80/35 Music Festival | In Johnna's Kitchen

I Ate Here: 80/35 Music Festival, Des Moines, Iowa

Continuing on my Summer of Music Festivals, I took a short roadtrip with my favorite fella to Des Moines, Iowa for the 80/35 Music Festival. We live just about three hours from Des Moines, yet haven’t spent a lot of time there.  Every time we are there, we discover

Jackfruit Crab Cakes | In Johnna's Kitchen (gluten-free, vegan, grain-free, Paleo)

Jackfruit Crab Cakes, You Gotta Try These!

In my mind, I’ve been vacationing at the seashore. I’ve been pretending we have dinner outdoors each evening as the full moon rises over the water. With my fantasies always come a vision of food, a dish I need to create. This time around it has been crab cakes, but without the crab.  How is… 

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Shophouse Bowl, Chipotle Cultivate Festival KC

I Ate Here: Chipotle Cultivate Festival KC

The Summer of Music Festivals continues for me.  Yesterday I attended Chipotle Cultivate Festival KC. If eating gluten free or vegan/vegetarian at a festival seems like a challenge to you, you’ve got to check out Chipotle Cultivate Festival.  So easy to eat well, so many options, so much fun. Cultivate Festival, as I mentioned earlier… 

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Two Ingredient Peanut Butter Banana Ice Cream For Your Dogs (gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan) | In Johnna's Kitchen

Two Ingredient Peanut Butter Banana Ice Cream For Your Dogs (and you)

Tomorrow is National Ice Cream Day.  While you could get out in the heat to grab free ice cream at any of the many places offering, you could stay at home and mix up your own two ingredient peanut butter banana ice cream. While this will certainly be enjoyed by your human family members, this… 

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Chipotle Cultivate Festival in Kansas City, July 18, 2015

          In my self-declared Summer of Music Festivals, I couldn’t go the whole summer and not visit one from right here in my home town. I’m thrilled to be attending Chipotle Cultivate Festival right here in KC this Saturday, July 18th. Chipotle Cultivate Festival is more than a music festival; it… 

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Bacon Cream Cheese Stuffed Dates (Gluten-Free, Vegan) | In Johnna's Kitchen

The Only Appetizer Recipe You’ll Ever Need: Bacon Cream Cheese Stuffed Dates (gluten-free, vegan)

Bacon Cream Cheese Stuffed Dates… I’m 100% positive this never happens to you, it’s only me.  Let me explain my predicament: When invited to a soiree, I should probably take a nibble or two to share.  I mean, I’m a food writer, after all.  There is a level of expectation that I will show up… 

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