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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 (188)

Pineapple-Vanilla Granita

Lightly sweet and totally refreshing, this frozen dessert has a coarser, slushier texture than sorbet. This easy granita recipe requires only five…

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Yuca Mash with Corn and Peas

Yuca, a starchy tropical root vegetable, takes the place of potatoes in this fresh variation on mashed potatoes, which is also studded…

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Mango Ice Cream

Frozen mangoes and banana make a shockingly creamy nice cream. Garnish this Mango Ice Cream with chopped fresh mango and a sprinkle…

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Mini Peach Tarts

Thickened with—surprise—sweet potato and a bit of agar powder, the filling in these summery peach tarts is delightfully light and fresh.

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Orange-Plum-Rosemary Ice Pops

Subtly infused with rosemary, these pretty ice pops are bursting with whole fruit.

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Loaded Lentil Nachos

These vegan loaded nachos are piled high with seasoned lentils, pico de gallo, and a mouthwatering cheesy sauce you’d never guess was…

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Pineapple Cucumber Salad

Fresh and juicy, this quick fruit salad is the perfect side dish for hot summer days. While we love the flavor of…

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Mini Bell Pepper Poppers

The shape and size of mini bell peppers make them the perfect vessel for this handheld party snack. The filling for these…

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Vegan Creamy Italian Dressing

This light and creamy dressing gets its fullness from canned chickpeas. Drizzle this vegan Italian dressing over salads or grain bowls.

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Green Lentil Pancakes with Sriracha Sour Cream

These lentil pancakes are great as snacks, packed lunches, or appetizers. If you can’t find green lentils, substitute brown lentils, which are…

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