Cheesy Macaroni. Cilantro gives this classic—and super-easy-to-make dish—a Mexican flare and more complex flavor. To make this dish vegan, simply swap the cheddar for a nondairy brand such as Daiya or Follow Your Heart.
Pungent Tahini Miso Spread. Makes 1 Generous Cup (about 8 servings.) Don’t let the color turn you off—spicy garlic and cayenne and rich tahini create a bold-tasting paste with a variety of culinary uses.
This traditional, fiery Korean condiment is served as a side dish with meals to aid digestion and add interest. You can serve it with any grilled meat or fish, toss with noodles, add to grilled cheese sandwiches, or use on hot dogs or burgers.
Ginger, vanilla, and figs make an irresistible combination in this spicy-sweet vegan treat. Roast the figs with brown sugar until they’re caramelized for a deeper and more intense flavor. You can also swap dried figs for fresh, for equally delicious results.