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Darshana Thacker Wendel

Darshana Thacker Wendel is a whole-food, plant-based chef and former culinary projects 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 and follow her on Instagram for more.

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Masala Simmer Sauce

This simple masala sauce is a vegan take on an Indian classic that you can use for simmering all sorts of vegetable…

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Potato-Spinach Casserole with Trumpet Mushrooms

A hint of black salt gives this scrumptious vegan casserole a quiche-like flavor profile, making it perfect to devour for either brunch…

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Rainbow Veggie Salad with Creamy Harissa Dressing

Don’t let the simplicity of the ingredient list fool you: The juxtaposition of the bold, spicy harissa dressing and fresh, crunchy produce…

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Easy Curry Noodles with Veggies

Whip up these finger-licking-good red curry noodles in a matter of minutes whenever you need a quick and nourishing meal. A basic…

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Vegan Moussaka

Lentils stand in for the traditional minced beef or lamb in this comforting vegan moussaka that gets its savory flavor profile from…

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Tempeh Nacho Salad with Creamy Chipotle Dressing

Halfway between a plate of loaded nachos and a taco salad, this drool-worthy dish is perfect to serve on Taco Tuesday (or…

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Homemade Harissa

Harissa is a Tunisian red chile sauce made with red peppers, dried chiles, fragrant spices, and a squeeze of zesty lemon juice….

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Thai Red Curry Sauce

The Goldilocks of curry sauces, Thai red curry has a deeper, bolder flavor than yellow curry but less of a spicy kick…

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Vegan Mixed Grill Platter

Here’s a fresh way to enjoy whole-food, plant-based veggie burgers: Grill them up alongside a rainbow medley of fresh veggies, cut them…

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Sweet Potato and Shiitake Mushroom Dumplings

There’s truly nothing tastier (and more rewarding) than a batch of homemade dumplings. These delicious little parcels are stuffed with a savory…

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