Quinoa (pronounced keenwa). It is one of the few vegan foods with a complete amino acid profile.
Quinoa is also yummy. I eat it as a hot cereal, with my smoothies, and as a side dish.
As far as vegan recipes go, this can vary greatly among individual own tastes, but for myself I have found that keeping it simple is profound, grow my own tomatoes, eat tropical fruits that are so ripe they have mold on them, but don't eat the mold, except Mangoes: wait till they are on the ground in the morning, the ones with a small crack are best. My entire grocery shopping list for food is quinoa, papayas, acacia berries, beets which baked are not only the edible version of canned and taste good. Keep the roots of the beets, for nitrate smoothies, or toss if you don't need high nitrate smoothies, and the leaves are awesome salads, passion fruit, dragon fruit, Bok Choi, sweet peepers, fresh raw sweet peas, bananas, Fuji water, blueberries, ginger roots, avocados, red onions, red potatoes, olive oil, pasta, garlic, almond and coconut milk, yeast, whole grain flour, A vegan protein shake mix. Oh and Himalayan pink sea salt.
Also I quit laughing at people who ate things like pink salt, and began learning why they ate things like pink salt. Eat to live not live to eat.