High-Protein Vegetarian Meals [Macro-Friendly]

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High-Protein Vegetarian Meals [Macro-Friendly]

Happy Meal Prep Sunday! 🙂

You guys know I love a good food prep day – and, recently, Mal and I have started to eat a lot more vegetarian-ish. Obviously, we have no intention of giving up meat anytime soon, but we’ve talked a lot about the benefits of a more plant-based diet for our health, environment, and wallets, so we’re giving it a try.

High-Protein Vegetarian Meals [Macro-Friendly]

I’ll chat more about our decision in the coming weeks – we’re still trying to figure out what works best for us – but, in the meantime, I wanted to share some of our favorite high-protein vegetarian meals. A number of my nutrition clients as well as participants in the Fall Macro Challenge inquired about high-protein vegetarian eats, so I wanted to share them sooner than later. I hope they inspire your meals this week!

High-Protein Vegetarian Meals [Macro-Friendly]


High-Protein Vegetarian Meals [Macro-Friendly]

Thai Veggie Burgers

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Adapted from Peas and Thank You



1/3 cup rolled oats

1 14-ounce can chickpeas, drained and rinsed

2 tsp coconut aminos

2 tsp lime juice

2 tsp sesame oil

2 tsp minced garlic

2 tsp powdered ginger

2 tbsp creamy natural peanut butter

2 tbsp chopped cilantro


In a food processor or blender, grind oats. Add chickpeas, coconut aminos, lime juice, sesame oil, garlic, ginger, peanut butter, and cilantro until well combined yet still slightly chunky.

Coat a large skillet with cooking spray or oil and heat oven medium heat. Divide bean mixture into quarters (approximately 75 grams each) and form each portion into a patty. Fry in skillet for 5-6 minutes on each side.

Top with veggies, ketchup, mayo, mustard, barbecue sauce, pineapple rings, or whatever else you like on your burger. Serve immediately!


  • Calories: 251
  • Fat: 11
  • Carbohydrates: 32
  • Protein: 11
High-Protein Vegetarian Meals [Macro-Friendly]

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