10 Nut-Tastic Protein-Boosting Recipes for the Herbivore in All of Us

Looking for some protein in your meal but not a meat lover? Nuts are a great way to deliver nutritional value, improve your heart health, control your weight, and much more. Check out these 10 nutty recipes that are great if you're a vegetarian or vegan, or just not in the mood for meat!

Skinny Blueberry and Almond Trail Mix: Going on a long ride or in the mood to munch on some trail mix? Check out Skinny Mom’s blueberry and almond trail mix recipe! A combination of delicious fruit and nuts, this recipe will satisfy your taste bud's salty and sweet craving.

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Orange-Scented Green Beans with Toasted Almonds: With a prep time of just 15 minutes, this healthy and delicious meal gives an orange taste to some toasted almonds and steamed green beans. You get your protein and veggie fix all in one meal! Click here for recipe and instruction.

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Quinoa with Toasted Pine Nuts: Quinoa is a delicious gluten-free grain that can be mixed with vegetables and nuts. So, why not add some extra with tasty pine nuts to get your taste buds going? Click here to find the recipe and more!

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Gluten-Free Nut Crackers: Perfect for vegetarians and anyone who can't consume gluten, these gluten-free nut crackers are a great snack to eat in between meals or as an appetizer. This recipe can make up to 40 crackers depending on how big you make them. Click here to find out how!

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Almond-Honey Power Bar: Looking for a quick breakfast to make for you and the fam? Check out this almond-honey power bar recipe. A combination of almonds, seeds, and more, this power bar will taste like a treat for the morning!

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Green Olive and Almond Spread: A perfect touch to serve with whole-wheat crackers, this green olive and almond spread is a simple recipe that only takes about 10 minutes to prepare and 30 minutes of sitting time. Click here for the recipe and instructions.

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Nut Burgers (Vegetarian): You would think this eye-catching vegetarian recipe would take forever to make. Well, take only 25 minutes out of your day and you can prepare delicious veggie burgers for you and your family to enjoy! Click here for the recipe and instructions.

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Pecan-Crusted Sweet Potato Fries: A delicious recipe of sweet and spicy, these sweet potato fries crusted with spiced nuts is perfect to add as a side dish to any meal. Click here to find the recipe and instructions.

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Harvest Vegan Nut Roast: This delicious recipe can be made a variety of ways. By mixing different nuts and vegetables, you can create a different nut roast every time you make it. Click here for instructions.

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Pistachio Pancakes: There’s pistachio-flavored gelato, pistachio-flavored macaroons, so what about some pistachio pancakes? This low in sugar and high in protein recipe is perfect if you're a lover of both pistachios and pancakes! Click here to find the recipe.

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