The Ultimate Chocolate Birthday Cake (gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free, vegan, nut-free)

Ultimate Chocolate Birthday Cake (gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free, nut-free, vegan) | In Johnna's Kitchen

If you are offended by talk of the Fifty Shades of Grey books or movie, please skip the dialogue in this post and proceed directly to the bottom of this post for the recipe. Thank you. This cake, you’ll want it again and again. It will leave you screaming, begging for more. A mutually agreeable… 

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Blueberry Muffins For Two…Or Three (gluten-free, dairy-free)

Blueberry Muffins for two...or three (gluten-free, dairy-free) | In Johnna's Kitchen

I’ve been on a kick, making recipes that serve two.  It’s not just because my stretchy pants aren’t stretchy enough. Well, maybe that’s part of it.  I seriously cannot walk past a muffin without eating it…or part of it and insisting my favorite fella eat the other part.  And then he complains about his favorite… 

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Baked Stuffed Apples for two; gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan

Baked Stuffed Apples for Two | In Johnna's Kitchen (gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan)

On Monday I mentioned I am on a kick of creating small batches recipes.  In a house with just two people, I often give in to the temptation of leftovers, tempted by a full batch of something I should only indulge in a single serving of, mostly brownies.  Recently I’ve been making lots of hearty… 

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Healthy Snacks for a Healthy You! Pistachio Pairings

Pistachios with dates and aged cheese | In Johnna's Kitchen

One of my biggest challenges during the day is healthy snacking.  Today I’ve got three terrific pistachio pairings to share with you.  Easy, healthy combinations of foods that make a satisfying snack that is also good for you! But first I want to tell you why I adore pistachios… Pistachios offer more nuts per serving… 

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Protein Truffles, aka Healthy Buckeyes

Protein Truffles | In Johnna's Kitchen

  Over the holidays, many people where I live in the Midwest make Buckeyes, peanut butter balls dipped in chocolate. I hear that some folks simply call these Peanut Butter Chocolate Balls.  Whatever you call them, they are little chunks of super sweet, peanut butter-y goodness dipped in chocolate.  They are made of little more… 

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