THE 7 BEST HIGH- PROTEIN GRAINS TO EAT

Sorghum

Sorghum isn't as common of a household grain as something like rice or quinoa, but this whole grain is packed full of protein

Teff

This grain is not only protein-rich (almost 10 grams per cup), but it's high in fiber and nutrients like iron, calcium, and potassium.

Kamut

Known as the "traditional grain of Egypt," Kamut Khorasan wheat (also just called Kamut) is an ancient whole grain

Amaranth

This gluten-free grain is technically a seed but is still classified as a whole grain, and in a one-cup serving.

Quinoa

Speaking of quinoa, this complete protein source is a versatile and affordable way to get in some extra protein at any meal.

Wild Rice

This grain comes from the seeds of an aquatic plant that grows in certain lakes in rivers in Canada

Farro

Rounding out our list of high-protein grains is farro—an ancient grain that has its origins in Rome.