Mexican Corn and Avocado SaladFresh lime zest and juice lift this salad to a delightful level, and vibrant colors add to the appeal. You can use organic frozen corn if corn on the cob is out of season. Creamy Pickled “Herring”You’ll find great taste and texture in these eggplant “filets” which are marinated in a tangy cream sauce with onions. We haven’t tried a vegan version with nondairy sour cream and milk. If you do, please let us know how it turned out!CaponataThis robust Italian salad is equally enjoyable as a sandwich filling, a topping for veggie burgers, or spread on crostini as an appetizer for your next gathering.Eggless Potato OmeletOmelets can be enjoyed for any meal, but these golden shredded potatoes, seasoned with sweet onion and loaded with fillings of your choice, are an enticing way to start the day.Chia Pudding ParfaitHealthful, smooth chia pudding is a perfect match for crunchy granola and flavorful fruits. This parfait is beautiful to serve, as well!Indian Potatoes and CauliflowerA touch of turmeric brings a golden glow to this satisfying Indian specialty, called Aloo-Gobi Subji.Party Cheese BallFor convenience you can make this perennial favorite the day before your event. Once plated, consider surrounding your cheese ball with pear and apple slices, hearty crackers and small toasts, and/or pretzels.Golden Date and Apple PieNaturally sweetened with wholesome dates and fruit juice, this double-crust pie is sure to be a guilt-free hit. Granny Smith and gala apples are often favorites for pies, but many types of apples will work. See our tip for making a beautiful vegan glaze for the top.Minestrone SoupEnjoy this festive and distinctive soup as a meal in itself or as a first course to an Italian dinner. For a gluten-free version, use one of many available pastas made with rice, quinoa, corn or even lentils—and check your bouillon cube ingredients.Mock Tuna SaladUse this popular salad as a delicious sandwich filling, atop fresh greens, or as a hearty dip.Avocado Banana SmoothieThis is not only satisfying, but it’s a smart way to use avocado. Great for breakfast, but you can enjoy it throughout the day.Lentil PâtéThis dish is an adaptation of a traditional Middle Eastern recipe. It can be served hot or cold, as a pâté with bread or crackers, or in combination with cheese, yogurt dressing, and sprouts, tucked into a pita sandwich.