Crostini with Ricotta, Fresh Cherries and Pistachios

Crostini with Fresh Ricotta, Fresh Cherries and Pistachios

This crostini recipe uses fresh ricotta, fresh cherries and chopped pistachios. The flavour combination of cherries and pistachios is my ultimate favourite. I cannot get enough dishes that include them both. Try it for yourself. It's super easy to make and something you can whip up in a snap! I love cherry season so much. Cherries are my favourite fruit by far. I can eat them all day long and nothing else. I love any kind of cherry. My personal favourite is Rainier Cherries but it can be hard … [Read more...]

Pistachio Cannoli Filling

pistachio cannoli

  You all know how much I love pistachios. I mean it's a love like no other. It surpasses my love of turtles even, and you all know how crazy I am about turtles. Pistachios are my go to snack. My favourite thing to munch on while watching a t.v. show or a movie. I love using them in baking. Any excuse to crack open some pistachios is a good day in my book. … [Read more...]

Chocolate Cherry Pistachio Cookies & Swerve Giveaway #worlddiabetes

Chocolate Cherry Pistachio Cookies

Hi folks. Okay so some of you may be scratching your heads right now. For multiple reasons. First you are looking at this cookie and thinking there's no way its healthy. Well I am here to tell you as far as cookies go this is a healthy alternative in a big bad way. Plus it's delicious. In a big bad way. Secondly those who know me are now wondering if they have come to the right blog. I am usually Miss Sugar Pants. But today calls for Lunie to put away her sugar jar and help support World … [Read more...]

Strawberry Cannoli Parfaits with Pistachios

Strawberry Parfaits

Okay so I made Paula Deen's Strawberry Cannoli Parfaits. Can you say yummilicious? I know I can. Especially after eating these things. So good. The downside.... I now know why she put the pistachios in the cream. To avoid the parfait glasses looking like they are dusty from the pistachios bits. I laughed my butt off when I looked at all my photos and realized it looks like I used unclean glasses. Live and learn. And I mean if hitting my learning curve means eating copious amounts of things … [Read more...]

Pistachio Chocolate Frozen Mousse

Pistachio Chocolate Frozen Mousse | Cravings of a Lunatic | Super easy to make. Uses jello pudding for the layers!

Hi folks! Welcome to another edition of ICE CREAM SUNDAYS. It is my fave day of the week. I mean who doesn't love ice cream. Any day you get to eat ice cream is a great day in my book. … [Read more...]

Ice Cream Bites for Ice Cream Sunday

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Hi folks! Welcome to another Ice Cream Sunday. My fave day of the week. Any day where I get to make and share ice cream is a great day in my book. I had some fun with this one. It is a tad messy to make these but I'm not going to lie, that was half the fun. … [Read more...]

Pistachio Coconut Meringues

Hi folks. Okay so this really has to be snappy today. It's mini-me's 18th Birthday today! Yup, 18 years ago she came into this world kicking and screaming and not much has changed in 18 years. Bah, she knows I am kidding. She is one of the quietest, shy people on the planet. But she does pack a punch. Or a poke, in my right arm, constantly, just because she knows it bugs me. … [Read more...]

Pistachio Ice Cream #icecreamsundays

Pistachio Ice Cream by Cravings of a Lunatic

Hi folks. As many of you know I had house guests this past week. So I am a bit behind the eight ball on my posts. Hopefully you adore me enough to forgive me. I am trying to catch up so also feel free to forgive the onslaught of posts. I have so much to share though. So pulverize you with posts I must. I shall try to limit to 3 a day until they are caught up. But no promises. I don't do well with guidelines. I'm a rebel. So I just got a message from my brother, not the camera forgetting old … [Read more...]