Fruity Pebbles Krispie Treats and a Giant Cookbook Giveaway

Fruity Pebbles Krispie Treats | cravingsofalunatic.com | Incredibly easy to make cereal treats made with Fruity Pebbles. Bright, colourful and a real hit with kids and adults.

Incredibly easy to make cereal treats made with Fruity Pebbles. Bright, colourful and a real hit with kids and adults. Okay, okay, I'll admit it right here and now. I never know whether to call these "rice crispies treats" or "rice krispie treats". I tend to call them krispies, but then I always wonder if it's okay to call them that. So I filed these under "krispies" but when making the photos I tagged them "crispies". So these krispies are having an identity problem. They are … [Read more...]

Honey Baked Chicken and Potatoes

Honey Baked Chicken and Potatoes | cravingsofalunatic.com | Easy to make, this Baked Chicken is glazed with honey, and baked with baby potatoes. Perfect one pan meal for the whole family!

Easy to make, this Baked Chicken is glazed with honey, and baked with baby potatoes. Perfect one pan meal for the whole family! This honey baked chicken recipe with potatoes was a ton of fun to make. I really enjoy making recipes like this one. It's a one pan, simple meal that is ready in an hour. That works for me, especially on nights when I'm super busy. Chicken thighs are very economical so we buy them in bulk, then I use my vacuum sealer so I can freeze them in smaller … [Read more...]

Root Beer Chicken Wings

Root Beer Chicken Wings | cravingsofalunatic.com | Sweet and sticky Root Beer Chicken Wings are totally easy to make and absolutely delicious!

Sweet and sticky Root Beer Chicken Wings are totally easy to make and absolutely delicious. Whip up a batch, or ten, today! Have I told you how much I love anything sweet? I think by now most of my readers have figured out I have a serious sweet tooth. These Root Beer Chicken Wings hit the sweet spot perfectly. I use root beer and cola every now and again when I cook. They are both particularly awesome in any kind of pulled meat. It helps flavour the meat tremendously. Plus it's just … [Read more...]

Strawberry Margaritas and a $100 Bahama Breeze Giveaway #ad #VivaLaRita

Strawberry Margaritas | cravingsofalunatic.com | Two recipes for fabulous Frozen Strawberry Margaritas, one is boozy, the other one is a virgin option. Whip one up today!

Two recipes for fabulous Frozen Strawberry Margaritas, one is boozy, the other one is a virgin option. Whip one up today! This is a sponsored campaign, more details at the bottom at the bottom of the post! Sunday was National Margarita Day! Hope you were celebrating with a nice chilly margarita. That's exactly what we did. Although I'll readily admit mine was a virgin margarita. After being sick recently it's all I could handle. You can surely add booze to yours though. I'll give you … [Read more...]

Cherry Bars {Made from Pinterest}

Cherry Bars | cravingsofalunatic.com | Incredibly easy to make and absolutely scrumptious. These bars will be a real hit with all your friends and family!

Incredibly easy to make and absolutely scrumptious. These bars will be a real hit with all your friends and family. Make a batch, or two, today! I think by now my readers have probably learned a couple of things about me. One is I love cherry pie filling more than any normal person should. Not even kidding, it's a serious obsession. The second thing is I have horrible timing. I wanted to post these weeks ago, but life just got in the way a little bit. I'm a bit of a … [Read more...]

Red Velvet Fudge

Red Velvet Fudge. This heart-shaped Red Velvet Fudge is incredibly easy to make! It uses marshmallow fluff so you can have fudge without all the fuss! Get the recipe at cravingsofalunatic.com !

This heart-shaped Red Velvet Fudge is incredibly easy to make! It uses marshmallow fluff so you can have fudge without all the fuss! I think that secret is out. I love fudge. I am always playing around with new ideas and experimenting with recipes. I think my favourite fudge is a classic chocolate old fashioned fudge. The kind that requires a candy thermometer. I'm old school. However I know a lot of folks prefer easier recipes. So I also enjoy experimenting with no bake fudge recipes, or … [Read more...]

