Edamame, green peas and tempeh are all protein-rich. Get some.
It can sometimes look like chicken, but tempeh is on a whole other level. In fact, tempeh, made from fermented soy beans, has a nutty and mushroom-like taste. With the right spices, soy sauce or even...
I propose tempeh fans everywhere band together and ask their local, big-box grocery stores to stock more of this magical product so we can make shopping for tempeh (and appeasing smug vegan cookbook authors everywhere) easier for us all.
Though you have been conditioned to think otherwise, there are many ways to get protein without turning to meat! Many people think that just because I am vegetarian that I am not getting enough protein. In fact, I am actually getting better quality protein than I ever did eating animal-based foods.
When I announced I was making the change over from vegetarian to vegan I got a lot of questions about my diet: Where will you get your protein? What about your iron? And B12? So all of this started me thinking, where might I get these nutrients?