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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St. Patrick’s Day Round-Up (gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan)

Jackfruit Reuben Sandwich | In Johnna's Kitchen

St. Patrick’s celebrations are huge here in Kansas City. There are multiple parades on Snake Saturday and a huge parade on St. Patrick’s Day, in addition to several smaller parades. There are lots of festive gatherings all over the city in addition to the parades and lots of parties to attend. We do St. Patrick’s… 

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Buffalo Hasselback Potatoes (dairy-free)

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Hasselback potatoes are a dinner favorite here. They are so easy to make and fun to top with just about anything in the fridge. I love the flavor of Buffalo wing sauce, even though I’ve never had wings. The sauce paired with my dairy-free bleu cheese dressing makes spicy, cheesy Buffalo Hasselback potatoes that will… 

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Bourbon Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies

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These cookies.  Oh my word.  Bourbon. Bacon. Chocolate.  Plus the cookies are gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free, grain-free, refined sugar-free*, vegetarian and vegan.  That’s a whole bunch of food labels when what you really need to know is that these cookies will blow your mind.  Slightly crispy on the outside, chewy on the inside.  Salty with smoky… 

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Étouffée with Tempeh Andouille Sausage (vegan, gluten-free, spicy!)

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Tomorrow is Fat Tuesday, the last day of culinary and cocktail debauchery for those who observe Lent.  In our house, that means Milk Punch and Étouffée.  I’ve created a tempeh andouille sausage to go in my version, so you get two original recipes today! I’ve simplified traditional Étouffée and created a version that does not… 

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Milk Punch, A Cocktail for Mardi Gras and More! (dairy-free, vegan)

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Mardi Gras requires a good cocktail.  For some, it’s a hurricane or other rum concoction.  For me, it’s Milk Punch.  While some make it with brandy or whiskey, I prefer mine with bourbon.  And hold the dairy, please. My memory of dairy-full Milk Punch is that of a thick, creamy drink with a powerful bourbon… 

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