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All About Protein!: Recommendations and Top Plant Based Sources of Protein

As vegans we get asked one question again and again: Where do you get your protein? Not only have we all become slightly obsessed with this nutrient, but what's worse (because as it turns out protein is almost magical!), is we have the firm belief that protein equals steak, or protein equals chicken, turkey, fish, milk, eggs. These are certainly high sources of animal-based protein, but just as you have this essential macronutrient in the animal kingdom, you have it in the plant kingdom in so many foods it's ridiculous! Spinach? Sure! Tofu? You bet! Lentils, beans, brown rice, peanut butter, edamame, pumpkin seeds? Can you guess? The answer is yes, yes and yes, and also yes to countless other sources we'll be talking about today.

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