When it comes to fitness so many people end up thinking of making “lean gains” by eating eggs and steaks, or chicken breasts and rice. They often think that this is the only available way to have that lean, toned, totally awesome body they’ve longed for so much.
If that were true, vegans would be excluded forever from ever attaining the BODY. Luckily, this is not true. A vegan diet does not in any way exclude you of ever getting fit and toned, quite the contrary, actually the right vegan food choices in conjunction with exercise will have you looking ripped in no time.
Jack & Friends is a New York-based startup that creates plant-based jerky made with jackfruit and pea protein that is not only vegan and top 8 allergen-free, but also has 21g of protein per bag with no added sugar for vegan fitness enthusiasts looking to increase their protein intake with a delicious and healthy snack. Pea protein is also a complete protein, which means you’re getting all nine essential amino acids your body needs.
Quinoa is basically a super-food because it’s high in protein, incredibly nutritious, and contains all nine essential amino acids. This gluten-free grain provides you with a healthy does of fiber, magnesium, B vitamins, calcium, iron, potassium, phosphorus, vitamin E, and a variety of antioxidants.
Plus quinoa has been shown to help prevent a number of diseases and can be prepared super quickly. Not to mention it’s never sprayed with a pesticides as the bitter coating acts as a natural repellent. Talk about a healthy food!
Our products are packed with protein (18-25g/serving), low carb, and with no added oils, they are virtually fat-free. Our macro friendly Plant Meats are made without protein isolates and made only with simple, recognizable ingredients.
Whole Grain Organic Lavash Crackers in flavors like Organic Cranberry & Grains, Spelt, Apple & Quinoa and Multigrain & Seeds. This cracker is filled with wholesome and delicious ingredients free of artificial preservatives and are a convenient snack size perfect for sharing, a healthy addition to any salad portable dip and assorted cheeses!
Ozery Family Bakery’s OneBun gives you the necessary fiber to keep you full and satisfied (unlike standard hamburger buns that are filled with excess calories, but lack real nutritional value). The Multi Grain OneBuns are pre-sliced buns that contains 7 grams of protein, and-like all Ozery products-the OneBun is non-GMO, free of artificial preservatives, and big on flavor. With the 100 Calorie OneBun, you save calories and can splurge a little extra with the burger sides!
This Veggie Drink has four servings of whole, organic vegetables in one 12oz bottle, making it an extremely nutrient-dense and hydrating beverage option. It also has three grams of protein from vegetables, and four grams each of fiber and healthy fats to keep athletes satisfied for longer. Superfoods like kale, avocado, cucumber and spirulina all have key nutrients to boost metabolism and speed recovery. Plus, it’s vegan, gluten-free, paleo-friendly, and Whole30 Approved – making it a real, whole food alternative to processed soy or grain protein offerings or shelf-stable vegan snacks.
Any vegan-conscious person looking to find the perfect food for fitness could do with adding more pulses to their diet. Pulses are rich in protein which makes them an ideal replacement for those meat cravings while boosting your metabolism. The fact that they also contain vital nutrients such as zinc and folate is just an added bonus to aid in your workout recovery.
Using fortified soya milk is helpful for physically active people because the soya variety contains much more protein than other plant milks, and the quality of soya protein is similar to that of meat and dairy protein. It also contains as much calcium as cows’ milk.
CompletEats is a superfood cookie made with simple and clean ingredients that have been sourced in California. Each cookie has seven grams of protein and is 100% plant- based. These cookies are also a good source of Omega – 3’s to help reduce muscle soreness and swelling after a work out.