Sugar and Spice Candied Almonds or Pepitas in the Crockpot with a Gift Printable

sugar and spice almonds in the crockpot | In Johnna's Kitchen

It’s a challenge for me to walk past a spiced nut stand in the mall or at a festival.  I love the aroma of nuts roasting amongst gooey sugar and spices.  This time of year, the smell of roasted nuts and a steaming mug of Glühwein transports me to the magical German Christmas markets. Food… 

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Korean BBQ Tacos with Jackfruit!

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It’s no secret I’m a BIG fan of Jackfruit.  It’s my favorite ingredient to use as a veg  alternative to meat. When gluten and I had to part ways, I was in a tizzy trying to find replacements for the meat substitutes I had used in the past.  Most were full of gluten. And then… 

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Slow Cooker Spaghetti Sauce, from the garden!

Crockpot Spaghetti Sauce with Zoodles In Johnna's Kitchen

Last week I shared a photo on Facebook of tomatoes fresh from my garden.  But you already knew that since you *like* me over there, right? 😉 While the harvest is a bit later than in years past, it looks like a very successful year for homegrown maters.  I was running out of inspiration, I… 

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Jackfruit Reuben Dip, gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan

Gluten-free, Dairy-Free, Egg-Free Vegan Jackfruit Reuben Dip

Yesterday I shared my latest jackfruit creation, a Reuben sandwich.  It’s everything a Reuben should be, just without meat, dairy and eggs. In testing the recipes several times, I had plenty of opportunity to use the ingredients in other forms.  I used the corned jackfruit as burrito filling, I mixed it in with potato hash. … 

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Twelve Months of Healthy Eating: Pumpkin Kale Chili in the Crockpot

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Brrr!  We’re having a snow day here.  There’s really nothing better than a crockpot full of chili on a cold, snowy day! Last month I shared this post with you about my calendar project.  I brought a calendar home from my favorite little grocery store in Key West and am re-making each month’s featured recipe… 

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Slow Cooker Pulled Not-Pork Jackfruit BBQ, Carolina Style

carolina jackfruit bbq recipe

I make my original KC-style BBQ Pulled Not-Pork Jackfruit often, it’s a favorite dish not only in my home but in the homes of several other friends. It’s tradition around here in KC that our sauce is tomato-based, usually ketchup and molasses. But every once in awhile I meet someone who prefers Carolina BBQ, a… 

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