Vegan Diet Suggestions

Vegetarian or Vegan?

Try plant-based proteins: beans (black beans, garbanzo beans, kidney beans, etc.) edamame, tofu, tempeh!

Starch options: opt for whole grain, complex carbohydrates as your fuel! I have put a * next to my favorites!

  • Quinoa*— you can add whatever flavors/spices of dish to quinoa to boost flavor
  • Sweet potato*
  • Brown rice*
  • Pasta (Black bean or Quinoa based pasta)
  • Potato
  • Rice Varieties: Jasmine*, Basmati*, Wild Grain*, Etc.
  • Buckwheat
  • Broken wheat
  • Amaranth

(there are other options as well but I just gave a ‘basic’ list) Vegetable options: leafy greens are your best bet here! I have put a * next to my favorites!

  • Spinach*
  • Green Beans*
  • Mushrooms*
  • Asparagus*
  • Broccoli
  • Cucumber*
  • Red, Yellow, Orange Peppers*
  • Zucchini*
  • Kale
  • Bok Choy
  • Spaghetti Squash* (unsure if this is even considered a vegetable)
  • Carrots*
  • Tomatoes*
  • Sugar Snap Peas