Quick and Easy High-Protein Lunch Recipe

Jul 26, 2018

Looking for a quick, high-protein lunch you can make in minutes? This is it. It’s fresh, filling, and full of plant-based protein, fiber, and essential fatty acids. We call this our Power Lunch not only for the protein content but for the burst of energy it provides for hours after. When you can make a hearty meal this quickly, there’s no need for takeout or protein supplements. You can get all the protein you need from plant-based sources and not compromise on flavor!

Serves one 

Ingredients

1/2 cup cooked edamame
handful of halved cherry tomatoes
1/2 cup instant jasmine rice
2 tablespoons dairy-free cheese shreds (optional)
1 tablespoon sliced almonds
2-3 teaspoons olive oil (sub lemon juice for oil-free)
Salt and pepper to taste (add a dash of cayenne if you like spice)

Instructions

1. Toss together all ingredients until the mixture is evenly distributed.
2. Eat immediately or chill in the fridge for a few hours. High-protein lunch done!

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