Breakfast Sausage with Tempeh

Tempeh Breakfast Sausage | In Johnna's Kitchen

I have a confession to make.  Even as a long-time vegetarian, I miss biscuits and gravy.  This isn’t about gluten, because I make wonderful gluten-free biscuits.  I’ve got gravy figured out, even without gluten or dairy.  It’s the flavor of breakfast sausage I miss. I’ve tried several different ways of making breakfast sausage: tofu, tempeh,… 

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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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Kenchi: Kimchi with a Bourbon Twist

KenChi: kimchi with a Bourbon twist

Kimchi in many variations hits our dinner plates here nearly everyday.  Fermented vegetables are not just good for me, but I truly crave the flavor.  Because I like my food a bit spicy, Kimchi is my favorite way to incorporate both fermented veggies and spice.  Over a year ago, during an evening cocktail-infused stroll in… 

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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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