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The eighth Healthy Habits challenge: Go meatless one day a week for all three meals.

10 Meatless High-Protein Foods

If you prefer chickpeas to chicken, keep in mind you still need 2 to 3 servings of protein per day. These 10 meatless foods are high in protein and will help to keep your body strong and healthy, sans the meat. By: Michelle Klug

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Seitan
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Seitan

Protein: 18g per 3 oz serving

Seitan, AKA wheat-meat, is hailed by vegetarians because of its substantial texture and high protein. Unlike tofu, seitan is a meat substitute that mocks the texture of chicken, making it ideal for sandwiches, soups, or anywhere you would traditionally use meat. Made from wheat gluten, seitan may not be sold in all grocery stores, so stock up at specialty markets, or make a batch from a recipe like this. 

View Recipe: Seitan Stir-Fry with Black Bean Garlic Sauce

 

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