Conversation Heart Cakelette #‎LoveisintheBaking‬

Conversation Heart Cakelettes | cravingsofalunatic.com | These Pink Velvet Cakelettes with Pink Cream Cheese Frosting are perfectly easy to make. Bake them to celebrate any special occasion with your famiglia and friends.

Pink Velvet Cakelettes with Pink Cream Cheese Frosting are perfectly easy to make. Celebrate any special occasion with your famiglia and friends. Are you ready for cuteness overload? You sure? These little conversation heart cakelettes are made with pink velvet batter, then topped with pink cream cheese frosting, then finally layered with conversation hearts. But that's not all folks!!! Before they get sealed up with frosting I filled the middle of each one with conversation … [Read more...]

Why We Love Pizza Hut #FlavorofNow

Pizza Hut Pizza | The new “Flavor of Now" Menu includes: 5 new toppings: premium salami, sliced banana peppers, classic meatballs, fresh spinach, Peruvian cherry peppers! Plus 6 bold sauces: classic marinara, premium crushed tomato, creamy garlic parmesan, buffalo, honey Sriracha, barbeque! Plus 8 crust flavors: Hut favorite, toasted parmesan, salted pretzel, honey Sriracha, fiery red pepper, toasted cheddar, toasted asiago, garlic buttery blend! Plus 4 drizzles: balsamic, honey Sriracha, buffalo, barbeque!

Pizza Hut's new “Flavor of Now" Menu includes: 5 new toppings, 6 bold sauces, 8 crust flavors and 4 drizzles! This is a sponsored post, more details at the bottom of the post.  The new “Flavor of Now" Menu includes: 5 new toppings: premium salami, sliced banana peppers, classic meatballs, fresh spinach, Peruvian cherry peppers! Plus 6 bold sauces: classic marinara, premium crushed tomato, creamy garlic parmesan, buffalo, honey Sriracha, barbeque! Plus 8 crust flavors: Hut favorite, … [Read more...]

Mixed Berry Smoothie | Nutri Ninja Ninja Blender with Auto iQ #Giveaway

Mixed Berry Smoothie | cravingsofalunatic.com | So simple to make, this mixed berry smoothie uses just a few ingredients. Give it a quick whir in the blender and you have a healthy start to your day!

So simple to make, this mixed berry smoothie uses just a few ingredients. Give it a quick whir in the blender and you have a healthy start to your day! Hello peeps. Long time, no talk. I know right. Where the heck have I been? All is well. Just been a crazy time here at the Beaulieu household. Lots going on. Always. But it's all good in the hood. We're a sturdy bunch here. We bounce back quickly. Practice makes perfect. One thing I notice when life get chaotic, which it … [Read more...]

No Bake Cherry Cheesecake Bars {Real Housemoms}

No Bake Cherry Cheesecake Bars | cravingsofalunatic.com | These no bake cherry cheesecake bars are sure to be a hit with family and friends. Whip up a batch today!

These no bake cherry cheesecake bars are sure to be a hit with family and friends. Whip up a batch today! I am such a sucker for cherry flavoured desserts. Cherry cheesecake is one of my favourite things in the whole wide world. I can never get enough of it. If it was socially acceptable to each it for lunch every day I totally would. There is just something about cheesecake that just brings on "the happy". It's hard to be in a bad mood while eating cheesecake. I mean think about … [Read more...]

Chocolate Chip and Pistachio Cookies {Food Fanatic}

Chocolate Chip and Pistachio Cookies | cravingsofalunatic.com | Chocolate and Pistachios go together perfectly. These fabulous cookies are chock full of sweet chocolate chips and crunchy pistachios. Perfection!

