As vegans, we are always asked where we get our protein. Bodybuilders and athletes are even more concerned about their protein intake. Guilt Free Vegan gives us ten Tips for Building Lean Muscle on a Vegan Diet. You want your total protein intake to be between 10-15% of total calories when working to build muscle. High protein vegan foods include Lentils, tofu, black beans, Quinoa, Amaranth, soy milk, Green Peas, Artichokes, Hemp Seeds, Oatmeal, Pumpkin Seeds, Chia Seeds, Tempeh, Hemp Milk, Edamame, Spinach, Black Eyed Peas, Broccoli, Asparagus, Green Beans, Almonds, Spirulina, Tahini, Nutritional Yeast, Chickpeas, Peanut Butter, and many more.