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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.

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Green Goddess Dip

This emerald-green, herb-infused dip makes a nice, light complement to fresh veggies. Serve it with crudités such as sliced cucumbers, sugar snap…

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Tortilla Roll-Ups with Lentils and Spinach

These tasty finger foods get their Moroccan flavor from ras el hanout, a classic North African spice blend of cumin, ginger, cinnamon,…

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Vegan Chili Cheese Fries

This festive dish is a healthy reinvention of a greasy fast-food classic. Oven-baked steak-cut fries get smothered in a zesty homemade chili,…

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Roasted Cauliflower and Quinoa Casserole

This easy, cozy casserole melds tender quinoa with roasted cauliflower, green peas, and a zesty marinara sauce.

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Fruit-Topped Vanilla Cupcakes

These wholesome homemade cupcakes are subtly sweet and delightfully moist. (They also happen to be gluten-free.) The secret ingredient in the creamy…

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Crispy Potato Cheese Sticks

Loaded with a shockingly mozzarella-like potato cheese, these crispy-on-the-outside, melty-on-the-inside vegan cheese sticks require a little planning ahead, but they are well…

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Ranch Dressing

Toss this vegan ranch dressing with greens or into a Buddha bowl, or serve it as a dip with crudites and other…

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Taco-Spiced Tortilla Chips

Unlike store-bought chips, these seasoned tortilla chips have no artificial ingredients and are oven-baked, not fried. And they are just as addictive….

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Sun-Dried Tomato and Caramelized-Onion Focaccia

Focaccia is like a freestyle pizza. It’s perfect for parties because it can be served in any-size pieces (small squares to large…

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Tex-Mex Polenta Bowls

A hint of cumin and sea salt dial up the flavor of a simple polenta porridge. Black beans and avocado add extra…

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