create an account

Create an account to track orders, manage your meal plan, and update your delivery preferences.

Already have an account with us?

pinterest Save

Eat these 5 foods to get all the necessary vitamins and minerals

Plant-based eating is one of the best things you can do to support optimal health, but will you get all the vitamins and minerals you need from food alone? While some may choose to add a plant-based multivitamin or supplement into the mix where needed to fill nutritional gaps, there are tons of vegan foods that are jam-packed with vitamins and minerals.

We’re sharing our top five plant-based food picks that happen to be super nutritionally-packed, giving your body the important vitamins and minerals it needs to thrive.


5 Plant-based Nutritionally-Packed Foods


#1 Spirulina

Also known as blue green algae, spirulina is a must-try plant-based superfood. It’s packed full of protein, iron, and B vitamins, fueling our plant-based diet with the essential nutrients the body needs.

You can easily add spirulina to your daily smoothie for a powerful vitamin and mineral boost!



#2 Quinoa

Searching for a way to up your protein intake? Look no further than quinoa. You’ll get about eight grams of plant-based protein per cup, not to mention all the fiber, and magnesium quinoa comes with.

Try using it in place of brown rice for an added protein and fiber boost, or enjoy it with your favorite salad.


Hemp Seeds

#3 Hemp Seeds

Hemp seeds are a nutrient powerhouse — these small but mighty seeds are rich in omega-3 fatty acids, and they are also considered a complete protein, making them a total win for a balanced plant-based diet.

Try enjoying them sprinkled over your morning bowl of oats or add to your smoothies or over avocado toast.


#4 Lentils

We can’t talk about plant-based protein without talking about lentils. These are a protein-rich plant-based food that comes with a hefty dose of fiber too. Lentils also happen to be a great source of iron, so consider adding them to soups, stews, or even homemade tomato sauce for an added protein boost.



#5 Broccoli

Broccoli is a nutrient-dense plant-based superfood we all could benefit from enjoying more of! Why? Well, it happens to be a great source of plant-based calcium, fiber, magnesium, folate, and even protein.

Try enjoying some roasted broccoli with olive oil and garlic for a tasty side dish.


healthy Bowl


Supercharge Your Plant-Based Diet With These Nutrient Powerhouse Foods

Enjoying a balanced plant-based diet is a great way to fuel your body with nutritionally-rich foods the body craves!

Try up-leveling your diet with these five plant-based nutrient-dense foods to take your healthy eating up a notch.

Looking for some done for you nutrient-rich plant-based meals? Check out these Veestro dishes, featuring many of these vegan superfoods.

Related Blog Posts

5 winter superfoods for more energy

plant foods that boost your energy

5 plant-based foods to ease anxiety

foods that help your body produce collagen naturally

5 hacks for a plant-based july 4th bbq

snacks: eat this, not that!

5 high protein veggies to add to your diet 

fresh is not always best: 4 surprising benefits of frozen food

5 ways plants power us in 2021

5 easy and healthy vegan holiday side dishes 

benefits of fermented foods for gut health

tofu: is it good or bad for you?

the surprising benefits of chocolate for health and well-being

benefits of eating beans

5 easy plant-based substitutes

3 easy vegan recipes for dinner

5 delicious and refreshing vegan summer beverages

5 advantages of plant-based diets for children

use this one hack to make going vegan easy 

here’s how a plant-based diet may reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes 

easy plant-based breakfast ideas

6 reasons why veestro is the best vegan meal delivery service

eat these 5 foods to get all the necessary vitamins and minerals

how protein and fiber help digestion and muscle recovery (and where to get them on a plant based diet)

how to stay hydrated this summer

5 foods that are good for your gut health

5 plant-based foods for better sleep

when cravings hit; eat this, not that!

5 superfoods that help boost immunity

5 real superfoods + 3 that are all hype

not all carbs are created equal: complex vs. simple carbs

5 foods for beautiful skin

breakfast: eat this, not that

top 5 mood-boosting foods to add to your diet

how can eating more plants help your heart? 3 benefits

5 health-boosting spices

here’s why the body thrives on carbs

the power of choosing beans over beef

how to boost your immune system for the cold and flu season

is oat milk healthy?

what you eat can impact climate change

an easy approach to reducing your risk of breast cancer

why does magnesium matter? 5 magnesium-rich foods

3 simple tips for losing weight starting today

deaths linked to heart disease are on the rise: here’s how a plant-based diet can help

your second brain - tips for a healthier gut

microwaves and nutrition: do microwaves kill our food?

eat these 5 foods to stay hydrated this summer

allergic to soy? these are 7 non-soy sources of protein

think fresh meals are better than frozen? think again!

what 1,500 calories looks like on a plant-based diet

your sugar detox guide

are you vitamin d deficient?

here’s what happens to your body on a juice cleanse

war on waste: are fresh veggies healthier than frozen?

got milk? the dairy industry’s mass deception

what happens to your body when you go vegan?

how easily can the pope go vegan?

supercharge your sex life

is it possible to prevent and reverse disease?

detox your body

eating healthy doesn’t have to be scary - 5 simple tips

the most unusual facts about berries

can you get enough protein from plants?

5 foods you should never eat

spotlight on: activated charcoal

5 superfoods for women's health

ancient remedies we use today

five magnesium-rich foods for stress relief

why detox?

10 ways to sneak in more veggies

high fiber foods you can snack on

myth vs fact: 5 things you didn't know about vitamin c

plant-based aphrodisiacs that work

5 heart-healthy foods

8 underrated veggies & why you should be eating them

probiotics - your best friend around the holidays

5 easy ways to detox after overindulging

holiday spotlight: pumpkin

the key benefits of juicing

should you take supplements?

veggie anatomy 101: carrots

is plant-based good for kids?

good carbs vs. bad carbs

food facts: tomatoes

frozen vs. fresh: know your veggies

10 seasonal superfoods

5 summer foods to keep you hydrated

how much water should you really drink?

stone fruit: five favorites for summer

men's health month: five plant-based benefits for men

5 protein-packed veggies

10 foods that boost your brain

five concerns about plant-based calories

vitamin d: essential like the sun

is soy good or bad for men?

12 foods to keep your heart happy

the sweet truth about sugar: myths and facts

get grounded with this winter superfood

5 winter squashes you need for better health right now

halloween inspired veggies to help you live longer

fat vs. sugar: the battle rages on

the soybean saga: myths and facts

5 reasons to fall in love with kale all over again

five reasons to get your calcium from plants

top reasons to have an apple a day

meeting your nutritional needs with veestro

just how important is breakfast?

food facts: watermelon

plant based protein to keep you satisfied

the truth behind antioxidants and food

do you get enough energy from your food?

is it a flower or a vegetable: discover the artichoke

6 foods that help reduce inflammation

grains to protect your immune system this winter

linking breast cancer and diet

nih guide: how to lower blood pressure with a dash eating plan

stop the madness! treat heart disease with a healthy diet -- not drugs!

want to lower your cholesterol? a pill is not a magic bullet!

are you at risk for heart disease?

can eating more veggies save your eyesight?

don't have breakfast without one of these three!