Ellie Buns
Eating meat is not the only way to build muscle and strength. There are many vegan bodybuilders and athletes who have successfully made gains with a plant based diet. What are some high protein sources? 
Beans Soybeans: 1 cup = 28g Edamame: 1 cup =  22g Black beans: 1 cup = 15g Lentils: 1 cup = 18g Kidney beans: 1 cup = 15g Chickpeas: 1 cup = 15g
Seeds  Pumpkin seeds: 2 tablespoons = 10g Hemp seeds: 2 tablespoons = 7 g Chia seeds: 2 tablespoons = 4g
Nuts Almonds: 2 tablespoons = 6g Walnuts: 2 tablespoons = 4g Pistachios: 2 tablespoons =  3g
Grains Oats: 1 cup = 10g Quinoa: 1 cup = 8g Ezekiel bread: 1 slice = 6g Pita bread: 1 slice = 6 g Whole wheat bread: 1 slice = 4g Wheat nut bread: 1 slice = 4g
Soft Tofu 1 cup = 20g
Vegetables 
Peas: 1 cup = 8g
Broccoli: 1 cup = 3g Spinach: 1 cup = 2g Asparagus: 1 cup = 3g Cauliflower: 1 cup = 2g
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Eating meat is not the only way to build muscle and strength. There are many vegan bodybuilders and athletes who have successfully made gains with a plant based diet. What are some high protein sources? 

Beans
Soybeans: 1 cup = 28g
Edamame: 1 cup =  22g
Black beans: 1 cup = 15g
Lentils: 1 cup = 18g
Kidney beans: 1 cup = 15g
Chickpeas: 1 cup = 15g

Seeds
Pumpkin seeds: 2 tablespoons = 10g
Hemp seeds: 2 tablespoons = 7 g
Chia seeds: 2 tablespoons = 4g

Nuts
Almonds: 2 tablespoons = 6g
Walnuts: 2 tablespoons = 4g
Pistachios: 2 tablespoons =  3g

Grains
Oats: 1 cup = 10g
Quinoa: 1 cup = 8g
Ezekiel bread: 1 slice = 6g
Pita bread: 1 slice = 6 g
Whole wheat bread: 1 slice = 4g
Wheat nut bread: 1 slice = 4g

Soft Tofu
1 cup = 20g

Vegetables
Peas: 1 cup = 8g
Broccoli: 1 cup = 3g
Spinach: 1 cup = 2g
Asparagus: 1 cup = 3g
Cauliflower: 1 cup = 2g

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