Fig Newton Cocktail: Guest Post by My Catholic Kitchen #BoozeWeek #Giveaway

Fig Newton Cocktail | Guest Post by My Catholic Kitchen on Cravings of a Lunatic

This Fig Newton Cocktail is refreshingly delightful and oh so easy to prepare. I can't think of a better way to beat the heat than enjoying this seasonal libation Today is a very special day. I have the distinct pleasure of kicking off Booze Week. It's a week of guest posts by some of my bloggy buddies, all booze centric. How fun is this going to be. My first guest is no stranger to Cravings of a Lunatic. My dear friend Veronica of My Catholic Kitchen is going to entertain and delight … [Read more...]

A Sweet Tipsy Ending – Bourbon Pecan Pie Milkshakes: Guest Post by Cooking in Stilettos #BoozeWeek #Giveaway

Bourbon Pecan Pie Milkshake by Cooking in Stilettos, guest post on Cravings of a Lunatic

This Bourbon Pecan Pumpkin Pie Milkshake is like your favorite pie in a glass - but so much simpler to make.  Rich pecans meld with vanilla ice cream, shortbread cookies and a touch of molasses to create the perfect milkshake! Welcome to Day 5 of Booze Week. Today we're celebrating hub's 48th birthday, and our 22nd wedding anniversary. I figured if I married him on his birthday he could never claim to forget our anniversary, at least not if he wants his birthday present. See, I'm always … [Read more...]

Watermelon Jalapeño Cocktail: Guest Post by Food Lust People Love #BoozeWeek #Giveaway

Watermelon Jalapeño Cocktail | Guest Post by Food Lust People Love on Cravings of a Lunatic

Fresh sweet watermelon chunks blended with ice and the double kick of jalapeño and tequila make a refreshing summer drink that will heat you up and cool you down. Welcome to Day 4 of Booze Week. I am on staycation, and enjoying some much needed time with family this week. So I asked some of my favourite bloggy peeps to guest post for me. Today I have the pleasure of welcoming my friend Stacy of Food Lust People Love to the blog. Stacy is an amazing blogger, and more importantly a wonderful … [Read more...]

Wild Blueberry Mojitos: Guest Post by Je suis alimentageuse #BoozeWeek #Giveaway

Wild Blueberry Mojitos | Guest Post by Je suis alimentageuse on Cravings of a Lunatic

These are great for summer on the patio, a fancy little get-together (nothing says fancy like muddled mint, right?), or even just a treat for you and your partner! How gorgeous are these Wild Blueberry Mojitos? I am in awe. I cannot get over how pretty they are. Almost too pretty to drink. Notice I said almost. Today I have a very special guest post. Please welcome Lisa of Je suis alimentageuse to Cravings today. Lisa is a fellow Canuck which makes me super de duper happy. I love all my … [Read more...]

Strawberry Ginger Kale Daiquiri: Guest Post by The Healthy Maven #BoozeWeek #Giveaway

Strawberry Ginger Kale Daiquiri | Guest Post by The Healthy Maven on Cravings of a Lunatic

Get your booze and veggies too with this deliciously refreshing Strawberry Ginger Kale Daiquiri Welcome to Day 2 of Booze Week. I'm off pulling a fun prank on my kids today. My son flew in for vacation, so I'm off work for 10 days. Today I'm forcing the entire family to go see Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles against their will. My son was such an obsessed, avid fan when he was little. So as payback for all the hours I've put in watching it when he was younger I made them all go see it, even … [Read more...]

Blueberry Mango Mojito: Guest Post by The Little Ferraro Kitchen #BoozeWeek #Giveaway

Blueberry Mango Mojito | Guest Post for #BoozeWeek from The Little Ferraro Kitchen on Cravings of a Lunatic

These blueberry mango mojitos are the epitome of summer! The colors are vibrant and the fruit sweet as a summer breeze.  Welcome to Day 1 of Booze Week. I am on staycation this week, and will be off work from August 25 to September 3. My son is flying into town, and we're hunkering down for some much needed family time. So I invited some of my favourite bloggers to pop by with some delicious drinks for you. Today I  have a special friend of mine kicking off the festivities. Please meet … [Read more...]

Vegan Toasted Coconut Ice Cream: Guest Post for Around My Family Table

Vegan Coconut Ice Cream| Toasted coconut meets ice cream, this recipe is going to knock your socks off. Plus it's vegan, so you can eat more of it because it's healthy. Right?

