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...]

Marble Bark with Pistachios and Fleur de Sel

Marble Bark with Pistachios and Fleur de Sel | Ridiculously easy to make, seriously addictive to nosh on!

This marble bark is so simple to make. It has chopped pistachios tossed in it, then topped with fleur de sel. Everyone you share it with will think you spent hours on this recipe. It will be our little secret it only takes minutes to make! If you are a regular reader you know how much I adore chocolate. I have a whole category devoted to chocolate recipes. That is how deep my love for chocolate goes. So it seemed like a great idea to me to join the Food Fanatic team as one of their … [Read more...]

Mendiant: Traditional and Non-traditional

Mendiant | These little chocolates are super easy to make, and you can jazz them up any way you like.

These little chocolates are super easy to make, and you can jazz them up any way you like. Make traditional Mendiant, or non-traditional. Just have fun with it! Today we are celebrating Bastille Day. Our little Holiday Food Party Group loves to whoop it up for holidays. I have to admit I wanted to go all out and make Dacquoise, or Rissoles. But it's ten gazillion degrees out and I refuse to turn on my oven. It's just too darn hot. So I made Mendiant.  It's easy to make, you can opt … [Read more...]

Garlic Scape Pesto #FarmFreshFridays

Garlic Scape Pesto | Easy to make and utterly addictive. You will want to top everything you make with this Pesto!

This Garlic Scape Pesto is super easy to make and utterly addictive. You will want to top everything you make with this Pesto! And who could blame you? Last week I received my first CSA delivery. I'll admit I was beyond excited to find out we had them in our area. I took advantage immediately and ordered bi-weekly deliveries. The first one came loaded with garlic scapes. If you've never had garlic scapes you've been missing out. The taste is stellar, and they are incredibly versatile. You … [Read more...]

Mini Coconut Milkshakes #SilkAlmondBlends @LoveMySilk

Mini Coconut Milkshakes | Silk Almondmilk combined with coconut sorbet makes the perfect treat to beat the heat!

Silk Almondmilk combined with coconut sorbet makes the perfect treat to beat the heat. Add a little garnish to the top the glass for some added fun. I love coconut. It is something I can't get enough of. Whether its fresh coconut, flaked coconut, or coconut milk, I'm in my happy place if coconut is involved. If I can find a way to sip on a coconut drink all the better. If that coconut drink is a bit healthy then that's a huge bonus. This is perfect for an after dinner treat. Silk … [Read more...]

Strawberry Agua Fresca

Strawberry Agua Fresca by Cravings of a Lunatic | Simple to make, this strawberry agua fresca is the perfect thirst quencher on a hot summer day!

This refreshing summer drink is so simple to make. Strawberry Agua Fresca is the perfect thirst quencher on a hot summer day. Try one for yourself! When I shared my Watermelon Agua Fresca a couple of weeks ago, I promised you I would be sharing more beverage recipes with you this summer. I'm following through on that promise. Of course mine are all sans alcohol, but you can always add some if you like. I wish I could but I'm under doctor's orders not to touch the stuff. However I can sip … [Read more...]

Peach Salad with Peach-Hazelnut Dressing #FarmFreshFridays

Peach Salad with Peach and Hazelnut Dressing | This simple salad is perfect for summer!

This salad is made with fresh peaches and greens, then topped with a homemade peach-hazelnut dressing. Toss some hazelnuts over top and it's perfection! It's okay. You're on the right blog. I made a salad. I know, shocking right. I had the most amazing peach salad while I was in Miami and it has me on a serious peach kick. I'd love to recreate that recipe, but for today I went with quick and easy. However I did make my own dressing. I'm not a huge "smother a salad with dressing" kind … [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...]

Brownie Batter Smoothie @LoveMySilk #SilkSmoothies

Brownie Batter Smoothie | This Brownie Batter Smoothie is so simple to make. Your kids will love this one. If you share it with them. That's a mighty big if once you taste this!

