Fruity Pebbles Krispie Treats and a Giant Cookbook Giveaway

Fruity Pebbles Krispie Treats | cravingsofalunatic.com | Incredibly easy to make cereal treats made with Fruity Pebbles. Bright, colourful and a real hit with kids and adults.

Incredibly easy to make cereal treats made with Fruity Pebbles. Bright, colourful and a real hit with kids and adults. Okay, okay, I'll admit it right here and now. I never know whether to call these "rice crispies treats" or "rice krispie treats". I tend to call them krispies, but then I always wonder if it's okay to call them that. So I filed these under "krispies" but when making the photos I tagged them "crispies". So these krispies are having an identity problem. They are … [Read more...]

Root Beer Chicken Wings

Root Beer Chicken Wings | cravingsofalunatic.com | Sweet and sticky Root Beer Chicken Wings are totally easy to make and absolutely delicious!

Sweet and sticky Root Beer Chicken Wings are totally easy to make and absolutely delicious. Whip up a batch, or ten, today! Have I told you how much I love anything sweet? I think by now most of my readers have figured out I have a serious sweet tooth. These Root Beer Chicken Wings hit the sweet spot perfectly. I use root beer and cola every now and again when I cook. They are both particularly awesome in any kind of pulled meat. It helps flavour the meat tremendously. Plus it's just … [Read more...]

No Bake Cherry Cheesecake Bars {Real Housemoms}

No Bake Cherry Cheesecake Bars | cravingsofalunatic.com | These no bake cherry cheesecake bars are sure to be a hit with family and friends. Whip up a batch today!

These no bake cherry cheesecake bars are sure to be a hit with family and friends. Whip up a batch today! I am such a sucker for cherry flavoured desserts. Cherry cheesecake is one of my favourite things in the whole wide world. I can never get enough of it. If it was socially acceptable to each it for lunch every day I totally would. There is just something about cheesecake that just brings on "the happy". It's hard to be in a bad mood while eating cheesecake. I mean think about … [Read more...]

Trix Ice Cream Cake

Trix Ice Cream Cake | Easy to make, this ice cream cake uses Trix cereal for a bright, colourful cake to celebrate any occasion!

Easy to make, this ice cream cake uses Trix cereal for a bright, colourful cake to celebrate any occasion! I have a confession to make. Are you ready for it? Okay, here goes.... I made this cake WAY back in August. For my son's birthday. Apparently I'm a giant slacker when it comes to posting recipes. You can peek through my instagram account back in the summer to see how I ground up the Trix cereal for the base. I think that was back in August. I know right. Slacker. Life … [Read more...]

Toasted Coconut and Cherry Hand Pies

Toasted Coconut and Cherry Hand Pies | These little toasted coconut and cherry hand pies are absolutely scrumptious. Plus they are incredibly easy to make which is a huge perk!

These little toasted coconut and cherry hand pies are absolutely scrumptious. Plus they are incredibly easy to make which is a huge perk! Happy Holidays Peeps! I freaking love my mixer. I use it daily. It's my go to machine for all my baking needs. That sucker is whirring every single day. Usually multiple times per day! Mine actually broke this week. We'll call it over-use. Nothing serious, the whisk attachment broke so I have to order a new one. Not going to lie though, I am … [Read more...]

Chocolate Coconut Cookies {Food Fanatic}

Chocolate Coconut Cookies | Chocolate coconut cookies filled with fluffy coconut cream cheese, and coconut garnish. Simple to make and utterly delicious to munch on.

Chocolate coconut cookies filled with fluffy coconut cream cheese, and coconut garnish. Simple to make and utterly delicious to munch on. I am a total chocolate fanatic. These Chocolate Coconut Cookies are a recipe I made for Food Fanatic. I am their resident Chocolate Fanatic. It's a pretty cool gig. Not going to lie. I just love my job. Every. Single. Day. It just so happens I'm also a coconut fanatic. So I decided to combine the two things. It's the perfect cookie. Chocolate cookies … [Read more...]

