Balsamic Roasted Baby Carrots

Balsamic Roasted Baby Carrots | So simple to make yet so complex in flavour. A family favourite!

So simple to make yet so complex in flavour. Baby carrots drizzled in balsamic vinegar, the roasted in the oven and sprinkled with parsley and coarse salt.  This one is a family favourite. My family loves this recipe. We're such suckers for roasted vegetables. I think it's because we all have a sweet tooth, and roasting brings out the natural sweetness of vegetables. This is something I make often when we have roast beef or roast chicken. It just goes perfectly with either of those dishes. … [Read more...]

Pink Lemonade No Bake Cheesecakes | Burning Down The Kitchen with The Messy Baker

Pink Lemonade No Bake Cheesecake Parfaits | Cravings of a Lunatic | Super easy to make and absolutely scrumptious to devour.

Super easy to make and absolutely scrumptious to devour. These will have you stealing them from your family members! Okay I have pink lemonade on the brain right now. I am completely addicted to everything pink lemonade. It's a serious problem. Luckily it's a problem that tastes good. So I'm not feeling overly bad about the whole thing one little bit. I made Pink Lemonade Hand Pies yesterday. They were the bomb. Next up is a Pink Lemonade frozen treat that's going to make you scream, "I … [Read more...]

Pink Lemonade Hand Pies | Review and #Giveaway of Easy as Pie Pops Cookbook

Pink Lemonade Hand Pies | Cravings of a Lunatic | Lemon curd filled hand pies that will delight your taste buds!

These Pink Lemonade Hand Pies are completely adorable. They are Pink Lemon Curd filled Hand Pies that will delight your taste buds! So today I am obsessed with all things pink lemonade. It's a serious addiction. One that cannot be stopped. I apologize now for the onslaught of pink lemonade posts coming your way. I want to feel bad but seriously, why should I? It's delightful and zesty, you should be thanking me really. Okay, now that I think about it why aren't you thanking me? Pink lemonade … [Read more...]

Strawberry Shortcake No Bake Mini Cheesecakes

Strawberry Shortcake No Bake Mini Cheesecakes | Cravings of a Lunatic | Absolutely simple to make and wildly delicious!

This no bake recipe for strawberry shortcake mini cheesecakes is super easy to make. Your guests will never believe this only took minutes to make. I have never had so much fun making a recipe and repeatedly testing it in my whole life. These strawberry shortcake mini cheesecakes are absolutely addictive. You will have a hard time sharing these little beauties with your family and friends. I made oodles and still did not want to share. I'm greedy like that. So before we get to the recipe let … [Read more...]

Happy Birthday to Me | Surprise Birthday Cake from Pastry Chef Online

Happy Birthday to Me |Cravings of a Lunatic | $50 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway

Happy Birthday to Me! And to you! So today is the big day. I turn 21. Okay, that's a total lie. I'm not 21. I'm 25. Okay, that's a total lie too. I'll be absolutely honest here. I'm 45. Yepper, stunning right. That's a big ass number. But it's okay, with age comes wisdom and the ability to know yourself well enough to say whatever pops into your mind. Which I do. Way too often. So how am I celebrating. Well, if all goes well today we'll be hitting a movie and dinner. Mini-me has school today … [Read more...]

Pomegranate Party Punch #CocktailDay

Pomegranate Party Punch | Cravings of a Lunatic | Perfect for parties, you can spike one batch and leave the other unspiked.

This Pomegranate Party Punch is both delicious and versatile. You can make this Spiked or Unspiked. Perfect for parties, have one of each! Welcome to Cocktail Day, a multi-blogger event co-hosted by Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic, Liz of That Skinny Chick Can Bake, and Donna of Cookistry. We are raising our glasses to toast you all with some unique and delicious cocktails and mocktails in anticipation of the Big Game and Valentine’s Day. Be sure to bookmark or pin these creative beverages for … [Read more...]

Confetti Cake Batter and White Chocolate Hot Chocolate

Confetti Cake Batter and White Chocolate Hot Chocolate | Cravings of a Lunatic | Super easy to make hot chocolate recipe you can make in your slow cooker!

