The most common concern in following a vegan diet is if you are lacking sufficient protein in your diet. The good news is that there are several plant-based foods that are high in protein and can be substituted for meat.
While it may be true that meat and eggs are complete proteins whereas vegan foods like nuts, lentils, and beans aren’t. Even then, vegan diets are sufficient to reach your amino acid goals. All that you may require is a well planned vegan diet to ensure that all your nutritional needs are met. As someone practicing veganism, it may be beneficial to know the exact nutritional value of the food you eat in a day so you can efficiently manage your protein and other nutrition. One of the best sources of protein can be found in a good protein shake!
Vegan protein powders and shakes can be an easy way to up your protein intake. They are easily available and are simple to make. Here is a recipe by Huel that takes care of your protein intake for the day! It is super easy to prepare and tastes wonderful!
Kiwi and Kale Smoothie – Ingredients
2 scoops Vanilla Huel
1/2 ripe banana
1 ripe kiwi
Large handful kale (washed and tightly packed)
150ml almond milk
1 tbsp maple syrup
Chuck everything into a blender and mix. Serve and enjoy!
Nutrition (per portion)
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