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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

Baked Fudge and a #Giveaway for my 3 Year Bloggy Birthday

Baked Fudge | Simple, classic, and chock full of chocolatey goodness. Your family is going to love this one!

Simple, classic, and chock full of chocolatey goodness. Your family is going to love this! Bake them in tiny mason jars so everyone gets their own jar of happiness! Some recipes need to be shared. They need to be savoured, and enjoyed by everyone. Then there are recipes, like this one, where you hide in the closet with the entire batch so you don't have to share. Not that anyone here did that. I would never. Okay, so I totally did it. I don't even care. It was totally worth it. … [Read more...]

Quick and Easy Garlic Fries

Garlic Fries | Cravings of a Lunatic | Super easy to make and absolutely delicious!

Super easy to make, these Garlic Fries will have you, and your guests, coming back for more. So, yah, everyone else is posting red velvet this, pink cutie-patootie that and all things heart-shaped... and I'm over here going "look what I made, garlic fries". I want to feel bad. Like I'm not living up to my food blogger potential. But the truth of the matter is I freaking love french fries. So I made french fries. Tomorrow I'm posting a burger. Take that Valentine's Day! … [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...]

Lasagna Dip

Lasagna Dip | Cravings of a Lunatic | Seriously simple to make and absolutely delicious to munch on.

Seriously simple to make and absolutely delicious to munch on. This lasagna dip will have your guests coming back for more! Welcome to Day #5 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 dishing up a different set of appetizers. We hope you enjoy this fabulous … [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...]

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...]

Lentil Quinoa Bolognese Sauce | The Great Vegan Bean Book #Review

Lentil Quinoa Bolognese Sauce | Cravings of a Lunatic | Vegan version of bolognese sauce that is both hearty and delicious.

Vegan version of Bolognese Sauce that is both hearty and delicious. This recipe is going to blow your skirt up! I'm so excited to share this recipe with you today. My incredibly talented friend, Kathy Hester, has a cookbook out called The Great Vegan Bean Book. She offered to send me a copy of her cookbook to review and she's also given me the nod to give away a copy of this amazing book. So make sure you scroll to the bottom for giveaway details. I met Kathy a couple of years ago at a food … [Read more...]

20 Amazing Casserole Recipes

Casserole Recipe Round Up by Cravings of a Lunatic

An amazing Casserole Recipe Round Up. Lots of great recipes from lots of great bloggers. Enjoy! Please show my bloggy peeps some love. Visit them and pin from the original source!  … [Read more...]

Onion Strings

Onion Strings | Cravings of a Lunatic | Seriously sinful and totally worth indulging in!

Seriously sinful deep fried Onion Strings that will blow your mind, and your diet. Totally worth indulging in! Oh em gee. Seriously overused phrases are the only thing I can think of  right now. Squee! Told ya. These are awesomesauce.  I can't stop. Someone save me. … [Read more...]

Shallot Rings

Shallot Rings | Cravings of a Lunatic | Seriously easy to make and wild;y addictive. A must try!

My new favourite Cheat Day recipe. These Shallot Rings are full of flavour, and super easy to make. I cheat, on my diet, and the recipe. Join me! Diet...shmiet! These things rule! I'm going to be brutally honest with you. As always.  I thought I invented these when I made them. I thought I had a genius idea that no one else had ever thought of. … [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...]

Mac n Cheese | Melt The Art of Macaroni and Cheese: A Cookbook Review and Giveaway

Mac N Cheese | Cravings of a Lunatic | Seriously scrumptious macaroni and cheese made from scratch!

A simple macaroni and cheese recipe made with Beemster Cheese, Chorizo and Sun Dried Tomatoes! You're going to love this one! I've said it before and I'll say it again. In fact I'll scream it from the rooftops. One of the amazing perks of being a food blogger is becoming friends with other foodies. Those foodies become your inner circle, your peeps, your homies, if you will. The sense of community is amazing amongst food bloggers. So when one, or in this case two, of our own go on to do great … [Read more...]

Strawberry Brownie Parfaits

Strawberry Brownie Parfaits | Cravings of a Lunatic | Simple dessert recipe anyone can make quickly. A real crowd pleaser!

Simple recipe to make Strawberry Brownie Parfaits topped with strawberry flavoured cream cheese whipped cream. You're going to love this dessert! One of the perks of being a food blogger is having food blogger friends who start up their own businesses. Not going to lie, its a huge bonus that comes with the job. My friend Heidi of Young Grasshopper is one of those friends. She started a business called Not So Simple Syrup. She asked if I'd like to try it out. Of course I jumped at the … [Read more...]

Franken Berry Krispies

Frankenberry Krispies | Cravings of a Lunatic | Cute, tasty and spooktacular! These Franken Berry Krispies are perfect for kids and adults.

Cute, tasty and spooktacular! These Franken Berry Krispies are perfect for kids and adults. Enjoy these easy to make cereal treats. Happy Halloween! I thought a little last minute Halloween recipe was in order. So I whipped up some super easy, tasty cereal treats for you. But then I ate them all. My bad. Happy Halloween though. … [Read more...]

Sloppy Joe Casserole

Sloppy Joe Casserole | Cravings of a Lunatic | A simple way to make a quick Sloppy Joe Casserole that will have your family begging for more!

This is an easy to make Sloppy Joe Casserole that is perfect for a busy family on the go! If you love sloppy joes, and who doesn't, this is a way to make them fast! The thing I like the most about fall is being able to turn on my oven. During the summer months I never turn my oven on. Like never, ever, ever. Nope. Not going to happen. Our a/c blows, and not in a good way so from about May/June till about September/October that sucker stays off. If it's hot out I'm grilling. While I love to … [Read more...]