Simple recipe to make hot chocolate in your slow cooker. This one is cake batter and white chocolate, and the rim is lined with confetti. Super cute for parties! Okay so this is seriously adorable right. Wickedly cute even. I can't help myself. I like cute food and I cannot lie. I mean it's a serious addiction at this point. As is hot chocolate. I find myself coming up with any excuse to make it.  … [Read more...]

Red Velvet Hot Chocolate

Red Velvet Hot Chocolate | Cravings of a Lunatic | Simple to make, delightful to sip!

Easy to make red velvet hot chocolate recipe. Simply delightful to sip on a cold day. Curl up with a mug of this, a good book, a cozy blanket and roaring fire nearby.  I want to say thank you. To everyone who takes the time to visit my little blog. It's become my happy place. I love seeing your comments each day. I love getting emails from you. I love getting to know you better while we gab on facebook. Cravings of a Lunatic is more than just a blog, more than just a recipe source. It's … [Read more...]

How to Make Perfectly Cute Gingerbread People

How to Make Gingerbread People | Cravings of a Lunatic | Super cute gingerbread people! Perfect for the holidays!

Making gingerbread people is a family tradition in our house. We love finding fun new ways to decorate them. Lots of tips to help you make great gingerbread people! Welcome to Day #6 of Christmas Week, a multi-blogger event co-hosted by Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic and Jen from Juanita’s Cocina! Each day we will be celebrating the holidays with a different set of Christmas-themed treats, as well as a fabulous Christmas giveaway. We hope you enjoy this fabulous event. Tune in each day starting … [Read more...]

Cake Batter Fudge

Cake Batter Fudge | Cravings of a Lunatic | Perfect microwave fudge that will be a hit with all your friends and family!

Perfect microwave fudge that will be a hit with all your friends and family this holiday season! Welcome to Day #5 of Christmas Week, a multi-blogger event co-hosted by Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic and Jen from Juanita's Cocina! Each day we will be celebrating the holidays with a different set of Christmas-themed treats, as well as a fabulous Christmas giveaway. We hope you enjoy this fabulous event. Tune in each day starting today, Monday, December 9th and ending Saturday, December 14th. I … [Read more...]

Mini Sugar Cookie Houses aka Hot Chocolate Mug Perches

Mini Sugar Cookie Houses for Hot Chocolate Mug Perches | Cravings of a Lunatic | Super cute and fun to make!

These adorable little Sugar Cookie Houses make perfect little Hot Chocolate Mug Perches. Or you could slip them on coffee mugs, or tea. They look adorable and taste amazing! They also make perfect little gifts for family and friends.  Welcome to Day #4 of Christmas Week, a multi-blogger event co-hosted by Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic and Jen from Juanita's Cocina! Each day we will be celebrating the holidays with a different set of Christmas-themed treats, as well as a fabulous Christmas … [Read more...]

Ginger Bears

Ginger Bears | Cravings of a Lunatic | Cute little gingerbread polar bears. Cute and festive!

Cute little Gingerbread Polar Bears that are sure to delight during the holidays. Lots of great tips for making gingerbread dough cooperate with your baking plans! Welcome to Day #3 of Christmas Week, a multi-blogger event co-hosted by Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic and Jen from Juanita's Cocina! Each day we will be celebrating the holidays with a different set of Christmas-themed treats, as well as a fabulous Christmas giveaway. We hope you enjoy this fabulous event. Tune in each day starting … [Read more...]

Peppermint Hot Chocolate with Peppermint Wands

Peppermint Hot Chocolate and Peppermint Wands | Cravings of a Lunatic | This Hot Chocolate is spectacular and easy to make. Perfect for the holidays!

This Peppermint Flavoured Hot Chocolate is spectacular and easy to make. Add Chocolate Covered Peppermint Wands and this will be a huge hit for the holidays! Welcome to Day #2 of Christmas Week, a multi-blogger event co-hosted by Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic and Jen from Juanita's Cocina! Each day we will be celebrating the holidays with a different set of Christmas-themed treats, as well as a fabulous Christmas giveaway. We hope you enjoy this fabulous event. Tune in each day starting today, … [Read more...]

