These are economical and easy high protein foods options to load your pantry. And we all know that protein is an essential part of our diet; our bodies need 20-30% of calories coming from protein. Women, as we mature, we need even more. So stock up on easy and healthy options to have on hand and include in every meal.
Nuts - you can eat them alone, top your oatmeal & salads
Nut butters - sandwiches, add to smoothies & yogart bowls
Cannelini beans - cheap pantry staple, add to soups & pasta, make a dip or spread
Pumpkin seeds - great snack, sprinkle on your salads
Lentils - inexpensive, multi-use, meat alternative
Pasta - yep, pasta is an underrated source of protein!
Plant-based milks - so many options & so many uses
Oats - inexpensive, filing
Quinoa - grain replacement, make a big portion for meal prepping
Canned tuna - easy & cost efficent, make a sandwich for lunch, add to your salads
Chia seeds - add too smoothies, top off your yogart, make chia pudding
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