Yams and beans make a rich and colorful main dish that goes well with tortillas, steamed green vegetables or a salad.
Here's a delicious noodle pie. Use pad thai noodles, available inexpensively at Trader Joe's. Whole Foods is a surprisingly inexpensive source for whipped cottage cheese. This pie is cheesy and creamy and full of your favorite herbs. Vegetables would be a nice addition, as well.
Here is a particularly high-protein recipe for non-meat chili. It's made with several kinds of beans, textured vegetable protein (soy) and it can be topped with shredded cheddar or monterey jack cheese for even more protein. Enjoy this gluten-free, meat-free warming comfort food for Lent or other times of year.