Chocolate and Pistachios go together perfectly. These fabulous cookies are chock full of sweet chocolate chips and crunchy pistachios. Perfection! If you read my blog on a regular basis you have probably figured out I'm a bit of a pistachio nut. Pun intended! I love those little green nuts. I've been munching on them for longer than I care admit. I've eaten more of them than any one person should ever admit to. My first crack at noshing on pistachios came when I was in grade … [Read more...]

Chocolate Hot Cross Buns | Blundstone Boots Rock my World

Chocolate Hot Cross Buns | These Chocolate Hot Cross Buns are so simple to make. These are my daughter's personal favourite. She requests them as often as possible.

These Chocolate Hot Cross Buns are so simple to make. These are my daughter's personal favourite. She requests them as often as possible.  These chocolate hot cross buns are my daughter's favourite recipe of all time. She is a total spaz when it comes to these buns. She asks me to make them often. Occasionally I oblige. Not often, because they are so good I feel like it's not fair to all the other hot cross bun recipes out there. They were a happy accident the first time I made them. I … [Read more...]

My Personal Top 10 Favourite Recipes of 2014

My Favourite Recipes of 2014

My Personal Top 10 Favourite Recipes of 2014 I love cooking. I mean I really, really love it. Most days my job does not feel like a job. When you love what you do it's a total joy to do it every day. I also love to eat. I mean I really, really love to eat. I'm endlessly thinking of new recipes I want to try, things I want to experiment with. So I'm never bored. I spend an enormous amount of time thinking about food. And I love every minute of it. Loving your job is a beautiful … [Read more...]

Top 10 Recipes of 2014

Cravings of a Lunatic's Top 10 Recipes of 2014

Cravings of a Lunatic's Top 10 Recipes of 2014! Okay, I swear I am always the last blogger to do these types of lists. I'm a procrastinator. Always have been, always will be. I could tell you it's my new year's resolution to be on time for things. But I haven't gotten around to making that resolution list yet. In fact I'm not sure I ever made the previous year's either. If procrastinating was a sport I'd win the gold medal. Although I'm sure I would be late for the ceremony. Or … [Read more...]

Cream Cheese Chocolate Fudge with Pistachios {Food Fanatic}

Chocolate Cream Cheese Fudge with Pistachios | This recipe is so easy to make. It's made with cream cheese and done in the microwave. Add some chopped pistachios for some added crunch!

This recipe is so easy to make. It's made with cream cheese and done in the microwave. Add some chopped pistachios for some added crunch! I absolutely adore fudge. I'm super addicted to it. It's just one of those things you can't make enough of. I love a good traditional fudge, the kind you need a candy thermometer and a ton of patience to pull off. However, sometimes I just do not have the time, nor the patience to make a good old fashioned, traditional fudge. When that happens I … [Read more...]

Chocolate and Peppermint Fudge {Food Fanatic}

Easy Chocolate and Peppermint Fudge | This fudge is so easy to make, just 3 ingredients and you've got a treat that will impress your family and friends.

This fudge is so easy to make, just 3 ingredients and you've got a treat that will impress your family and friends. I love peppermint. It's a crazy, stupid kind of love. It borders on obsession really. And I'm totally okay with that. There is something about the smell of peppermint. It snaps me out of any bad mood. It puts a smile on my face. It makes me mellow out. I dig that. I also totally dig chocolate. I happen to be Food Fanatic's Chocolate Fanatic. This in one of my monthly … [Read more...]

Trix Ice Cream Cake

Trix Ice Cream Cake | Easy to make, this ice cream cake uses Trix cereal for a bright, colourful cake to celebrate any occasion!

Easy to make, this ice cream cake uses Trix cereal for a bright, colourful cake to celebrate any occasion! I have a confession to make. Are you ready for it? Okay, here goes.... I made this cake WAY back in August. For my son's birthday. Apparently I'm a giant slacker when it comes to posting recipes. You can peek through my instagram account back in the summer to see how I ground up the Trix cereal for the base. I think that was back in August. I know right. Slacker. Life … [Read more...]

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