Skip Nav
Healthy Recipes
If You Want to Lose Weight and Still Drink, Read This
Healthy Living
Stop Stress in Its Tracks With These 5 Easy Tips
Fitness Gear
Ring the Alarm! 17 New Ivy Park Products Are Leaving Us Crazy in Love
Cydni3693525 Cydni3693525 4 years
I'm a vegetarian, from a long line of vegetarians that goes at least four generations back, and I've always understood that the amino acids in grains and legumes complement each other, and a complete protein can be obtained by combining a grain with a legume. This is the nutrition information I still believe. So I'm fine with calling all of these dishes complete proteins.
mattamj216 mattamj216 4 years
Sources of complete protein Generally, proteins derived from animal foods (meats, fish, poultry, cheese, eggs, yogurt, and milk) are complete, though gelatin is an exception.[1] Proteins derived from plant foods (legumes, grains, and vegetables) tend to have less of one or more essential amino acid.[3] Some are notably low, such as corn protein, which is low in lysine and tryptophan.[5] Certain traditional dishes, such as Mexican corn and beans, Japanese soybeans and rice, and Cajun red beans and rice, contain one ingredient which compensates for the lack of essential amino acids in the other in order to fulfill the needs of a complete protein.[6][7] Some foods contain all the essential amino acids on their own in a sufficient amount to qualify as a "complete protein". Complete protein foods that also obtain the highest possible Protein Digestibility Corrected Amino Acid Score (PDCAAS) score of 1.0 are certain dairy products (including whey), egg whites, and soy protein isolate.[citation needed] Other foods, such as amaranth, buckwheat, hempseed, meat, poultry, Salvia hispanica, soybeans, quinoa, seafood, and spirulina also are complete protein foods, but may not obtain a PDCAAS score of 1.0.[1][8]
mattamj216 mattamj216 4 years
Sorry to be a debbie downer but you wrote "complete protein" on a lot (all?) of these meals.. when that is not true. A Multitude of beans (different types of beans) can be added in combination to create a complete protein (meaning it contains all of the essential amino acids found in meat - thus being a vegan substitute).. but none of your recipes do this. It can be done (most types of vegetarian indian food) but not in the meals explained above. Stop spreading false 'bro-science' when it comes to nutrition please.
queen-pixie queen-pixie 5 years
I really would love this recipe.... Anyone?
hlwlms hlwlms 6 years
Can you please provide the recipe for the cover (bean soup) recipe? Looks amazing. Thank you in advance!!!
et-moi et-moi 6 years
I want the recipe for the cover image, whatever it is, it looks amazing! Where can I find it?
spottedgurl spottedgurl 6 years
I what this recipe where can I find it on the website?
Wine-Harlots Wine-Harlots 6 years
Looks fantastic.
Pumpkin Raisin Flax Muffin Recipe
The Difference Between Tofu and Tempeh
Califia Farms Almond Milk Cold-Brew Pumpkin Spice Latte
Vegan Halloween Chocolate
From Our Partners
Latest Fitness
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds