Vegetables are good for you, say doctors and dietitians worldwide. Vegetables contain satiating fibre, disease-fighting antioxidants, and important vitamins and minerals that boost your performance.
Soy bean pods. Flaky sea salt and soy sauce make them snackable. 11 grammes of protein per cup.
Another veg? 1/2 cup of pinto beans has 7g of protein. Mix them with rice, chilli, or tacos like any other bean.
2) Pinto Beans
Broad, white beans contain 8 grammes of protein per half cup. They're high in fibre, like all beans.
3) Navy Beans
Peas, please! You'll get 5 grammes of protein if you eat about 3/4 cup of these little green guys.
One gramme of protein is found in every cup of fresh spinach. Yes, it's not a lot, but four cups of spinach in a salad counts for something.
The 17 grammes of protein in a single bunch of this bitter green is impressive, but admittingly, it's a lot of broccoli raab. The amount of nutrients you'll get from just half of a bunch is sufficient, however.
7) Broccoli Raab
There are about 4 grammes of protein and the same amount of fibre in a cup of boiled cruciferous vegetables
8) Brussels Sprouts
These white mushrooms, also known as shiitakes, have 3 grammes of protein per cup. Aside from the fact that mushrooms are a fungus, they're actually a vegetable.
9) Button Mushrooms