Keeping up with a vegetarian diet is definitely not for everyone, it can cause some negative impact in your health if you don’t have the enough amount of protein your body needs, and it can also be tricky to keep the calorie count on track and try to stay full without meat.
Every human body is different and you necessary protein intake varies depending on your size, physical activity and fitness goals.
Check out these delicious meals all contain under 400 calories and 15 grams of protein or more.
You will now have a guide on which foods have the protein you need if you´re trying to lower you mea intake.
Salsa Verde Lentil Tacos
Try out these Salsa Verde Lentil Tacos with Mango-Pomegranate Pico.
You can have two portions for just 389 calories and 15.9 grams of protein.
Trade the take-out breakfast muffin for this delicious spinach and sun-dried tomato omelet sandwich.
149 calories and 22.8 grams of protein.
Eggs and sweet potatoes
365 calories, 19 grams of protein, and so much goodness on these cheesy black bean stuffed sweet potatoes with poached eggs.
The perfect packed lunch
Kale, chickpea, and fennel salad with orange vinaigrette. 398 calories and 22.1 grams of protein.
Baked Zucchini Fritters
Each fritter has only 89 calories and 7 grams of protein, so make sure you have more than one.
Protein Boost Salad
Roasted fennel, asparagus, and red onions with parmesan and hard-boiled eggs.
This one is a little over with the calories at 446 calories, but with the 33.5 grams of protein is perfect if you are looking for a protein boost in case you need it for a hardcore workout routine.
The Perfect Parfait
This delicious blackberry yogurt parfait is perfect for your sweet tooth cravings, with only 314 calories and 30.1 great grams of pure protein.
Mushroom Cream Wild Soup
Try out a delicious hot meal, this cream of mushroom and wild rice soup. Each bowl has 180 calories and 16.6 grams of protein.
Grilled cauliflower with lentils
This one is really good, the delicious grilled cauliflower with lentils have 22 grams of protein and only 350 calories.
This delicious Thai salad and cauliflower rice wrap is really easy to make and you can pack it to go every time. 30 calories and 22 grams of protein.
Kale Goat Cheese Pizza
Just because you are on a no-meat diet doesn’t mean you miss all the fun. Try out this delicious pizza guilt-free with just 314 calories and 27.1 grams of protein per serving.
358 calories and 20.2 grams of protein in this amazingly delicious black bean chili with paprika yogurt and zucchini. It tastes and looks good good good.
A pizza you will absolutely love and that is really good for you. Try out this cauliflower pizza with Greek yogurt pesto and grilled veggies. The best part is that it´s just 31 calories and has 27 grams of protein.
Portobello Mushroom Caps
Yum! Portobello mushroom caps with feta, tomato, and mint. All that has only 398 calories and 19.8 grams of protein. Even meat lovers will have them!
As a vegetarian you can´t forget that peas are a great source of protein for you. Assuming you split the batch into four servings, this soup has 400 calories and 24.8 grams of protein.
Portobella Stuffed Pizza
Just cook the portobello and let the cheese melt on top. Make it Margherita style. 243 calories and 19.6 grams of protein per serving.
Overnight Breakfast Oats
This one is perfect for the one that have no time to have an elaborated breakfast every morning. Add blueberries and chia seed to this delicious overnight oats. 350 calories and 20.5 grams of protein.
Black Bean Tacos
This one is just barely over on calories with 412 and 17 grams of protein. Black bean tacos with spicy cashew cheese. Simply good.
Spanish Quinoa Stuffed Peppers
You can eat both halves with all the protein you need 14.4 grams and only 311 calories. Plus, they are super easy to make.
Sweet Potato and Lentil Cakes
Try out these delicious baked sweet potato and lentil cakes with lemony avocado sauce. All kinds of delicious, serve in a bed of spinach. 329 calories and 16 grams of protein.
Black Bean Tortilla Pie
Check out this amazing layered roasted veggie, sweet potato & black bean tortilla pie. Make sure you put some avocado on it, 356 calories and 18.1 grams of protein.