Coconut Filled Sandwich Cookies #ChristmasWeek #Giveaway

Coconut Filled Sandwich Cookies | This recipes is incredibly easy to make. Fluffy coconut filling wedged between chocolate cookies, then dunked in more coconut. This recipes is for all you serious coconut lovers out there.

These cookies are so incredibly easy to make. Fluffy coconut filling wedged between chocolate cookies, then dunked in more coconut.  Welcome to Day Four of Christmas Week. This event is hosted by Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic and Susan of The Girl in the Little Red Kitchen. We hope to inspire you to break out those holiday sprinkles and get your bake on! I cannot believe we're almost at the end of Christmas Week already. It's just flying by so fast. I'm having a blast baking up a storm … [Read more...]

Mini Pizza Sandwiches: Guest Post for It’s a Keeper

Mini Pizza Sandwiches- These adorable little Mini Pizza Sandwiches are perfect for game day, or for an afternoon snack. Grill them for the full tailgate experience. You'll thank me for it!

These adorable little Mini Pizza Sandwiches are perfect for game day, or for an afternoon snack. Grill them for the full tailgate experience. You'll thank me for it! Okay folks, these little sandwiches are going to knock your socks off. They are absolutely delicious. The added bonus is they are super easy to make. And quick. You can have these ready so fast you'll think you made a mistake. But trust me, you didn't. They are meant to be that quick to make. These are born of necessity. … [Read more...]

Pink Lemonade Ice Cream Pie and a Huge Ice Cream Making Prize Pack Giveaway #IceCreamWeek

Pink Lemonade Ice Cream Pie | Incredibly easy to make and perfect for parties. If you like Pink this pie is for YOU!

Incredibly easy to make and perfect for parties. If you like Pink this pie is for YOU! Welcome to Ice Cream Week 2014! This year the event is hosted by myself,  and Susan of  The Girl in the Little Red Kitchen. We have teamed up with 25 amazing bloggers to bring you ice cream treats all week long. I hope you have as much fun as we did. Break out those stretchy pants and celebrate Ice Cream Week with us. Ice Cream Week is an annual event meant to celebrate our love for ice cream treats. … [Read more...]

No Bake Cherry and Chocolate Cheesecake

Cherry and Chocolate Chip No Bake Cheesecakes | Simple to make with lots of cherry and chocolate pieces in each bite.

Simple to make with lots of cherry and chocolate pieces in each bite. You will love these Cherry and Chocolate Chip No Bake Cheesecakes! You are going to love these no bake mini cheesecakes. They are layered with an oreo crumb base, chocolate cheesecake with chocolate bits inside, cherry cheesecake with cherry bits inside then topped with grated chocolate and a cherry. They are cute, and absolutely scrumptious. You can find the recipe for these adorable No Bake Cherry Cheesecake Full of … [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...]

Jalapeño Bacon Poppers

Jalapeno Bacon Poppers | Cravings of a Lunatic | Jalapeno Poppers wrapped in bacon with a little extra kick of adobo and smoked paprika.

These little jalapeño poppers are wrapped in bacon and have a little extra kick to them with a hint of adobo and smoked paprika. It's heat to the max with these little beauties. Welcome to Day #4 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 … [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 myself, 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. I was … [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...]

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

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

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

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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...]

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

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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...]

Pink Lemonade Ice

Pink Lemonade Ice by Cravings of a Lunatic

It's that time of the month again. Time for The Secret Recipe Club reveal. SRC is a group of bloggers who make recipes from each other's blog on the sly than once a month each sub-group reveals their pick for the month. We get assigned a blog by our fearless leaders, then we go in stealth mode and scope out which recipe we want to make from our assigned blog. We make the recipe, take some picks and then Mission Impossible style all reveal at the same time on a set day. It's a cool group. And … [Read more...]

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