If you have ever questioned rather or not you are getting enough protein, let me help you out. I’ve listed 7 Easy Ways to Get Enough Protein. This is especially good for those who don’t eat meat, but tend to get the question of rather or not your are getting enough protein.
There are several foods that provide your body with protein besides meat and I will show you 7 of them. The great news is that these are foods that you may already eat and enjoy. They are also easy items that can be added into any routine to make protein consumption easy and on the go.
As women we handle a lot of things on a daily basis, lets not let nothing go lacking, especially in our diets. A few simple steps and you are ready to go with protein options that will fuel your body so that you can fulfill your passion.
Many people talk about beans and rice providing protein but did you know that Oatmeal has three times the protein of brown rice with less starch and more fiber? Oatmeal also a great source of magnesium, calcium, and B vitamins. So don’t be afraid to add a little to your daily diet.
Hemp Seeds are not only fun to eat but they are a complete protein as well. With a whopping 13 grams in just 3 tablespoons, these tiny seeds are easy to add to many of your favorite breakfast items, smoothies, desserts, etc.
Peanut Butter is one of those classic American staples that just about everybody loves. Plus, just 2 tablespoons gives you 8 grams of delicious protein too!
Spirulina is a blue green algae that’s so easy to add to smoothies along with other ingredients like berries, cacao, or banana. Spirulina adds 80 % of your daily iron needs and 4 grams of protein in one tablespoon; it’s also a complete amino acid source.
On the list is Oikos® Protein Crunch Yogurt. Dannon has combined the smooth Greek nonfat yogurt with tasty toppings to give the yogurt you love, the crunch you want, packed with the protein you need! Never thought yogurt would be a source of protein did you?
You can find these at Walmart in the dairy section and they have a several options like Vanilla, Banana, Coconut and Blueberry with a variety of toppings to enjoy.
Chia has been known as the main ingredient in chia putting, but did you know that it has 5 grams of protein per 2 tablespoons and is also a complete protein source?
Spinach is filled with 5 grams of protein per cup. That’s basically one handful. In addition to protein, this leafy green food has so many benefits so eat as much as you can.
If you haven’t noticed by now, many of the ingredients are perfect or your next smoothie. Add in some blueberries or bananas for the perfect daily breakfast drink. You’ll be starting your day with the best possible nutrients. You can easy try this as a dinner supplement. Sit the Oikos® Protein Crunch Yogurt toppings aside for a crunchy snack or add them in your smoothie as well. Enjoy!!
Bonus: Lentils are one of my favorites. This hearty legume is perfect to incorporate into any meal. Check out why Lentils are perfect for any meal.