Toasted coconut meets ice cream, this recipe is going to knock your socks off. Plus it's vegan, so you can eat more of it because it's healthy. Right? Excuse me while I stare at ice cream.... Are you doing it too? Of course you are. I mean look at this stuff. It's gorgeous. My lovely friend Wendy of Around My Family Table asked me to guest post for her. I was so super excited. I adore Wendy, she is such a wonderful blogger. I admire her greatly. Once the excitement settled a … [Read more...]

Samoa No Bake Cheesecake Parfaits: Guest Post for Katie of Clarks Condensed

Samoa No Bake Cheesecake Parfaits | Layer upon layer of chocolate and coconut, these Samoa No Bake Cheesecake Parfaits will impress your guests.

Layer upon layer of chocolate and coconut, these Samoa No Bake Cheesecake Parfaits will impress your guests. If you share them, which is really asking a lot to be honest! Seriously man, these things are dangerous. I had way too much fun making them. They should be illegal. But I'm so glad they're not. These little cups of indulgence are filled with brownies, caramel, mini chocolate chips, coconut, chocolate cheesecake, and coconut flavoured whipped cream. I know right. It's like heaven … [Read more...]

Bourbon Peaches & Cream Popsicles: Guest Post by My Imperfect Kitchen #BoozyDessertsWeek

Peaches & Cream Popsicles by My Imperfect Kitchen, Guest Post on Cravings of a Lunatic

These Bourbon Peaches & Cream Popsicles are going to make your summer happy hour, much happier! Made with Jim Beam Bourbon, fresh peaches and greek yogurt these take adult popsicles to a delicious new level! Boozy Desserts Week wraps up today with the perfect recipe from my my friend Sara of My Imperfect Kitchen. Sara is an amazing blogger, cook and friend. You will absolutely love her blog and I encourage you to spend tons of time there poking about. But first you should meet her and … [Read more...]

Boozy Caramel Apple Bread and Butter Pudding: Guest Post by My Catholic Kitchen #BoozyDessertsWeek

Boozy Caramel Apple Bread and Butter Pudding by My Catholic Kitchen: Guest Post on Cravings of a Lunatic

Traditional bread and butter pudding gets a fun makeover, with a grown up twist. Booze and dessert, it's a match made in heaven.  Boozy Desserts Week rages on. It's been the most delicious week ever. Today my special guest is Veronica from My Catholic Kitchen. I adore this woman and hope you all fall in love with her too! … [Read more...]

Baileys Ice Cream with Baileys Caramel Sauce: Guest Post by Cookistry #BoozyDessertsWeek

Baileys Ice Cream Sundae | Guest Post by Cookistry on Cravings of a Lunatic

This recipe is simple to make but completely complex in flavour. Perfect for a weekend treat,  Today I have a very special treat for you. My friend Donna of Cookistry is joining us. I adore Donna, she is such a genuine individual. I dig that about her. You're going to dig that about her too. Please welcome Donna to the blog. … [Read more...]

B52 Layer Cake: Guest Post by Gotta Get Baked #BoozyDessertsWeek

B52 Layer Cake | Guest Post by Gotta Get Baked on Cravings of a Lunatic

Kahlua, Baileys 'n chocolate: the trifecta of boozy dessert awesomeness. This layer cake is inspired by the flavours of a B52 coffee. It's a labour of love but worth every bite! Recipe and photos by Gotta Get Baked. No... you are not on the wrong blog. No... I have not learned how to make a beautiful layer cake. I happen to have a very special friend guest posting for me today. Her name is Nancy, and she blogs at gotta get baked. She's freaking hilarious and I adore her to bits. I am … [Read more...]

Strawberry Cobbler: Guest Post for The Cooking Actress

Strawberry Cobbler | Super easy to make and absolutely delicious. Perfect for strawberry season, or use frozen berries all year round. Enjoy!

Super easy to make and absolutely delicious. Perfect for strawberry season, or use frozen berries all year round. Enjoy! Hello from Miami. I'm just getting ready to leave this hot inferno today. Been a blast. Nothing is more fun than hanging out with fellow foodies all weekend. Speaking of fellow foodies, today you can find me guest posting over at my friend Kayle's. She is the genius behind The Cooking Actress. I adore this gal so very much. Kayle is just the sweetest lady in the world. … [Read more...]

