Creamy Cashew Chicken @LoveMySilk #SilkCreamyCashew

Creamy Cashew Chicken | This recipe is quick, easy and sure to be a hit with your family and friends. Enjoy!

This recipe is quick, easy and sure to be a hit with your family and friends. Enjoy! This is a sponsored post on behalf of Silk through TapInfluence. More details at the bottom of the post! Anyone who knows me knows how much I love to whip up easy stir fry recipes. I cannot get enough of them. Any time I can pull out my wok I'm a happy camper. In fact we're such huge fans we have 3 woks. I have one that is my personal favourite. Mini-me has one that is her personal favourite. … [Read more...]

Grilled Flank Steak with Chipotle Butter

Flank Steak with Chipotle Butter | Marinated Flank Steak grilled to perfection, then topped with Homemade Chipotle Butter! This recipes is stellar!

Flank Steak with Chipotle Butter | Marinated Flank Steak grilled to perfection, then topped with Homemade Chipotle Butter! This recipes is stellar! Today's post is a bit different. I'm sharing a recipe, plus a little story about something a bit off topic. But I felt it was an important story to share with you. Many of you may remember me sharing the tale of my hairdresser turning my green this summer. I know right. It was horrifying. Needless to say I was quite upset. She fixed it but … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Chicken Wings

Slow Cooker Chicken Wings | These wings are cooked in the slow cooker with root beer and barbecue sauce, then slathered in more sauce, sprinkled with brown sugar, and browned for just a few minutes. Absolutely delightful!

These wings are cooked in the slow cooker with root beer and barbecue sauce, then  slathered in more sauce, sprinkled with brown sugar, and browned for just a few minutes. Absolutely delightful! Oh sweet mother of chicken wings. These little beauties are going to knock your socks off. Seriously, people. These things are out of this world. I'd pat myself on the back but my hands are covered in barbecue sauce. Ah, screw it, I'm throwing caution to the wind, and my shirt in the trash. Some … [Read more...]

Cookbook Launch plus Hamilton Beach Slow Cooker Giveaway plus Cookbook Giveaway

Sweet and Spicy Carnitas by Cravings of a Lunatic

Today's recipe can be found in a new cookbook called Where Slow Food and Whole Food Meet. Read on to find out where you can get your copy! Okay so that title is a mouthful. I was trying to fit in all the elements of this post. It's for a good cause so bear with me. Plus you have lots of chances to win stuff so that's an added bonus. The basic idea of today' post: Show you the photo of the recipe I contributed to the cookbook we are chatting about today. Tell you a little about the … [Read more...]

Candied Maple Bacon

Candied Maple Bacon | So easy to make, this candied bacon is maple flavoured. Sweet, and salty, it's sheer perfection.

So easy to make, this candied bacon is maple flavoured. Sweet, and salty, it's sheer perfection.  This sweet and salty snack is perfect for parties and brunches. I tend to make it on holidays. It's a nice treat, plus it's super easy to make. My family and I just love this stuff. We cannot get enough of it. Candied bacon is seriously addictive. Once you start eating it you'll never want to stop. Trust me, I speak from experience. The day I made this I think I ate my body weight in bacon. … [Read more...]

Grilled Sausage with Peppers and Onions #CharcoCapsNoMoreGas

Grilled Sausage with Peppers and Onions | Easy to make and an absolute crowd pleaser!

Grilled Italian Sausage on a Soft Bun, then covered in caramelized onions and roasted red peppers. A real crowd pleaser! This recipe makes me so happy. I could eat this all the live long day. The hard part is my IBS doesn't always cope well with pork. Or peppers. Or onions. Freaking IBS. When Charco Caps asked me to do a sponsored post for them, and offered to send me some of their pills to try out I jumped at the chance. Some folks would feel weird posting about gas pills on … [Read more...]

Blackberry Mojito Overnight Refrigerator Oats (No Yogurt) | OATrageous Oatmeals | OXO Giveaway

Blackberry Mojito Overnight Oats | Super tasty and easy to make!

"Sweet juicy blackberries soaked in bright lime and mint flavors with the faintest aroma of rum will perk you up even on the toughest mornings. You can add a teaspoon or two of chia seeds to make this extra thick." description courtesy of Kathy Hester, author of OATrageous Oatmeals I made a breakfast food. I know right. This is HUGE. I rarely post breakfast food. So this is a real treat. For you and my family. Who happen to love breakfast. Truth be told I rarely eat breakfast. Which is … [Read more...]

