Roasted Red Pepper and Chipotle Pepper in Adobo Angel Hair Pasta

Roasted Red Pepper and Chipotle Pepper in Adobo Angel Hair Pasta | Cravings of a Lunatic | Perfect quick and easy dinner recipe!

Simple to make yet full of complex flavours. This pasta has all the heat and a creamy sauce. Perfect quick and easy dinner recipe! Okay seriously man. I can barely stand how good this is. It's going to blow your mind. But not your budget. Nor your clock, because you can make this in 30 minutes or less. I'll wait while you compose yourself. You good? I love quick recipes. I figure I could spend all day making one dish, or I can do easy dishes and free up time for other things. More bang for … [Read more...]

Sea Bass with Tomatoes, Olives and Capers: Guest Post by That Skinny Chick Can Bake #SeafoodWeek

Sea Bass with Tomatoes, Olives and Capers | Guest Post by That Skinny Chick Can Bake | Simple, classic and easy to prepare!

This Sea Bass with Tomatoes, Olives and Capers is sure to delight your guests. It's simple, classic and absolutely perfect for any occasion.  Today's special guest is one of my favourite people in the whole wide world. Yes, that is a grand statement. It also happens to be incredibly true. I adore Liz of That Skinny Chick Can Bake. She is one of my dearest friends in life. Our friendship goes beyond blogging, and I consider her part of our family. Liz is just good people. There's no other way … [Read more...]

Saganaki Shrimp: Guest Post by Crumb #SeafoodWeek

Saganaki Shrimp by Crumb | Guest Post on Cravings of a Lunatic | A must make dinner idea for Seafood Lovers!

Succulent shrimp, saucy tomatoes, bold Mediterranean spices and briny feta all baked together until bubbly and melty and delicious. Welcome to Day 5 of Seafood Week. This week has been a blast. I've loved seeing all my bloggy friends share their seafood recipes with my readers. Today's special guest is Isabelle fo Crumb. She is a very dear friend of mine. Izz is a supremely talented cook plus she's wickedly funny which you all know I love. She's also my foodie adventure buddy. I love to take … [Read more...]

Braised Salmon with Mushrooms, Potato Purée and Watercress: Guest Post by Crazy Foodie Stunts #SeafoodWeek

Braised Salmon with Mushrooms, Potato Purée and Watercress by Crazy Foodie Stunts

Braised Salmon with Mushrooms, Potato Purée and Watercress, this recipe is spectacular. A bit of work but totally worth the effort. Try it for yourself! Today I have the distinct pleasure of welcoming my good friend DB back to Cravings of a Lunatic. DB blogs at Crazy Foodie Stunts, and is a very dear friend of mine. I adore this man's perspective on food so very much. He is constantly challenging himself to try new things, and explore new culinary worlds. I really dig that about DB. You may … [Read more...]

Brown Butter Seafood Risotto | Guest Post by Dinners, Dishes and Desserts #SeafoodWeek

Brown Butter Seafood Risotto by Dinners, Dishes and Desserts

Creamy, nutty, rich, and buttery; pretty sure you can not ask for anything else out of dinner. This will become a family favourite! I have another special guest today for Seafood Week. Today's recipes comes to you courtesy of Erin of Dinners, Dishes and Desserts. This lady can cook, and bake, like no one's business. Erin is so incredibly talented. I love every single recipe she makes, she just has this way of making real food for real people. I dig that about her. I had the pleasure of … [Read more...]

Coconut Almond Crusted Cod | Guest Post by Cooking in Stilettos #SeafoodWeek

Coconut Almond Crusted Cod by Cooking in Stilettos

Coconut Almond Crusted Cod. Simple, yet bursting with tropical flavour! Today's special guest for Seafood Week is my gal pal, Aly. This lady is one of the truest friends you could ever ask for. Aly is the one who talks me off the ledge when I get wired up. She is the one who sends me emails and links to brighten my day, and make me look at work from a different angle. She sends me inspiring articles or links to shopping sites, depending on my mood any given day. Every now and again I get the … [Read more...]

Lobster Pasta Salad | Guest Post and Open Letter from Movita Beaucoup #SeafoodWeek

Lobster Pasta Salad by Movita Beaucoup | This salad is a great make-ahead option for kitchen parties.

