Fahrmeier U-Pick Strawberries | In Johnna's Kitchen

Strawberry Patch and Angel Food Cake (gluten-free)

I went to my favorite local strawberry patch with a dear friend and her kiddos this week.  We had the BEST time. Plus we brought home gorgeous berries. If you are in the KC area, go visit my friends Lorin and Bret at Fahrmeier Farms. They will also have blackberries next month.  The wheels are… 

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Chocolate Hummus | In Johnna's Kitchen

Chocolate Hummus

Chocolate Hummus. I’m gonna give you just a minute to wrap your head around that one… I know I’ve taunted you with photos of chocolate hummus I took on a recent flight… And then more chocolate hummus I took to the strawberry patch… Does it sound strange to you?  One of my sweet little friends… 

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Cilantro Peanut Dipping Sauce | In Johnna's Kitchen

Cilantro Peanut Dipping Sauce

I had the best spring rolls on my recent vacation and they came with a dipping sauce that was green.  I was fascinated and then wondered why I had never put anything green in my dipping sauces. I surely put green ingredients into about everything else I eat. Why not dipping sauce?  Allow me to… 

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Rainbow over Orange Beach | In Johnna's Kitchen

I Vacay’d Here: Luxury Coastal Vacations, Pensacola to Gulf Shores

Did you see all of the gorgeous photos I shared while vacationing last week from the balcony of our beachfront condo? Well, just in case, here’s another… What I didn’t share was the wonderful experience with the condo rental agency, Luxury Coastal Vacations.  Way back in January, we decided we were going to Hangout Music… 

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Gluten-Free Vegetarian Nachos, Lulu's at Homeport Marina

I Ate Here: Lulu’s at Homeport Marina, Gulf Shores, Alabama

Years ago I visited the original location of Lulu’s, back when it was a little place on Weeks Bay, Alabama.  I even created a recipe inspired by a dish I enjoyed there.  On our recent trip to the Gulf Shores area, high on my list was visiting Lulu’s in their current location.  Oh my goodness,… 

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Hangout Fest 2015 | In Johnna's Kitchen

I Ate Here: Hangout Music Fest, Gulf Shores, Alabama

There’s an expectation of fair and festival food: fried, on a stick, not healthy, definitely not gluten-free.  Guess what?  That expectation is WRONG. Hangout Fest did an incredible job showing that folks like me, folks like you, can indeed eat at a festival. That’s a real worry, I hear it from folks all the time…. 

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