Protein is such an important nutrient which is essential for growth, repair and building processes in the body.
It’s important to have some not just after a workout but in all your meals along with carbohydrates from whole grains, legumes, veggies, fruit and healthy sources of fats. It helps your blood sugar levels to stay balanced and together with fibre helps keeping you satisfied and full for longer.
And there are so many plant based sources of protein that you can include in your daily eats. Here’s some of my favourite ones!
Hemp and Chia seeds
These tiny seeds have are amazing..just 3 tablespoons deliver 8-10 grams of protein and both contain healthy omega 3s fatty acids that make skin glow and hair shinier, healthy fibre, calcium and magnesium. Turn them into chia pudding or hemp milk to boost the protein content of breakfast granolas; sprinkle onto salads or add to smoothies to make them creamier and perfect for a post-workout refuel. Hemp actually contains all the essential amino a...