Cinnamon Sugar Popcorn | @Beamly

Cinnamon Sugar Popcorn | My special cinnamon sugar mix over top of perfectly buttered fresh popcorn. You are going to love this one!

Homemade Popcorn drizzled with hot butter, then sprinkled with my favourite cinnamon sugar mixture. You are going to love this one! Hey peeps! What goes better with watching TV than popcorn? Nothing! Exactly! Popcorn is the king in terms of snacks to nosh on while watching your favourite TV shows. This cinnamon sugar popcorn is sheer perfection. I am a serious popcornaholic. I can never get enough it. We make it when we watch TV at night. Almost every night quite frankly. My daughter … [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...]

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...]

Chocolate Covered Candied Bacon

Chocolate Covered Candied Bacon | Cravings of a Lunatic | #baconmonth #bacon #pork #chocolate

This is so over the top indulgent it should be a crime. Luckily for all of us it's not. Instead it's an insanely good recipe for Chocolate Covered Bacon that will blow your skirt up! Seriously man, this stuff should be illegal. It's so wildly addictive I had to go out and buy new pants. I burst the seams on my pants from Chocolate Covered Bacon overload. And I don't even care! Normally I'm not a fan of sweet combined with savoury, but this, oh man, this breaks all my food rules. It's so … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Cherrylicious Trash & Burning Down The Kitchen with Chocolate, Chocolate and More

Valentine's Day Trash by Cravings of a Lunatic

Okay so I'm going to be honest with you. I had a little bit of an ulterior motive for making this one. It goes a little something like this: My Bestie: Hey Kim, what did you get hubs for Valentine's Day? Kim: I got him Trash. And he totally deserved it! … [Read more...]

Pizza Pretzel Rolls | Super Bowl #SundaySupper

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I have dreamt about making these adorable little Pizza Pretzel Rolls for so long. They have been on my mind for a couple of years. A friend named Amy Valentino sent me a link to some little bites that blew my mind. It's funny how things you want to make get put on the back burner sometimes. Yet I never forgot about these little bundles of pizza joy. What's not to love. … [Read more...]

Bacon Pizza Bites

Bacon Pizza Bites | Cravings of a Lunatic | #pizza #appetizers #tailgate #snacks #footballfood

So I threw a little party. A special little party with a very important guest of honour. Our very special guest was none other than "Bacon". I invite "Bacon" quite often to the Bee household. We know "Bacon" well. It gets invited to all special occasions and holidays. Christmas Brunch, New Year's Day Brunch, Easter Brunch, Mother's Day Breakfast, Father's Day Breakfast, the odd Sunday and once in a while just a random Wednesday. … [Read more...]

Strawberry Krispies with Pink Frosting | Burning Down The Kitchen with Noshing with the Nolands

Strawberry Krispie Treat with Pink Frosting

Hi folks. So things got a little nuts in the kitchen again. I just can't help myself. No matter how healthy I want to become I revert back to krispies and popcorn again and again. I'd apologize. But first I'd have to feel bad. … [Read more...]

Red Velvet Popcorn

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Hi folks. I swear that Britney Spears song is playing in my head right now... "oops I did it again"... I have problems. I can't stop myself when it comes to popcorn.  … [Read more...]

Halloween Pretzel Sticks


Hi folks. Er... yah... so maybe not ALL the hubbies. But most! … [Read more...]

Monster Fudge, a Giveaway (closed now!) and a big Thank You!


  Hi folks. I am here today proclaiming my undying love... My eternal gratitude... For you! … [Read more...]

S’Mores Popcorn

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Hi folks. Happy Thanksgiving Monday to all my Canuck friends and family. Hope you are still eating yourselves silly today. It's the one weekend you can eat like a linebacker and get away with it. So enjoy it while it lasts. Cuz you all know tomorrow is going to be all about a lot of us stepping on the scale and screaming. Our American friends will hear the collective gasps of horror and know their time is coming. Won't be long till we'll hear their screams next month.  … [Read more...]

Turtle Tailgate Mix

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Hi folks. Okay it's confession time... this cannot be keep secret any longer... it needs to be shared... before it drives me! … [Read more...]

Homemade Granola: Guest Post by Crazy Foodie Stunts

homemade granola

Hi folks. I have another very special guest for you today. Today I have the extremely talented DB of Crazy Foodie Stunts holding down the asylum for me. DB is The Foodie Stuntman, he makes dishes that are challenging and often use methods that are on the tricky side. He pushes culinary boundaries and steps outside the norm. It's an impressive thing to do. … [Read more...]

Pesto, Mozzarella Polenta Appetizers: Guest Post by Strands of my Life


Today's special guest is Suzanne from Strands of my Life. Suzanne is a wonderful cook and I always find myself in awe of the things she makes. She lives in New Zealand so obviously I am green with envy. I mean what a gorgeous place to live and be inspired in. Her home overlooks the sea, seriously, so jealous right now. I see my neighbours in the burbs when I look out my windows. I love Suzanne's style, she is very comfortable in the kitchen and knows her way around. She makes lots of wonderful … [Read more...]

Lunatic’s Top 10 Snack Recipes


Hi folks. So the week of top 10's rages on. We're only days away from impending vacation. The vacation in which one of use will not be returning home from. We will be leaving our son out west to start his new life out there. He will be finishing his schooling out west, working toward his PHD. So this week we have been packing and spending some much needed time together. Our last fleeting moments with all 4 of us living under one roof. I just want to soak it all in before life changes. As life … [Read more...]

Roasted Cherry Tomatoes in Support of Food Bloggers for Slave Free Tomatoes

Roasted Tomatoes by Cravings of a Lunatic

Today I am posting something more serious than the usual fare I serve up. I heard about The Giving Table from Cassie of Bake Your Day. She had given me the honour of interviewing her for Burning Down The Kitchen. I always ask the folks I interview if there is anything they are working on they would like me to share. Cassie blew my mind with her small request. It was to mention her work with this organization in raising awareness about the conditions workers face in the tomato fields. Her request … [Read more...]

sPiCy NuTs

Spicy Nuts

I was going to start off this post by yelling "Grab My Nuts" but that would just be tacky. Ya, so... sorry! *smiles sheepishly* … [Read more...]

Taco Seasoned Pretzels {Slow Cooker} | Burning Down The Kitchen with Bake Your Day

taco pretzels

Hi folks. I am so pleased to bring you another edition of Burning Down The Kitchen. It's a weekly series where I have the pleasure of interviewing a fellow blogger. Not only do I interview them but I invite them to do dares. Then I make a recipe of theirs I've bookmarked. I hope to show people that anyone can cook anything, and it does not have to look exactly like the photo in the recipe to be good. You can adapt recipes to your own taste, tweak them and make them your own. Trust me, if I … [Read more...]