Top 20 Alternative Sources Of Protein Other Than Meat

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5. Spinach 5 grams per cup

You can enjoy an entire cup of spinach for around the same amount of protein as an egg. This power-packed veggie is great steamed or as a fresh salad with a vinaigrette dressing.

 

6. Cashews 5 grams per ounce

Most nuts make great sources of protein-rich snacks. Cashews are delicious and contain biotin so your nails and hair will always be at their best when you include them in your diet.

 

7. Almonds 6 grams per ounce

Almonds are a great way to keep a healthy high protein snack at your fingertips at all times. They come in a variety of flavors and need no refrigeration. With their level of protein, just a handful will keep your blood sugar levels on an even keel.

 

8. Sundried tomatoes 6 grams per cup

In addition to being packed with protein, sundried tomatoes have lycopene, potassium, and fiber. You can put them in salads and on sandwiches.

 

9. Eggs 6 grams per egg

Eggs are almost a perfect food. They have a good amount of protein and can be eaten in a variety of ways. From fried, scrambled, or poached, you can also use them to make a quiche or an egg salad.

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