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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 (223)

Yuca Coffee Cake with Walnuts and Orange Zest

Made with naturally gluten-free yuca flour (aka cassava flour), this lightly sweet coffee cake can be served plain or dressed up with…

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Chickpea Curry Stew with Kale

This Indian-inspired chickpea stew features a mouthwatering combination of flavors and textures, with slightly crunchy kale complementing the more fork-tender ingredients. Taking…

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Your Grocery Shortlist: Top-20 Quarantine Must-Haves

Heading to the grocery store during the COVID-19 pandemic? First things first: There’s no need to hoard. If you’ve noticed empty shelves…

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Curried Millet Sushi

This recipe makes the most of millet’s flavor-absorbing potential by cooking the grain with spices before using it as a filling for…

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Thai Vegetable Noodle Soup

This recipe requires just one pot and 25 minutes. With lots of veggies and plenty of Thai spices, this brightly flavored Thai…

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Thai Spice Blend for Seasoning and Cooking

Thai spice blends often combine multiple exotic ingredients such as lemongrass, galangal, and kaffir lime leaves. We combined dried lemongrass (easy-to-find dried…

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Quinoa Sushi with Thai Peanut Dipping Sauce

A Thai-inspired peanut sauce is the perfect dipper for these delicate quinoa sushi rolls. Tip: Any shade of quinoa will work in…

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Baked Yuca Fritters with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

The mild flavor of yuca pairs nicely with a garlicky red pepper sauce. Look for the potato-like tropical root vegetable, sometimes called…

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Berry-licious Overnight Oats

Perfect for a Valentine’s Day breakfast for two, these berry breakfast bowls are a treat to behold and a sweet, nourishing way…

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Yuca and Kale Salad

The tropical root vegetable yuca (sometimes labeled as cassava) adds satisfying starchiness to this chopped salad. Jalapeño adds a touch of spiciness;…

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