Coconut Hot Chocolate with Chocolate Covered Spoons #ChristmasWeek

Coconut Hot Chocolate and Chocolate Covered Spoons | Cravings of a Lunatic | Perfect for the holiday season! #ChristmasWeek

This indulgent Coconut Hot Chocolate is perfect for a cold winter night. Add some Chocolate Covered Spoons and it's a match made in heaven.  Welcome to Christmas Week, a multi-blogger event co-hosted by Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic and Jen from Juanita's Cocina! Each day we will be celebrating the holidays with a different set of Christmas-themed treats, as well as a fabulous Christmas giveaway. We hope you enjoy this fabulous event. Tune in each day starting today, Monday, December 9th and … [Read more...]

Red Velvet Parfaits #HolidayFoodParty

Red Velvet Parfaits | Cravings of a Lunatic | Super easy to make!

Super easy to make, and looks lovely on any holiday table. Okay peeps, y'all know I am always honest with you. This was NOT supposed to be a parfait. Not even kidding. It was supposed to be a cake roll.  Unfortunately I had trouble rolling the cake roll so this recipe was altered to hide my oops. It's what I do. When in doubt "parfait it". I'm not sure what that says about the fact that I have a zillion parfaits on my site. *giggles* … [Read more...]

Mini Gingerbread House Hot Chocolate Mug Perches: Guest Post for In Katrina’s Kitchen

Mini Gingerbread House Hot Chocolate Mug Perches | Cravings of a Lunatic

Cute little mini gingerbread houses that fit on the edge of mugs. Perfect for the holidays! Aren't these adorbs? I flipping love these things. They make me super happy. … [Read more...]

Apple Hand Pies | Thanksgiving Potluck | #Giveaway

Apple Hand Pies | Cravings of a Lunatic | Cute little Pies that are easy to make and wicked adorable!

Cute little Apple Hand Pies that are easy to make and wicked adorable! When Erin of Dinners, Dishes and Desserts contacted me to be part of her Thanksgiving Potluck I said yes immediately. Erin is an amazing blogger friend and I love any chance to work with her on a project. When I found out it was to tie in to Feeding America it just made the cause even more special. Feeding America is a great organization, highly regarded and supported by the foodie community at large. In fact it's … [Read more...]

Shortbread Christmas Mice #CookieWeek

Shortbread Mice | Cravings of a Lunatic | Sure to delight kids and adults at Christmas time.

Cute little Shortbread Christmas Mice. Sure to delight kids and adults at Christmas time.  Aren't these adorable? Aren't these just the cutest things ever? Don't you just want to make them? Don't do it man! It's all an evil plot to drive you mad dog crazy at Christmas time. Ya, they're adorable. Ya, they're cute. Ya, you want to make them. Just... don't do... it!!!!! … [Read more...]

Black Forest Sandwich Cookies #CookieWeek

Black Forest Sandwich Cookies | Cravings of a Lunatic | Seriously scrumptious chocolate cookies filled with chocolate frosting and cherries

Easy to make Black Forest Sandwich Cookies. These chocolate cookies are stuffed with cherry pie filling and cream. It doesn't get any better than this! Welcome to #cookieweek my little cookie monsters! Susan of The Girl In The Little Red Kitchen and Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic have joined together this week with 23 of their blog friends to present to you a week of cookie treats! We have every type of cookie you can think of listed this week, including something for our furry friends! Now is … [Read more...]

Chocolate Fudge Brownie Sandwich Cookies | #CookieWeek

Chocolate Fudge Brownie Sandwich Cookies | Cravings of a Lunatic | Seriously scrumptious cookies that will impress your friends and put a huge smile on your face!

Seriously scrumptious Chocolate Fudge Brownie Sandwich Cookies that will impress your friends and put a huge smile on your face! Welcome to #cookieweek my little cookie monsters! Susan of The Girl In The Little Red Kitchen and Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic have joined together this week with 23 of their blog friends to present to you a week of cookie treats! We have every type of cookie you can think of listed this week, including something for our furry friends! Now is the time to bookmark … [Read more...]