For those of you who are after non-animal based protein sources here is a great selection from @change_begins_with_you.
Full details below. "What are some of your favourite plant based protein?
Proteins are the building blocks of life.
Every cell in the human body contains protein.
They are amino acids that are essential for our bodies to function properly…
Protein helps your body repair cells and make new ones.
There is definitely a lot more plant based protein sources out there but here are just a few...
These are based per cup (cooked)
Lentils - 18g protein
Lentils are an excellent source of molybdenum and folate. They are a very good source of dietary fibre, copper, phosphorus and manganese. They are a good source of iron, protein, vitamin B1, pantothenic acid, zinc, potassium and vitamin B6.
Black Beans - 15g protein
Black beans are a very good source of folate and dietary fibre. They are also a good source of copper, manganese, vitamin B1, phosphorus, protein, magnesium and iron.
Chickpeas - 15g protein
Chickpeas or garbanzo beans are a powerhouse of nutrients. They are a rich source of antioxidants and minerals such as iron, zinc, magnesium, folate, and phosphorous.
Oats - 6g protein
Oats are among the healthiest grains on earth. They are loaded with manganese, phosphorus, magnesium, copper, Iron, Zinc, Folate, Vitamin B1 (thiamin), Vitamin B5. Smaller amounts of calcium, potassium, vitamin B6 and vitamin B3
Quinoa 8g protein
Quinoa is one of the most protein-rich foods we can eat
It is a complete protein containing all nine essential amino acids.
It is rich in magnesium and phosphorous, as well as significant amount of iron, zinc, copper and potassium.
Nutritional yeast 9g protein per 2 tbsp
Nutritional yeast is a complete protein containing all nine essential amino acids.Is rich in thiamine, riboflavin, vitamin B6, niacin, vitamin B12, folate and zinc.