This Brownie Batter Smoothie is so simple to make. Your kids will love this one. If you share it with them. That's a mighty big if once you taste this! I love it when a plan comes together. I love that plan even more if it involves chocolate. This plan happened to involve chocolate brownie mix. I don't know about you, but any day that involves spooning chocolate brownie batter into smoothies is a good day in my book. Silk asked me to write a post about smoothies. I dig their products so … [Read more...]

No Bake Mocha Cheesecake with Animal Cracker Crust #IcedDelight

No Bake Mocha Cheesecake with Animal Cracker Crust | For all you coffee and chocolate fans out there!

This is a super easy recipe to make a mocha flavoured no bake cheesecake. The crust use crushed animal crackers. You're going to love this recipe! Okay, so I made another no bake cheesecake. This one is chock full of mocha goodness. It's a no bake cheesecake that is super easy to make. I used an animal cracker crust for some added fun. This is made with Mocha Iced Coffee courtesy of International Delights. This dessert is going to rock your coffee loving world. I actually made this … [Read more...]

Grilled Peach Cobbler in Mini Cast Iron Pans

Grilled Peaches and Cream Cobbler by Kim Beaulieu of Cravings of a Lunatic and Kiss My Smoke

Fresh peaches combined with a cream-based cobbler topping, with fresh whipped cream piled on top for a rustic grilled dessert! Come on now. How flipping cute are these Grilled Peach Cobblers in Mini Cast Iron Pans? I love small food and I cannot lie, You other brothers can't deny, When a dessert shows up in a little bitty pan, With a mound of whipped cream for you fans! Okay, okay, I'll stop. Before I embarrass myself. More than usual. … [Read more...]

Watermelon Agua Fresca

Watermelon Agua Fresca | Refreshing and easy to make. This Watermelon Agua Fresca is sure to be a hit this summer!

Refreshing and easy to make. This Watermelon Agua Fresca is sure to be a hit this summer! This recipe is freaking amazing. I mean usually I hate to toot my own horn. However this time I need "toot toot" from the mountain tops. This watermelon agua fresca is fantastic. I dare use the blogger phrase "it will change your life". Okay so I'm not sure why we all claim our recipes will change your life. I mean it's not like you're going to drink this and all of a sudden turn into Superman, or … [Read more...]

No Bake Lemon Cheesecake with Cannoli Crust | Get Your Discount Code for My Favourite Online Store @AuroraImporting

No Bake Lemon Cheesecake with Cannoli Crust | This easy no bake lemon cheesecake is perfect for those hot summer days where you want a fabulous dessert without having to turn on your oven.

This easy no bake lemon cheesecake is perfect for those hot summer days where you want a fabulous dessert without having to turn on your oven.  I love no bake recipes for summer. It's an obsession really. I want to take every recipe in the world and turn it into a no bake recipe for the hot summer months. This lemon cheesecake recipe is one of those recipes. My cheesecake cravings are out of control lately. I have also been craving lemon pie. So much so that I've started  dreaming about ways … [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...]

Farro with Dried Cherries and Pistachios | Celebrating #HealthySpring with a @KitchenIQ #Giveaway

Farro with Pistachios and Dried Cherries | This recipe is simple to make, and is perfect for a side dish.

This recipe is simple to make, and is perfect for a side dish. You can also add greens for an amazing salad recipe. Enjoy! Today I am teaming up with some fellow bloggers and Kitchen IQ to bring you great recipes and a fabulous giveaway. This recipe is super simple to make. It's healthy and nutritious, plus it's filling. I like to throw in fun bites when making farro. It has such a cool texture on it's own but adding some crunch and some chew to it just takes me to my happy place. I love … [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...]

Arugula Salad with Shaved Asparagus, Shaved Carrots and Slivered Almonds

Arugula Salad with Shaved Carrots, Shaved Asparagus and Almonds | Simple, elegant and delicious!

This salad is made with arugula, shaved asparagus, shaved carrots and slivered almonds. It's simple, elegant and delicious! It's okay, you are on the right blog. Occasionally I eat salad. Not often. But occasionally. And when I do it's simple, elegant and delicious. That's how this gal rolls. Of course I ate this with steak, potatoes and dessert. That's also how I roll. We call this a side dish in our household. I consider salad a starter, side dish or light snack. Rarely would I … [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...]