Herb’n Olive Tapenade, Holiday Appetizer in a Hurry!

Herb'n Olive Tapenade | In Johnna's Kitchen

This post is sponsored by Mezzetta, my favorite brand of olives.  I have been compensated for ingredients and this post. All opinions are my own, as always. I only endorse products I believe in and use in my kitchen. I was so excited when the folks at Mezzetta asked me to create a holiday recipe. … 

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Walnut Kale Hummus, So Very GREEN!

Walnut Kale Hummus | In Johnna's Kitchen

I am always on the hunt for a new flavor combination to incorporate into hummus.  This week I give you Walnut Kale Hummus! So yeah, it’s very green.  Not a typical color for hummus at all.  Color aside, it has a very bright flavor that is light and refreshing, not as heavy as some of… 

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Sriracha Hummus

Sriracha Hummus | In Johnna's Kitchen

Earlier this week I shared my basic hummus recipe.  Today I’m sharing my current favorite hummus: Sriracha Hummus. I know, I know.  There’s Sriracha everything right now.  I was told recently that I need to quit it with the Sriracha, it’s too trendy, everyone is doing it.  But here’s the thing: I truly like Sriracha…. 

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Mexican Stuffed Mushrooms

Mexican Stuffed Mushrooms | In Johnna's Kitchen

We eat kale enchiladas often.  To complete the meal, I make a side of Quick and Easy Mexican Rice and refried black beans.  Inevitably, we have leftovers.  My favorite way to use up the last of the leftovers: Mexican Stuffed Mushrooms. When I think of stuffed mushrooms, my thoughts go to cheesy, bread crumb topped… 

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Black Eyed Pea & Roasted Garlic Hummus

Black Eyed Peas

Black Eyed Peas are one of my favorite foods to assure good luck in the New Year. This hummus is a quick and easy way to eat black eyed peas, along with other good-for-you ingredients like olive oil and roasted garlic. Oh, the roasted garlic!  This recipe uses an entire head (not a clove, a… 

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Pimento Cheese Spread: Beyond the Sandwich (dairy-free, vegan)

pimento cheese (dairy-free) In Johnna's Kitchen

Pimento cheese sandwiches bring back childhood memories of sandwiches on white bread, laden with either homemade pimento cheese or the variety we called pimento cheese “spread,” that actually came from a glass jelly jar.  Do you remember it, too? While chatting with my friend Tina and her fella about tasty dishes that contain dairy, pimento… 

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