Protein in vegetarian food – how to get enough from different kinds of food

energy percentage protein in foodThe first thing people usually ask when you say you are eating is “But where do you get proteins from? “. As a vegetarian, it’s not that hard actually; you can eat egg, cottage cheese, beans, quorn, lentils and cheese. For vegans, it is a little worse; they may opt out of egg and cheese, but can instead choose tofu and soybeans. NFA recommends a daily intake of 10-20% protein, it is not that difficult to achieve if you add some protein-rich foods in each meal.

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Great tasting healthy toppings for your porridge

Porridge toppingsPorridge is both yummy and healthy. With the right sort of topping it will be even tastier and more healthy. The porridge on the picture is topped with cottage cheese (for added protein) and a really ripe and sweet banana.
Firstly, mix in a spoon or two of our Perfect antioxidant keep your tummy fine mix to ensure you get enough fibers and antioxidants.
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Spinach lasagna with cottage cheese and carrot

This is a lasagna that can be eaten with a clear conscience; it is healthy and feels healthy. It is also easy to make – by using cottage cheese instead of a béchamel sauce time is saved.
The lasagna can be frozen if there are any leftovers.
Cooking time: 60 minutes, 25 minutes preparation time and 35 minutes in the oven.
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Maria’s cottage cheese burgers with kidney beans, leek and parsley

Marias cottage cheese burgersThe best recipes are borrowed. I spotted a friend eating these burgers in her lunchbox and had to get the recipe. They are one of my favourites with a lot of flavourful nuances: leek, parsley, nutmeg and mustard.
Don’t kill these tasty burgers with ketchup! Instead, serve them with a fresh salad on the side. You can also deep freeze them for future needs.
Cooking time: 40 minutes, 20 minutes mixing, 5 minutes waiting and 15 minutes frying.
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Cottage cheese pancakes – for brekkie, dinner or a snack

Cottage cheese pancakesThese cottage cheese pancakes are both easy to make and quick to whip together. They work really well with a fruit salad. They contain quite a lot of protein and not too many carbs, so they work well on LCHF diets – just swap the spelt flour for almond flour.
These pancakes work really well as, breakfast a light dinner or a large snack.
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Savoury cheesecake in snack portions

Cheesecake LCHF styleThis cheesecake is great to make in small mini-portions, to use for a snack, for the picnic or after a workout.
You can of course also make the cheesecake in a larger dish, but then it will be harder to bring somewhere. This snack is actually perfect, both for a picnic, a snack and to have in your bag after a workout. There is just 1 g of carbohydrates in each portion, so it’s also perfect for those on a LCHF diet. Stick some in the freezer too, for a future date.
20 snack portions. Cooking time: 50 minutes, 15 minutes preparation and 35 minutes in the oven.
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