Here’s 50+ high protein recipes to try out! Protein is an essential nutrient that is needed for many bodily functions, including building and repairing muscle tissue. Getting enough protein is especially important for people who are active or who are trying to lose weight.
Tips for getting enough protein in your diet:
Include protein at every meal.
Choose lean protein sources, such as chicken, fish, beans, and lentils.
Add protein to your snacks, such as nuts, seeds, or Greek yogurt.
If you are vegan or vegetarian, make sure to include a variety of protein sources in your diet.
These Instant Pot Egg Bites are just like the ones you’d find at Starbucks. By making them at home in your electric pressure cooker, you’ll save lots of money and you can totally customize them with your favorite flavors.
These Protein Overnight Oats are the perfect easy-to-make, prepare-ahead breakfast with over 52 grams of protein! Make meal prep and hitting your protein goals a breeze with this tasty, healthy breakfast!Recipe: A Full Living
Syrniki are traditional Russian pancakes made of cottage cheese and served with sour cream or fresh berries like raspberries, strawberries or blueberries . They are pillowy-soft on the inside and crispy on the outside. Recipe: Chef Jar
These Air Fryer Salmon Bites strike the perfect balance between crispy, juicy, and downright delicious! Seasoned with a smoky-spicy dry rub and cooked quickly in the air fryer, they’re always a popular snack to serve at parties or a protein to top on grain bowls, salads, and tacos.
This homemade Greek Yogurt Onion Dip is creamy, delicious, and packed with protein! It’s made with simple ingredients like sweet Vidalia onions, cream cheese, Greek yogurt, and a squeeze of lemon for an irresistible dipping experience.
Never choose between hummus or whipped feta again! This Hummus with Whipped Feta and Chili Oil is a party-ready dip that features layers of whipped feta cheese and homemade classic hummus. The spicy chili oil on top cuts through the richness and explodes with flavor!
These Vegan Tofu Spring Rolls are made with fresh veggies, salt & pepper tofu, vermicelli noodles, herbs, & a peanut dipping sauce! Serve these colorful fresh rolls at your next party! Recipe: Short Girl Tall Order
This Thai inspired chicken curry soup recipe is loaded with bold, vibrant flavors! The ingredients are simple to find at the grocery store, and it’s ready in under half an hour for a delicious meal.Recipe: Salt and Lavender
It’s easy to throw together this lemon chicken white bean soup recipe, and it’ll be your new favorite chicken soup! It’s loaded with veggies, and the bright lemon broth is irresistible.Recipe: Salt and Lavender
One bite of the viral Jennifer Aniston Quinoa Salad and you’ll be hooked! It was the actress’ top choice for lunch during her time on Friends for good reason – it’s easy to make, loaded with healthy grains and veggies, and perfect for meal prep.
Learn how to make the juiciest, most flavorful chicken with this Sous Vide Chicken Tenders recipe. The tenders are easy to cook and versatile, too. Customize the seasonings and sauces any way you like!
This easy Traeger Chicken Breasts recipe features Greek marinated chicken breasts cooked low and slow on a pellet grill. It’s the perfect summer meal with layers of herbaceous, tart, and smoky flavors in every bite!
One Pot Harissa Chicken with Chickpeas is a fuss free dish that's easy to make at home. Spicy, fragrant harissa coats the chicken and chickpeas as they roast and a creamy yogurt harissa sauce finishes it off at the end.
These Spicy Salmon Sushi Bowls feature broiled salmon (no fear of raw fish!), wasabi sauce, and all of the fresh toppings you want. Served over rice, these deconstructed sushi bowls are perfect for both lunch and dinner and can be made in under 30-minutes!
Learn How to Bake Salmon that’s flaky and buttery every time! Salmon filets are lightly seasoned before going into the oven for less than 15 minutes. It’s the best foolproof and healthy weeknight dinner!
This Protein Fudge is the ultimate healthy and vegan chocolate treat. It’s made with simple and clean ingredients, and will keep you full for hours. This chocolate fudge is: vegan, oil-free, gluten-free, and refined sugar-free.Recipe: The All Natural Vegan
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Here's 50+ high protein recipes to try out! Protein is an essential nutrient that is needed for building muscle and losing weight. Try this Mediterranean Chickpea Tuna Salad. It's the perfect dish for when you’re trying to eat lighter but still want a delicious meal.