Recipes by Darshana Thacker

Cherry Chocolate Chip Bliss Balls

These chocolate chip treats are so yummy that I call them “bliss balls.” They are so delicious that it’s nearly impossible to stop at one, and even difficult to stop at two. I suggest you make a... more

Polenta–Black Bean Medallions with Spicy Salsa

This polenta and black bean recipe is a fun dish that can be made into an appetizer when cut into medallions or a main dish if you prepare it as a casserole topped with assorted steamed vegetables.... more

Chickpea Chili on Baked Potatoes

At a deli one afternoon, I ordered a tomato-vegetable soup and a baked potato. When I received the two items, they looked like they belonged together, so I poured the soup over the potato. The result... more

Quinoa with Kale and Roasted Butternut Squash

This is a great lunch or dinner dish no matter what season it is. During the summer, serve it chilled on a bed of greens, and during the winter, serve it at room temperature with a cup of hot soup. (... more

Dairy-free Spinach and Artichoke Dip

This fat-free, dairy-free spinach and artichoke dip has a delightfully creamy yet light taste and texture. Serve with crudité or baked chips. Ingredients: 1¼ cups unsweetened, unflavored plant milk 3... more