Jake’s Triple Decker Cake

Jake's Triple Decker Cake by www.whatscookingwithruthie.com

This is my Jake, he's the youngest of my kiddos, AND he just so happens to know his way around the kitchen!  (which I LOVE about him.) The other day he got home from school and started baking away in the kitchen...  Jake's Triple Decker Cake was what came out of it :) I thought it would be fun to share with invention with y'all... it was a delightfully wonderful dessert! … [Read more...]

Strawberry Swirl Cheesecake Cupcakes


Amanda from High Heels to Hot Wheels is here with us today! I love Cheesecake and she's brought a yummy Strawberry Swirl Cheesecake Cupcakes to share with us today! I'll turn in over to her... Okay, folks, there's no denying that this week is all about love, love, love.....or in my case, bake until my lips pucker from all the sweet taste testings. Not only is it Valentine's week, … [Read more...]

Skinny Gingerbread Dip

Skinny Gingerbread Dip by www.whatscookingwithruthie.com

Happy Christmas Eve!!  I always like to have simple and delicious appetizer ideas on hand that everyone simply LOVES at Holiday get togethers! As y'all know, I like to skinny recipes down without losing any of the flavor.  This Skinny Gingerbread Dip is a SO good... you won't miss a single calorie! Promise. Skinny Gingerbread Dip   Print Prep time 10 mins Total … [Read more...]

Cold Spinach and Artichoke Dip

Cold Spinach and Artichoke Dip by www.bakerette.com on www.whatscookingwithruthie.com

I'm SO happy to have Jen here with us from Bakerette, she's fixed up a fabulous recipe to share with us so I won't keep ya waiting any longer... The season of giving is upon us and with that comes parties and entertaining! One of our favorite appetizers we set out with crackers and chips is this amazing Cold Spinach and Artichoke Dip! It's the bomb dot com! It's full of healthy … [Read more...]

Skinny Cranberry-Orange Scones

Skinny Cranberry Orange Scones by www.whatscookingwithruthie.com

I don't know about you all but I love a delicious Breakfast Scone AND when it's a healthier recipe- I love them that much more... Skinny Cranberry-Orange Scones Skinny Cranberry-Orange Scones   Print Prep time 15 mins Cook time 15 mins Total time 30 mins   Author: Ruthie Recipe type: Breakfast Serves: 8 Ingredients 3¼ C flour 5 tsp baking … [Read more...]

Skinny Lemon Cheesecake Bars

Skinny Lemon Cheesecake Bars by www.whatscookingwithruthie.com

Skinny Lemon Cheesecake Bars are a delicious example of having a fabulous dessert without all the calories of your usual cheesecake...   Skinny Lemon Cheesecake Bars   Print Prep time 20 mins Cook time 20 mins Total time 40 mins   Author: Ruthie Recipe type: Dessert Serves: 18 Ingredients ⅓ C butter, softened 1 C sugar, divided 4 Tbsp fresh … [Read more...]

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Banana Cookies

Chocolate Chip Banana Cookies by www.whatscookingwithruthie.com

 At our house we love banana's- in fact I have to keep them stocked up just like milk or my kids think it's time to go to the store! BUT, every once in awhile... some of our banana's get a little too ripe. I like to save the over-ripe ones to make these Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Banana Cookies! Chocolate Chip Cinnamon Banana Cookies   Print Prep time 20 mins Cook … [Read more...]

Baked Chicken Taquitos

Baked Chicken Taquitos by www.whatscookingwithruthie.com

  In our family we love a good Taquito!  So, I was super excited to find this Baked Chicken Taquitos recipe... Of course, I had to skinny it down and add in some whole grain tortillas cuz... that's just what I do!  I loved it with the whole grain tortillas and they taste just as good as the white flour ones- promise :) 5.0 from 2 reviews Baked Chicken Taquitos   Print … [Read more...]

Tomato Basil Soup

Tomato Basil Soup by www.whatscookingwithruthie.com

I shared this fabulous  Tomato Basil Soup over with Desiree at the36thAVENUE  last week and of course I had to share it with all of you too!  It's absolutely wonderful and goes perfectly with the Avocado Havarti Grilled Cheese sandwich that I posted last week too :) I was so happy to get to hang out and visit with Desiree at a blogging conference a few weeks ago.  We had dinner at a … [Read more...]

Pesto Avocado Sandwich


Today,  I'm so happy to have Jen from Bakerette with us to share this fabulous recipe... I'll let Jen take it from here :) Top of the morning to you... Hey, it's Jen from Bakerette.com and it's been waaaaay too long since I last talked to you and shared with you my Carrot Squash Cake! In fact, it's been a month and in Jeni time that's like, well, ages! Since then I've finished … [Read more...]

Irish Ginger Snaps

Irish Ginger Snaps by www.whatscookingwithruthie.com

Irish Ginger Snaps are a delightful little cookie that will please you on so many levels... Mmm- hmmmm! They are wonderful AND true to my I-need-to-make-these-a-little-healthier-self... I skinned them down too. Yep!  Your welcome :) 5.0 from 2 reviews Irish Ginger Snaps   Print Prep time 20 mins Cook time 10 mins Total time 30 mins   Author: … [Read more...]

Italian Chicken

Italian Chicken by www.whatscookingwithruthie.com

Italian Chicken is one of our most favorite recipes ever... my sister, Camey, gave this recipe to me forever ago AND we've loved it ever since.   I especially love quick and easy Crock-pot suppers for crazy busy days :) Italian Chicken   Print Prep time 20 mins Cook time 6 hours Total time 6 hours 20 mins   Author: Ruthie Recipe type: Main Dish Serves: 6 … [Read more...]