This salad is a great make-ahead option for kitchen parties. The lemon, dill and sour cream add a gentle tartness to the dressing, which is then balanced by the sweetness of the lobster and corn. Today kicks off Seafood Week. I'm taking a week long hiatus to get some projects done around the house. Which is basically code for "I'm going to spend a week watching everything humanly possible on Netflix while I lounge around in my jammies". While I'm working hard around the house lounging around … [Read more...]

Roasted Red Pepper Lasagna #SundaySupper

Roasted Red Pepper Lasagna | Full of flavour and incredible easy to make. This is a fun twist on lasagna.

Full of flavour and incredibly easy to make. This is a fun twist on lasagna. Okay so I admit it. I am completely addicted to roasted red peppers. If loving them is wrong I don't want to be right. I keep jars of them in my pantry all the time. You can make so many things with roasted red peppers. I'm a sucker for roasted red pepper pasta and experimenting with tons of variations of it. I make it so many different ways, I probably never make it the same way twice. It's an endless search for … [Read more...]

Kalua Pulled Pork Pizza| Burning Down The Kitchen with Try Anything Once

Pulled Pork Pizza | Cravings of a Lunatic | Super easy to make and very versatile.

This Pulled Pork Pizza has a Hawaiian flair. The topping is Kalua Pulled Pork made in a slow cooker. Super easy to make and very versatile.  Today I have the pleasure of introducing you to Dionne of Try Anything Once. Dionne is one of my blogging besties, and it goes well beyond blogging. She is a friend anyone would be lucky to have. I had a rough month last month, Dionne and two of my other besties got together to send me some flowers to cheer me up. I was so floored they would take the … [Read more...]

Smoked Bacon Macaroni and Cheese #maccheesemania

Smoked Bacon Mac and Cheese by Cravings of a Lunatic

A delicious 4 cheese macaroni and cheese dish filled with smoked bacon. This dish was inspired by Patti LaBelle's Over the Rainbow Mac n Cheese. Seriously delicious mac n cheese that is loaded with cheese, cheese and more cheese. Plus some bacon for good measure! Thanks for stopping by today. I have a delicious mac n cheese recipe for you. This dish was inspired by Patti Labelle's Over the Rainbow Mac n Cheese. If you have not tried hers yet you are really missing out. It's beyond decadent, … [Read more...]

Cheeseburger Ravioli Burger | Review and #Giveaway of Stuffed by Dan Whelan

Ravioli Burger | Cravings of a Lunatic | This recipe is a burger stuffed in dough, then smothered in sauce.

This recipe is a burger stuffed in dough, then smothered in sauce. Yes, you read that correctly!  Yes siree Bob! Your eyes do not deceive you. That is, in fact, a burger stuffed into dough. A burger ravioli, and not just any burger ravioli, this sucker is filled with cheese and smothered in sauce. Like any good Burger Ravioli should be. Now don't freak out and go running in the other direction. This Burger Ravioli will surprise you, I promise. I'll be honest with too, you have landed … [Read more...]

Western-Style Steak Rolls #SundaySupper

Western Style Steak Rolls by Cravings of a Lunatic | Seriously scrumptious recipe! A must try!

Recipe for steak rolls with a western style flair. These steak rolls are filled with peppers and onions and covered in barbecue sauce. Seriously scrumptious recipe that is simple to make. So excited to be back with my Sunday Supper crew. I took so time off because my life was pure chaos. I was waiting for my life to become less chaotic to rejoin the Sunday festivities but then I realized if I wait till my life calms down I'll never rejoin them. Sometimes you just have to embrace the crazy and … [Read more...]

Meatball Bites for #AppetizerWeek and a @NotSoSimpleSyrp #Giveaway

Meatball Bites | Cravings of a Lunatic | Cute little meatball slider bites would be perfect for any game day celebration. Easy to make and a real crowd pleaser.

Cute little meatball slider bites would be perfect for any game day celebration. Easy to make and a real crowd pleaser. Your guests will be cheering for you instead of the game when they try these! Welcome to Day #3 of Appetizer Week, a multi-blogger event co-hosted by Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic and Kristen from Frugal Antics of a Harried Homemaker. Whether you are a Broncos fan or a Seahawks fan , we wanted to make sure you had plenty of ideas for your game day spread. Each day we will be … [Read more...]

Pizza Dip

Easy Pizza Dip | Cravings of a Lunatic | Easy to make microwave pizza dip for those days you want to dunk in a hurry!

