Going vegan is one of the fastest-growing food trends — and we don't see it being a short-lived fad. A vegan diet is not only good for our bodies, but also animal welfare and Mother Earth. Still, many believe that being vegan means subsisting on lettuce and that it therefore lacks nutrition, especially protein.
When done right, a plants-only diet can meet all of your dietary needs. But the truth is that when it comes to breakfast, most of us (including carnivores) fall short on protein. It turns out that, according to the USDA, we’re eating less than 15 percent of our total protein intake in the morning, and emerging research suggests that dispersing protein throughout the day may be as important as the total amount we’re consuming within those 24 hours. To help up your protein potential at breakfast, here are seven vegan recipes with at least 15 grams of protein that everyone, vegan or not, will love.