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Darshana Thacker

Darshana Thacker is chef and culinary project manager for Forks Over Knives. A graduate of the Natural Gourmet Institute, she is the author of Forks Over Knives: Flavor! She created the recipes for Forks Over Knives Family and was a lead recipe contributor to the New York Times bestseller The Forks Over Knives Plan. Her recipes have been published in The Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease Cookbook, Forks Over Knives—The Cookbook, Forks Over Knives: The Plant-Based Way to Health, and LA Yoga magazine online. Visit DarshanasKitchen.com for more.

All Contributions from Darshana Thacker (199)

Air-Fryer Sweet Potato and Kale Calzones

It’s hard to believe that these vegan calzones are free of animal products and oil. A cheesy sauce coats the tender veggie…

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Air Fryer Mini Pizzas with Alfredo Sauce

The air fryer bakes individual-size pizzas in half the time of the oven, making it a great option for after-school snacks or…

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Creamy Corn Dressing with Dill and Chives

This creamy dressing gets its richness from pureed corn. It’s as tasty over greens as it is mixed into potato salad or…

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Creamy Carrot Soup

This bold-hued soup is perfectly sweet and seriously comforting. Peeling the red bell pepper helps make this carrot soup extra silky. Dress…

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Red Cabbage and Orange Salad with Cranberries and Walnuts

This rainbow-hued salad is a treat for the eyes and the taste buds. The salad develops its delicious flavor as it sits,…

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Delicata Squash with Creole Quinoa Stuffing

As long as you have 2 cups of cooked quinoa ready to go, these beautiful stuffed squash are easy to make. Creole…

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The Best Green Bean Casserole

A homemade chunky mushroom gravy brings fresh flavor to this green bean casserole, which is a whole-food, plant-based take on the classic…

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Banana Teff Bread

This nourishing banana bread features the world’s tiniest whole grain, teff. Teff is a seed with a subtly sweet, nutty flavor. Look…

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Purple Potato Cake with Autumn Fruits

Purple potatoes lend tenderness and unexpected color to this rustic cake. If you don’t have purple potatoes, use any sweet potatoes or…

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Curried Roasted Carrot Hummus

Spiced, pan-roasted carrots kick up the flavor of this ultra-creamy spread. Serve it with crudités or as a spread on wraps and…

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