Red Wine Tomato Basil Pasta Sauce

Tomato Basil Sauce | In Johnna's Kitchen

This pasta sauce, it’s the best pasta sauce ever.  Well, maybe not ever.  How about, it’s the best pasta sauce I’ve ever made?  Yeah, that’s it.  I’ve made lots of variations on pasta sauce, but this one is the deal.  Red wine tomato basil pasta sauce, make this with me, won’t you? Here’s the story… 

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Plantain Pizza Crust (gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan, grain free)

Plantain Pizza Crust | In Johnna's Kitchen

One of my very favorite appetizers in the KC area is the Sopes at Mestizo in Leawood.  (I can’t believe I’ve never told you about Mestizo!) I love their margaritas.) Their version of Sopes is a slightly crispy masa shell topped with black beans, a smoky tomatillo salsa, greens and radishes.  It’s not only delicious,… 

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My BEST Zucchini Recipes, gluten-free and more-free!

Zucchini recipes | In Johnna's Kitchen

It’s the time of year, zucchini is overtaking the garden.  And even if you don’t garden, it’s the time of year when your gardening friends are so zucchini-rich that they are leaving it on your doorstep by the bucketful. Whatcha gonna do with all of that garden fresh goodness?  Well, I’ve got some ideas for… 

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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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Hummus: The Basic Recipe

Basic Hummus with Veggies | In Johnna's Kitchen

If you buy hummus at the grocery store, this post is for you!  Today I’m sharing my basic recipe and how-to guide for making hummus. While I still buy hummus at the grocery store in a pinch, I much prefer making my own for several reasons. First, the ingredients in store-bought hummus.  While there are… 

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Avocado Kale Salad, Quick & Easy for Summer!

Avocado Kale Salad

Here’s another recipe from my “this is simple and we eat it often” category: Avocado Kale Salad. There are actually a few more ingredients than just avocados and kale.  Tomatoes, Onion, Cucumber, Basil…If you are like me with a backyard garden in the Midwest, you may have those ingredients right outside your door.  Talk about… 

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