Perfect for dunking, this easy pizza dip recipe will impress your guests and have them coming back for more! Welcome to Day #2 of Appetizer Week, a multi-blogger event co-hosted by Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic and Kristen from Frugal Antics of a Harried Homemaker. With the big football game coming up, we wanted to make sure you had plenty of ideas for your game day spread. Each day we will be dishing up a different set of appetizers. We hope you enjoy this fabulous group of recipes. Tune in … [Read more...]

Pull Apart Pizza

Pizza Pull Apart Bread | Cravings of a Lunatic | Easy and delicious pizza pull apart bread. Plus an amazing @OXO giveaway!

An easy and quick version of Pizza Pull Apart Bread that is perfect for those busy nights where you want something delicious fast! Welcome to Day #1 of Appetizer Week, a multi-blogger event co-hosted by Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic and Kristen from Frugal Antics of a Harried Homemaker. With the big football game coming up, we wanted to make sure you had plenty of ideas for your game day spread. Each day we will be dishing up a different set of appetizers. We hope you enjoy this fabulous group … [Read more...]

Easy Steak Stir Fry | #Review of 5 Piece Wüsthof Knife Set

Steak Stir Fry | Cravings of a Lunatic | Simple recipe for steak stir fry and a giveaway for a 5 Piece Wüsthof Knife Set

A simple recipe for steak stir fry that will wow your guests and become a family favourite. This is my daughter's special recipe, one she requests often.  Let me start by saying I have an amazing giveaway for you today. I was lucky enough to receive a 5 Piece Wüsthof Knife Set to review last month. Let's just say I've been having far too much fun playing with knives. They sent me the Wüsthof Classic 5-piece Studio Block Set to try out.  It's been an absolute joy to take these knives for a … [Read more...]

Bucatini All’Amatriciana: Burning Down The Kitchen with Crazy Foodie Stunts

Bucatini all'Amatriciana | Cravings of a Lunatic | Simple recipe for classic pasta that will rock your world.

Simple recipe for classic pasta that will rock your world. Full of flavour yet easy to make. You're going to love this one! Okay seriously man, look at that cheese raining down over the pasta. This dish made my tummy super happy. It's a really versatile dish, you can make it easier by using pre-made pasta sauce or you can simmer San Marzano tomatoes down to make your own. It's a total classic that is full of flavour, yet surprising easy to make. Which works for me. I love easy recipes, it … [Read more...]

Fancified Frito Pie |#Review of The New Southwest

Fancy Pants Frito Pie | Cravings of a Lunatic | Taking Scarletta Bakes Fancy Pants Frito Pie for a test drive. It was a heavenly experience filled with cheese, and yummy goodness.

Frito Pie made with a frito crust, incredible chili filling and topped with mounds of glorious cheddar cheese. This Fancified Frito Pie is the brainchild of Meagan Micozzi of Scarletta Bakes. I had the pleasure of reviewing her cookbook. I knew this recipe was the one I wanted to share with my readers. The name alone makes me smile. This is not your mother's frito pie, nor is it a frito pie in a bag. It's frito pie all grown up and ready for business. As all grown up pies should be. Let me … [Read more...]

Calzones #Festivus Celebration and #Giveaway

Homemade Calzones for Festivus | Cravings of a Lunatic | Easy to make and absolutely delicious. You'll never order out again.

Homemade Calzones to celebrate Festivus in honour of Seinfeld. Easy to make and absolutely delicious. You'll never order out again.  Today we're taking a break from all the Christmas celebrations to discuss an odd group of friends, a strange pole and a 'show about nothing.' And by now, all you Seinfeld fans are smiling. It's been 15 years since the TV series left the air but it's still very much around in syndication, popular culture and a little made-up holiday called Festivus. Celebrated … [Read more...]

Vegan Sloppy Black-Eyed Peas | Vegan Slow Cooking #Review and #Giveaway

Sloppy Black Eyed Peas | Cravings of a Lunatic | This is a wonderful slow cooker recipe for Vegan Sloppy Joes. It's a real crowd please

Wonderful New Orleans inspired Sloppy Joe Recipe from the cookbook, Vegan Slow Cooking by Kathy Hester. This recipe is Vegan, Soy-Free, Oil-Free, and can be made GF as well. Plus it's just plain delicious and will make you taste buds super happy! My friend Kathy Hester is an amazing cook. She's also a very talented cookbook author. Yesterday I featured Kathy's recipe for Lentil Quinoa Bolognese Sauce from her cookbook, The Great Vegan Bean Book. It was a hit, and there's a giveaway over … [Read more...]