How much protein in fruits and vegetables?

vegetables high in protein


When Clotilde over at Chocolate and Zucchini shared this article about the amount of protein in vegetables and fruits, I knew this was something I’d want to save to refer back to. I’m not a vegetarian, but I don’t eat a ton of meat, either, so plant-based protein sources are key to my diet.

how much protein in fruithow much protein in vegetables

The charts can take a while to digest, but here are a few things I’m going to try to implement in my eating routine to make sure I get the protein I need for my workouts:

– For salads, try for spinach over romaine or iceberg lettuce (it’s next to impossible to find collards or kale in Paris)
– Snack on pistachios, peaches or bananas on workout days
– Green peas would be a great side for a workout-night dinner

What’s your favorite protein source?

One thought on “How much protein in fruits and vegetables?

  1. Some of my favorite vegetables are greens such as collards, spinach, and Brussels sprouts. I never thought of them as being a good source of protein. This chart will be very useful.

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