Burnhard Pizza | #Review and #Giveaway of Revolutionary Pizza

Burnhard Pizza with Pulled Pork, Chipotle and Bell Peppers | This pizza has some serious kick, just the way we like it here.

This pizza has some serious kick, just the way we like it here. It's layered with BBQ sauce, cheese, pulled pork smothered in BBQ sauce, chipotle and bell peppers.  By now my readers must know we're serious pizza addicts at the B compound. We eat it numerous times a week. This one uses BBQ sauce in place of pizza sauce, then it's topped with pizza mozzarella, pulled pork smothered in more BBQ sauce, chipotle and bell peppers. This has some serious kick. We love spicy food here so this pizza … [Read more...]

Pizza with Arugula, Peaches and Hazelnuts | Shop @AuroraImporting New Online Store

Pizza with Arugula, Peaches and Hazelnuts |Amazing Pizza layered with Arugula, Fresh Peaches, and Chopped Hazelnuts. This recipe is a real crowd pleaser and perfect for summer!

Amazing Pizza layered with Arugula, Fresh Peaches, and Chopped Hazelnuts. This recipe is a real crowd pleaser and perfect for summer! I know, I know, this is a weird pizza in the eyes of some people. But I don't really give a hoot. This pizza is layered with sauce, pizza mozzarella, tons of arugula, fresh thinly sliced peaches, and chopped hazelnuts. I love peaches, there is nothing quite like the taste of a fresh peach. Peach season makes me giddy. You know what else makes me … [Read more...]

Penne with Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto | Shop @AuroraImporting New Online Store

Penne with Sun Dried Tomato Pesto | This pasta is simple to make yet packed with flavour. Quick to make and sure to be a hit with family and friends!

This pasta is simple to make yet packed with flavour. Quick, tasty and sure to be a hit with family and friends! I love pasta. I mean absolutely, positively, completely love it. These days it's not politely correct to say how much you love carbs, but I'm saying it here today. I will scream it from the rooftops. I love carbs. More than life itself. I know they say home is where the heart is. Quite frankly I think they should change that saying to "home is where the carbs are". At least … [Read more...]

Easy Steak and Peppers

Easy Steak and Peppers | Easy to make steak and pepper recipe. Loaded with peppers, onion and shallots.

Easy to make steak and pepper recipe. Loaded with peppers, onion and shallots. Okay, I will admit I have a slight obsession with steak. It may run deeper than a slight obsession at this point. I just cannot help myself. Perfectly cooked steak combined with onions, shallots, and tons of peppers. Who could possibly resist? Not me. I feel like my readers must think we live like kings and queens. We really don't. I just tend to buy beef in bulk, then I'm suppose to freeze it and space it out … [Read more...]

Steak Sandwiches | Remembering Dad

Steak Sandwich | Amazing steak sandwich layered with caramelized onions, mozzarella cheese and barbecue sauce.

Amazing steak sandwich layered with caramelized onions, mozzarella cheese and barbecue sauce.  Just to be clear this is a steak sandwich, it is not a Philly Cheesesteak. I make those too, but the cooking process differs slightly from this one. So just for the record for all you purists, this is in no way a Philly Cheesesteak. It's just as damn good as one though. I think by now you must realize how much I like steak. I'm a beef girl. I was brought up that way. My Dad was a beef guy. I grew … [Read more...]

Prosciutto and Arugula Pizza #WeekNightKitchen

Prosciutto and Arugula Pizza | Simple to make yet full of flavour. Made in under 30 minutes, it's a winner in our house!

 This quick pizza is layered with sauce, pizza mozzarella, and thinly sliced shallots before it's cooked to perfection. Then it's piled high with arugula and diced shallots, drizzled with olive oil and topped off with prosciutto.  This pizza is being shared as part of a sponsored campaign from GE Appliances, this text and opinions are my own. The pizza is to share! This bad boy is a family staple in our household. My kids were busy during their younger years, between school plays, soccer, … [Read more...]

Chicken and Potato Bake with Meyer Lemons #SundaySupper

Chicken and Potato Bake with Meyer Lemons | Super easy to make and utterly delicious!

An easy one dish meal that will impress your family and friends. This Chicken and Potato Bake with Meyer Lemons is easy to make, and a cinch to clean up!  I love a good one dish meal, it makes prep and clean-up so much easier. This one is part of Sunday Supper's 5 Ingredients or Less Theme. This is chicken, potatoes, lemons, and Italian Dressing. Seriously, this is so easy to make. You toss some spices on if you want to amp it up. A little coarse salt is all this needs in my opinion. You can … [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...]

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