Cedar Planked Salmon: Guest Post by My Catholic Kitchen #SeafoodWeek

Cedar Planked Salmon | Guest Post by My Catholic Kitchen on Cravings of a Lunatic | This is one seriously delicious recipe!

Salmon cooked on a cedar plank on the grill. Sheer simplicity and perfection! Hey peeps, how is everyone doing today? I am beyond spectacular. Why? Well, because salmon makes me happy. Salmon cooked on a grill on top of a cedar plank makes me ever happier. So you could say I'm super spectacular today. It's like regular spectacular but I'm running around the house with a cape on today. Or a towel tied around my neck like a cape. Which is sort of the same thing, right. Welcome to Week #2, … [Read more...]

Low Country Boil: Guest Post by Taking On Magazines

Low Country Boil | Guest Post by Taking On Magazines on Cravings of a Lunatic

Easy to make, delightful to serve and delicious to eat! This Low Country Boil will impress your family and guests! Welcome to Week #2 and Day 5 of Seafood Week. My daughter and myself are allergic to shellfish, so this is a cool way to give you seafood recipes without an allergic reaction of epic proportions. I am digging these themed weeks way too much. I mean seriously, how else can you take time off to watch Netflix and make all your best friends do all your work for you. It's pure … [Read more...]

Crab ‘n Bacon Pepper Sliders: Guest Post by It’s Yummi #SeafoodWeek

Crab 'n Bacon Pepper Sliders by It's Yummi featured on Cravings of a Lunatic | Perfect little crab and bacon stuffed peppers.

Sweet bell peppers are filled with cream cheese, bacon, and crab, then topped with crispy pork rinds and baked until golden and bubbly.  Welcome to Week #2, Day 4 of Seafood Week. I have some of my very best blogging buddies guest posting for me so I can take some time off. It's my daughter's first week of summer vacation so we're pretty much lounging about and being lazy all week. It's been a long time coming, university does not leave much time for hanging out with the 'rents. So we make … [Read more...]

Shrimp and Asparagus Biryani: Guest Post by Curry and Comfort #SeafoodWeek

Shrimp and Asparagus Biryani by Curry and Comfort featured on Cravings of a Lunatic

Amazing recipe for Shrimp and Asparagus Biryani. You're going to be wanting thirds with this one! Welcome to Week #2 and Day 3 of Seafood Week. I'm enjoying a little time off with my daughter this week. University finishes up way earlier than grade or high school. So my kids are done classes now. B-Dude will stay out west for the summer, he still has 2 years of school left. No point giving up an awesome apartment for the summer and have to scout out a new one for fall. Mini-me lives at home … [Read more...]

Cajun Crab: Guest Post by Rants from My Crazy Kitchen #SeafoodWeek

Cajun Crab: Guest Post by Rants from My Crazy Kitchen on Cravings of a Lunatic

Flavourful but simple spicy and buttery crab perfect for a special occasion dinner! Welcome to Week 2 and Day 2 of Seafood Week. When I do a thing I do it all the way! Seafood Week was dreamed up from laziness. No really. It's totally true. I wanted some time off work and asked some of my blogging peeps to guest post for me. I had so many amazing seafood-loving friends that I had enough posts for two weeks off. Score! So what am I doing this week? I'd like to say I'm building the "mason jar … [Read more...]

Stuffed Clams – Palourdes Farcies: Guest Post by Try Anything Once #SeafoodWeek

Stuffed Clams - Palourdes Farcies: Guest Post by Try Anything Once | Featured on Cravings of a Lunatic

Herb stuffed clams make the perfect appetizer, or you can serve with pasta as the main course. Leftover butter can be spread onto baguette and baked in the oven. Today kicks off another week of Seafood Recipes on the blog. My daughter and I are both allergic to shellfish so it's not something you see much of here. This was a nice way for me to have seafood without any of the side effects. It's a win for you, and for me. The perk of guest posts is getting to ask your friends to come over to … [Read more...]

Raspberry Fool | Guest Post for Katie’s Cucina

Raspberry Fool | This fool recipe is simple to put together, yet complex in taste. You are going to love this one. It will become a family favourite!

Super easy and quick to make. This fool recipe is simple to put together, yet complex in taste. You are going to love this one. It will become a family favourite! Okay, so you know I'm totally addicted to mini desserts at this point. It's gotten really out of control. I wish I could care, but look at these things. They are so adorable that I doubt anyone could resist their charms. I have an office I do all my blog work in. It's basically a small spare bedroom that is now my blog room. I have … [Read more...]