10  Ways To Increase Your Protein Intake

Snack on roasted chickpeas.

Chickpeas have 11.8 grams of protein per cup.

Use cottage cheese

Protein: 14 grams per 4 ounces of 1% cottage cheese.

Soy instead of almond

Soy milk has 8 grams of protein per serving.

Substitute pistachios for pecans.

Pistachios have 5.7 grams of protein per ounce.

Eat edamame.

Edamame has 18.4 grams of protein per cup.

Protein powder to my pancake or waffle mix.

Protein in 2 scoops of normal whey protein powder: 26 grams

Chickpeas or beans can be added to rice.

Protein per half-cup black beans: 7.25 grams

Eat whole grain pasta instead of refined.

Whole grain spaghetti has 8.8 grams of protein per cup.

Add Tofu as a smoothie thickener.

Protein per 2 ounces tofu: 3.5 grams

Use tahini as a salad dressing base

Protein per 2 tablespoons tahini: 5.1 grams

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