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...]

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

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. Kathy blogs at Healthy Slow Cooking. It's … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Root Beer Pulled Pork

Root Beer Pulled Pork | Cravings of a Lunatic | Simple recipe to make Root Beer Pulled Pork in your Slow Cooker.

Simple recipe to make Root Beer Pulled Pork in your Slow Cooker. This sandwich is packed with big pieces of onions, minced garlic and BBQ sauce. It's so easy you might even feel guilty eating it. Or not! I'm sitting in my living room right now sick as a dog, watching Say Anything as I try to finish some work. I know right, the life of a food blogger seems so glamorous. But some days it's us vegging out in jammies, curled up with blankies and kleenex trying not to fall asleep while we finish a … [Read more...]

Manly Meaty Chili | Slow Cooker Saturdays

Manly Meaty Chili | Cravings of a Lunatic | #slowcooker #chili #gameday #footballfood #dinner

  This chili is not for sissies. Have your guests bring their appetites for this one. It's manly, meaty and chock full of veggies and beans. So many beans you may want to warn your family and friends when you eat this stuff. It's delicious but I'm telling you the next day you don't want anyone behind you. … [Read more...]

A girl, a crock pot and a blow torch! Slow Cooker Lasagna Soup


Okay folks, let's just start with this... it says blow TORCH. Glad we cleared that up! And yes I actually did use a blow torch. Cuz I'm cool like that. And a little crazy like that! … [Read more...]

Zesty Hamburger Soup | #SlowCookerSaturdays

Slow Cooker Hamburger Soup | Cravings of a Lunatic | #slowcooker #soup #dinner

Slow Cooker Zesty Hamburger Soup that is super easy to make, and packs a ton of flavour. Perfect for a busy day where you want to set it and forget it! Hi folks. Okay I'm going to be honest with you all. I hesitated to post this. It's so hard to take good photos of soup. So I was unsure this was blog worthy. After much (okay that's a lie, let's say a little) discussion on Facebook with some readers and fellow bloggers I decided to pop this up here. You may be saying "but why Lunie, the … [Read more...]

Hawaiian Pulled Pork to welcome back Slow Cooker Saturdays!

pulled pork

Hi folks. So... are you happy! I know I am! Why you ask? … [Read more...]

Mini Pulled Beef and Shallot Sandwiches


Hi folks. Want a bite? It's really good. I ate three just while I took the photos. Let's not even talk about how many I ate after. … [Read more...]

Taco Pasta

slow cooker taco pasta

Hi folks. I sure hope you all had a wonderful day. I am still basking in the birthday celebration. Did you all stop by yesterday's post to see my birthday cake? The wonderful and talented Chef Dennis baked me an amazing cake. If you have not seen it yet here's a peek: … [Read more...]

Hamburger Soup for Slow Cooker Saturday

slow cooker hamburger soup

Hi folks. Hope everyone is enjoying their weekend. It's wicked cold and nasty here in Ontario. So I did what any wussy Canuck would do, I stayed inside all day with a warm blankie. Luckily I had nothing pressing to do today so I was able to just putz around the house in a ponytail, pajamas and puppy teasers, also known as slippers. After a week of running around like a crazy mama it was incredibly nice to chill out and be a bit lazy today. Or a lot. Don't judge! I have to say the last month … [Read more...]

Po’ Lunatic Sandwich for Slow Cooker Saturday


Hi folks. Hope everyone is having a wonderful day today. I've been incredibly lazy, no idea why. Just feel like chilling. Went to see the movie "We Bought A Zoo" with mini-me in the afternoon. Really good movie, very heart-warming. Then we went over to the book store like usual. They have an Indigo books right next to the movie theatre. I managed to score some Donna Hay cookbooks in the discount section. You know me and bargains. Even the movie was a bargain. We always go to the matinees as they … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Party Mix

Slow Cooker Party Mix | Cravings of a Lunatic | Easy to make party mix you can cook in your slow cooker!

Hi folks. I am SO behind. I cannot fall behind otherwise I won't be able to share all my Christmas ideas with you. I have done so much today. In the midst of cooking a ton today I have also been to the barn, cleaned and returned all our horse stuff to the barn, done paperwork (trying to do year end so I can slip it away and start fresh), gone over our finances and budget (scary!), done laundry (endless) and am cleaning out two closets (overkill). Yup, I have issues. … [Read more...]