Spring Vegetable Lasagna + Giveaway!

Spring Vegetable Lasagna! Layers of zucchini, spinach, peas and creamy ricotta. Less than 250 calories per slice. #vegetarian | delishknowledge.com

Healthy spring vegetable lasagna! Layers of zucchini, spinach, peas and creamy ricotta. Less than 350 calories per HUGE slice.  Sometimes I wonder if I should rename this blog “Delish Pasta”. While I love just about every cuisine under the sun, my first love will always be Italian. Nothing eases my soul like a giant bowl…

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Zucchini Tofu Scramble

Zucchini and Basil Scramble! A healthy, cholesterol free breakfast option. If you haven't tried tofu scramble before, you're in for a treat! High protein and taste just a lot like eggs! | www.delishknowledge.com

Hi, my name is Alex. I am a dietitian nutritionist and I don’t eat breakfast. Ah. Feels so good to say it out loud. I know that I’m committing a big nutrition faux pas right now, but honestly, breakfast and I have never really gotten along. For one, my morning is for yoga, maybe running, coffee…

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Quick Indian Chickpeas

Dinner is ready in just 15 minutes! Roasted Indian chickpeas with tamarind sauce, yogurt and cilantro. Healthy, high protein and easy! | www.delishknowledge.com

Dinner is ready in just 15 minutes! Roasted Indian chickpeas with tamarind sauce, yogurt and cilantro.  Dinner ready in just 15 minutes! This is not a test. You might think that because I work as a food blogger/recipe developer/dietitian that my kitchen would always be overflowing with healthy snacks and meals to nourish myself and…

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Kale Caesar Salad & Polenta Croutons

Kale Caesar Salad! Creamy caesar dressing with crispy polenta croutons. Vegan & Gluten-Free | www.delishknowledge.com

Kale Caesar Salad! Creamy caesar dressing with crispy polenta croutons. Vegan & Gluten-Free It’s Friday and I’m bringing the party salad. Spicing up regular, boring old kale Caesar with crunchy, crispy polenta croutons. It’s like the Miley Cyrus of the VMAs. It must be spring in the air, because suddenly all I want are salads. Mango…

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Avocado Pesto Hummus

You've got to make this dip! Avocado Pesto Hummus with homemade parmesan crisps. | www.delishknowledge.com

You’ve got to make this dip! Avocado Pesto Hummus with homemade parmesan crisps. Perfect on sandwiches or as a dip.  This dip was bound to happen at some point. A trinity of my all-time favorite foods: avocado, pesto and hummus. Don’t make me pick a favorite! Because, I can’t. I know because whenever I go…

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Blueberry Lemon Chia Donuts

Blueberry Lemon Chia Donuts! Vegan cake donuts that are packed with fiber and omega-3 fatty acids! Perfect for breakfast, snack or dessert! |www.delishknowledge.com

  These donuts are proof that if you own a donut pan, you will inexplicably start craving donuts. On the reg. I never liked donuts. No, really. When BL and I lived in our old place, sans a laundry room, we turned Sundays into laundry day. Which, I think sounds much more nostalgic than it really…

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Beet and Berry Salad

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It’s coming… berry season is right around the corner, and I have been doing anticipatory backflips in my kitchen. Well, not really. If I could do backflips in my kitchen, I’d probably be an internet YouTube sensation instead of a humble, dietitian blogger. You feel me? But, here we are. Mere weeks away from the…

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Healthy Vegetarian Easter Recipes

Easter Roundup! 15 healthy, vegetarian recipes perfect for your Easter gathering: brunch, dinner, appetizers and drinks! | www.delishknowledge.com

I have been anticipating this weekend for months now.  Just counting down the months, days, and hours until I am able to spend Easter weekend in Napa with my family and best friends. This girls’ trip has been a long time coming, and I am craving some emotional and physical R&R. So while I will not…

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Smashed Potatoes with Chimichurri Sauce

Crispy Smashed Potatoes with Creamy Chimichurri Sauce! You'll want to bring this to your next cookout or potluck! Vegan and Gluten-Free | www.delishknowledge.com

Crispy Smashed Potatoes with Creamy Chimichurri Sauce! You’ll want to bring this to your next cookout or potluck! Vegan and Gluten-Free. Crispy smashed potatoes with creamy chimichurri sauce. Try saying that 5 times fast. These potatoes are making me want to fast track it to summer, where I can show up to BBQs and potlucks…

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Thai Slaw Cabbage Wraps

Thai Red Cabbage Wraps! Vermicelli and Napa Cabbage Slaw tucked into red cabbage cups and topped with ginger-peanut sauce. | www.delishknowledge.com

Thai Slaw Cabbage Wraps–two different ways! Vermicelli and Napa Cabbage Slaw tucked into red cabbage cups and topped with ginger-peanut sauce. Or rolled into spring rolls and served with a ginger-peanut dipping sauce.   Choose your own adventure! What should we call these? Is it a wrap? A roll? A lettuce cup? Ever since dreaming/making/photographing/and now writing…

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Vegan Potato Nachos

Vegan Potato Nachos! Crispy potatoes piled high with dairy-free cheese sauce, peppers, black beans, and guac! Gluten-Free and Vegan | www.delishknowledge.com

Whole-food Potato Nachos! Crispy potatoes piled high with dairy-free cheese sauce, peppers, black beans and guac! Gluten-Free and Vegan. Sometimes, recipe inspiration happens at the weirdest times. Usually, it’s right before I fall asleep and a thought will jolt me out of my bed so that I can write it down before it slips from my…

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Green Curry Sauce

Green Curry Sauce! A 15 minute spicy, delicious sauce thats perfect over vegetables, noodles, rice, tofu and more! You are going to want to make this one over and over again. | www.delishknowledge.com

Green Curry Sauce! A 15 minute spicy, delicious sauce that’s perfect over vegetables, noodles, rice, tofu and more!  A giant bowl of green food! Perfect for St. Patrick’s Day…which, I’m aware, happened two days ago. But, then the Academy decided to fall off its rocker and partner with Kraft cheese so this post got pushed back.  …

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Orange Lentil Salad with Avocado

Who says lentils are boring!? Not these! A twist on traditional lentil salad! French lentils cooked in orange juice topped with roasted oranges, shallots and creamy avocado. #vegan and #lglutenfree

 Who says lentils are boring!? Not these! A twist on traditional lentil salad! French lentils cooked in orange juice then topped with oranges, shallots and creamy avocado. It’s true- sometimes I dream up recipes with avocados just so I can eat avocados. It’s much easier to convince myself that I’ve had dinner if the dish includes…

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Collard Green Pasta

Collard Green Pasta! Shredded collards tossed with hot pasta, garlic, olive oil, red pepper flakes and seasoned bread crumbs. Dinner is ready in just 20 minutes! Vegan | www.delishknowledge.com

Collard Green Pasta! Shredded collards tossed with hot pasta, garlic, olive oil, red pepper flakes and seasoned bread crumbs. Dinner is ready in just 20 minutes!  When I talk to clients about cooking, one of the most frequent questions I get is “Where do you find inspiration for your recipes?” Um, a lot of eating….

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How to Cook with Tofu

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Tofu?! Eck. I know. I can practically see the eye rolls from my non-veg head friends right now. I know because I’ve been there. Many moons ago, like high school, when I was toying with the idea of being a vegetarian, my mom and I bought some tofu at the store to make for dinner. Yay!…

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