Tempura Avocado Tacos (gluten-free, dairy-free)

Tempura Avocado Tacos | In Johnna's Kitchen

My favorite place to grab tacos used to have these divine avocado tacos.  A generous slice of avocado in lighty, crispy tempura batter, fried to tasty perfection.  The tempura avocado tacos used to come and go from the menu seasonally. Plus they didn’t work for me (because gluten) but my favorite fella digs them. Food… 

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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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I Ate Here: Taco Republic, Kansas City, KS

taco and corn from taco republic

Often when I write about restaurants, I make mention of a gluten-free menu, a separate menu made available by the restaurant listing only their gluten-free options.  Occasionally, I’ll mention an integrated menu where gluten-free dishes are indicated with an icon of some sort on the menu. Never before have I written about a place with… 

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Korean BBQ Tacos with Jackfruit!

korean bbq jackfruit (500x423)

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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A Mexican Fiesta Cooking Class in Lee’s Summit, MO


I get asked often by gluten-free folks to teach two things:  bread and Mexican food.  Bread I enjoy…but Mexican food?  Well, it’s one of my absolute favorites. I’m over the moon excited to be teaching my Mexican favorites for the first time! Here’s what you need to know about my cooking classes:  they are fast-paced,… 

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Garden Fresh Salsa, Blended

blender salsa In Johnna's Kitchen

Our garden is still producing tomatoes in huge quantities.  We’ve been having Garden Fresh Salsa on nearly everything.  I like it on eggs at breakfast, with veggies for a snack, on top of whatever it is we have for dinner.  Salsa is such a quick and easy creation to make in the kitchen, especially this… 

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