There are many great reasons to become vegetarian.

Setting aside the ethical considerations generally at the forefront of such a decision, shunning animal products and going ‘green’ usually means upping your intake of fibre-rich vegetables that help alkalise our blood and supply a plentiful array of essential minerals, vitamins, enzymes and antioxidants.

But what about protein? Granted, vegetarian protein sources are not as abundant as we’d like: but you can easily meet your daily targets if you know what to look out for.

Wondering how to get protein as a vegetarian? Then read on to learn which sources are best.