June’s Sugar Cookie Blossoms

My grandma made the best Sugar Cookies. They were soft, moist, and made with love. She made them around the holidays, where I ate more than what my parents wanted me to. Let’s be real, most kids ride the sugar high from Thanksgiving till the New Years. I took my grandma’s recipe, made some tweaksContinue reading “June’s Sugar Cookie Blossoms”

Healthy Cucumber Salad

A summertime staple in my family’s house when our cucumber plants go crazy! Both of my parents have their own delicious versions of this recipe; however, they are loaded down with extra calories. I trimmed down on the extra’s, yet just as delectable as the originals. Servings : 2-3 Ingredients: (1) 6-7-inch-long cucumber thinly slicedContinue reading “Healthy Cucumber Salad”

Lemony Italian Rubbed Chicken

I have been grilling up a storm lately as the weather has finally warmed up in the Midwest! Summer is in the air and this is a perfect rub for grilled chicken. Ingredients: Zest of 1 Lemon Couple of grinds of black pepper (2 pinches) Couple grinds of salt (1 pinch) 1 tsp of anContinue reading “Lemony Italian Rubbed Chicken”

Roasted Chickpea and Quinoa Salad

Got chickpeas and Quinoa in the pantry? Looking for a simple meatless salad that could be a side or a main dish? Well this salad is for you! Making a meatless salad is out of the norm for this farm girl, but sometimes a light salad is all that I want. ~4-6 servings Ingredients: 3Continue reading “Roasted Chickpea and Quinoa Salad”

Chicken Sausage with Peppers and Onions

This is probably the most simplistic recipe ever, but to good to not share! I often make this as a simple dinner and is great for meal prepping. ~4-5 servings Ingredients: 5 Chicken Sausages cut on the bias 5 Mini Sweet Peppers thinly sliced ½ Onion thinly sliced 1 tbsp Olive Oil                Salt andContinue reading “Chicken Sausage with Peppers and Onions”

Refrigerated Pickled Red Onions

Last year I had such a cracking for pickled onions that I created this recipe, and brought them to my nephew’s second birthday party. We were having a cook out and they were perfect in the pasta salad that I made (that recipe is going to be up soon!), but also on burgers and brats.Continue reading “Refrigerated Pickled Red Onions”

Cheesy Hamburger Pasta

I grew up eating a lot of ground beef with the classic box helper. Not going to name name’s but it was a staple in the house as we had beef and those boxes were cheap! We even just listed of the varieties as meals. Now those boxes are expensive and do not taste theContinue reading “Cheesy Hamburger Pasta”

Banana Bread Muffins

Has anyone bought to many banana’s and they started getting to many brown spots? Okay that never happens in my house because I am one of those weirdos who likes brown spots on a banana. These muffins are a perfect way to use extra bananas. They also make a perfect addition to any breakfast orContinue reading “Banana Bread Muffins”

A little Quarantine Catch Up

I just wanted to write a little update on what has been happening at In The Kitchen with Johnna Rose, and like a true farm girl fashion I am writing this while drinking coffee at the kitchen table. In my family the kitchen table is where we had family meetings, meals, wrote out bills andContinue reading “A little Quarantine Catch Up”

Savory Roasted Chickpeas

So… you bought a can of chickpeas or garbanzo beans and do not know what to do with them. Well these little guys are a good source of plant based protein and fiber! A few years ago, I started making Roasted Chickpeas as a healthy snack to have around the house. But I also addContinue reading “Savory Roasted Chickpeas”