Vegetarians usually get a bad rep for the nutritional content of their diets -- specifically the amount of protein they can consume. Contrary to popular belief, vegetarians can get just as much protein eating meat-free foods as people who do consume meat.

The greatest problem that people face when they decide to become vegetarian is that they fail to properly research the nutritional aspects and often choose the wrong foods to eat. At that point, becoming a vegetarian can become unhealthy. Do your due diligence and make sound choices. There are plenty of protein rich meat free foods that vegetarians, or anyone, can add to their grocery list.

Here are some high protein vegetarian foods to consider:

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