The 12 Best Vegan Protein Powders

The 12 Best Vegan Protein Powders

Jul 13, 2020 BY: Allie Mitchell

Here’s a list of our favorite vegan protein powders! Ah yes, the age-old question of “where do vegans get protein?” *eye roll* Well, aside from legumes, grains, vegetables, nuts, and seeds, there are plenty of plant-based protein powders that provide us veggie-lovers with the nutrients we need! Whether you’re hitting the gym 25/8, or just looking for a bit more energy for your at-home workday, these products are great to supplement with!

 

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Sprout Living

Sprout Living’s Epic Protein is one of the highest quality vegan supplements out there! Why? For starters, this top-notch protein powder is non-GMO, gluten-free, nut-free, and kosher. Each spoonful is loaded with superfoods, strength-building antioxidants, and protein—19 grams of COMPLETE protein to be exact! What's the best part? Their craveable flavors! Our current favs are the Vanilla Lucuma, Chocolate Maca, and Green Kingdom. Can’t choose which one to try first? Order them all, you won’t regret it!

Sprout Living

SFH

The name of this company stands for Stronger, Faster, Healthier, and that’s exactly what you’ll experience when you use their new Plant Protein! Made from a blend of pea protein, mushrooms, and MCT’s, each scoop of this creamy, grit-free vanilla protein powder can help promote your energy, strength, athletic recovery, and muscular development! Don’t believe us? We’ll let you in on a little secret—SFH was founded by a family of scientists and athletes, so their products are created and tested by pharmaceutical and medical professionals! It’s science, fam!

SFH Protein

Plantmade

Plantmade makes some of the most smooth and decadent plant-based protein powders out there! And beyond selling these stellar mix-ins that are vegan, keto, sugar-free, and non-GMO, this Black-owned company is using their platform to make strides toward racial equality and social justice. Their mission is to “redefine the relationship between people of color and the world of health & wellness.” One of the many ways they achieve this is by posting important articles on their website in regards to race and fitness. What an awesome company to support––and you won’t want to miss out on their great tasting products!

Plantmade

ALOHA

Say “ALOHA” to your new favorite protein powder! Whether you’re a parent on the go, competitive athlete, or a college student looking for more energy to get through the day, this power-boosting product from ALOHA is just what you need! Their nutrient-dense blend (available in chocolate or vanilla) is made from peas, brown rice, pumpkin seeds, hemp seeds, MCT oil, and more. It’s all-vegan, organic, non-GMO, and full of fiber, iron, and of course, protein!

ALOHA protein

PlantFusion

Now you’ve probably had your share of protein powders in the flavors of chocolate and vanilla, but what about red velvet cake or cookies and cream? Yep, it’s a thing—and it’s delicious! PlantFusion’s smooth and dreamy plant-based protein powders come in red Velvet Cake, Cookies And Cream, Rich Chocolate, Creamy Vanilla Bean, and Natural flavor variations. Each serving contains 21 grams of protein derived from artichokes, peas, amaranth, quinoa, and algae. By omitting brown rice protein and not relying solely on pea protein, the flavors and textures of these products are able to shine through. Additionally, Complete Protein from PlantFusion has a complete amino acid profile! Holla!

PlantFusion

Ripple

Whether you like to shake, blend, mix, or bake your protein powder, you’ll want to add Ripple’s pea protein to your rotation! Every portion provides you with 20 grams of protein, 110 calories, and 15% of your daily value of iron. Choose from their chocolate, vanilla, or unflavored varieties and get ready for a yummy, velvety experience! Oh, and their containers are made from 100% post-consumer recycled plastic—it’s a win-win! Find Ripple’s protein powder online or at Target and CVS locations across the nation.

Ripple

Vega

And the award for the most diverse line of flavors and products in the realm of vegan protein powder goes to … Vega! This protein powerhouse has 13 different lines of powders to choose from. Wow! Whether you’re in need of sport nutrition, nighttime muscle repair, all-in-one daily nutrition, a smoothie add-in, or some extra greens in your life, there’s a Vega product for that. No really, there is! French Vanilla All-in-One Shake, Peanut Putter Sport Premium Protein, Chocolate Protein & Greens, Cold Brew Coffee Protein & Energy, Ashwagandha Botanical Blends, Vanilla Caramel Nighttime Rest & Repair, shall we continue? Fun fact: 1 serving of Vega’s Protein & Greens has as much Iron as 5 cups of spinach or broccoli!

Vegan protein

Ayurvedic Protein

Ayurveda is an ancient Indian medicinal system that promotes health, wellness, balance, and vitality through a combination of diet, exercise, lifestyle, and herbs that are catered to your individual needs and energetic makeup (or dosha). Ayurvedic Protein has created a vegan protein powder with herbs and spices that are balancing for all doshas! Their caffeine-free Vanilla Chai flavor was created after the popular Masala Chai from India. It’s organic, vegan, gluten-free, soy-free, keto-friendly, and oh-so-tasty!

Ayurvedic Protein

VeganSmart

In search of a way to reduce diet-related illness and obesity with plant-based products, Kareem Cook and Claude Tellis partnered up with vegan filmmaker and fitness expert John Lewis (a.k.a. Badass Vegan) to create VeganSmart. They curated products such as Organic Pea Protein, All-in-One Nutritional Shakes, and VeganSlim Weight Loss Shakes to offer the community with many health-forward beverage blends. This Black-owned company now sells their products in health food stores, drug stores, and supermarkets across the nation––even in low-income communities that are often ignored.

VeganSmart protein

KOS

Get your gains on with the top-rated Organic Plant Protein from KOS! This 30-serving container of nature-powered goodness comes in Chocolate, Vanilla, Peanut Butter & Chocolate, and Chocolate Chip Mint flavors. These items are vegan, gluten-free, soy-free, USDA-certified organic, and made here in the US. What’s the protein count? 20 grams per serving, achieved from peas, quinoa, flax seeds, pumpkin seeds, and chia seeds! Still need some convincing? Check out the glowing reviews left by over one thousand plant-lovers on their website!

KOS protein

Garden of Life

If you’re looking for a protein powder that’s healthy and effective, check out the vegan offerings from Garden of Life! From their Raw Organic Protein and Organic Plant Protein to Fit Shakes and Meal Replacement Shakes, Garden of Life’s products are made from wholesome ingredients that will fulfill your energetic and nutritional needs! Take their Raw Organic Protein powder for instance. It’s composed of 13 different raw sprouted proteins, delivering you with 22 grams of protein, a complete essential amino acid profile, vitamins, probiotics, and enzymes.

Garden of Life

Orgain

Whether you enjoy drinking water, coffee, tea, or smoothies, consider adding a spoonful of Orgain’s rich and velvety vegan protein powder to boost your day! On top of their traditional Plant-Based Protein Powder in chocolate and vanilla, you can also shop their Simple, Superfoods, Keto, Protein & Greens, or Meal Powder variations.

Orgain protein

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