from whole grains are an excellent breakfast or anytime snack. Make your own oatmeal and top it with your favorite ingredients for a healthy, tasty way to begin your day.

2. Nuts

2. Nuts
A handful of your favorite nuts provide protein and other vitamins. Swap a handful of potato chips for the crunch of natural nuts and you’ll give your body a filling protein boost.

3. Lentils

3. Lentils
Perfect in soups or as a side, lentils are an economical way to get flavor and protein into your diet.

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4. Soy

4. Soy
Some varieties of tofu and protein provide as much protein as milk.

5. Peanut Butter

5. Peanut Butter
Like nuts, peanut butter is a great way to give your body the protein it needs. Because of the high fat content, its important to eat this tasty treat in moderation.

6. Cheese

6. Cheese
Pick your favorite cheese and enjoy a few slices on a sandwich or as a snack with whole grain crackers and an apple.

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7. Beans

7. Beans
With plenty of varieties, beans offer a low-fat way to get more protein and fiber into your diet.

8. Broccoli

8. Broccoli
Added to your lunchtime salad or as a side dish to a weeknight meal, broccoli is a dark leafy green that’s packed with protein.

9. Quinoa

9. Quinoa
Try this protein-rich whole grain instead of rice for a flavorful swap that will keep you feeling fuller, longer.

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