Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins by www.cookingwithruthie.com

Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins they're a delicious and healthier snack the whole family will love... moist with that banana bread flavor topped off with a bit of chocolate!    We love these banana muffins so much.  The original recipe came from my Grandma, over the years I've made a few changes to make them healthier- like reducing the fat by adding applesauce and replacing … [Read more...]

Strawberry Banana Oat Smoothie Bowl

Strawberry Banana Oat Smoothie Bowl on www.cookingwithruthie.com is a healthy way to start your day!

Strawberry Banana Oat Smoothie Bowl- packed with fresh fruit, oats, almonds, and granola is a healthy way to start your day!  I love smoothies but sometimes I like to have chewable food along with them!  Smoothie Bowls are so simple to make~ basically you just make a really thick smoothie and then add all the toppings you love.  I went for what I happened to already have hanging … [Read more...]

Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie on www.cookingwithruthie.com healthy and delicious!

Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie combines two of my favorite foods in one healthy and deliciously refreshing smoothie! I seriously love banana's and peanut butter together- it's one of my very favorite snacks.  Of course, it's usually a little more like a big ole' scoop of peanut butter on a large spoon in one hand and a banana in the other.  Alternating bites... naturally! So, … [Read more...]

Blueberry Banana Muffins

Blueberry Banana Muffins are a moist banana muffin packed with blueberries- a delicious way to start off the day!

Blueberry Banana Muffins are a moist banana muffin packed with blueberries- a delicious way to start off the day!   I love this banana bread recipe... it's one that I adapted from my Gram.  I made it a little healthier by replacing some of the butter with applesauce and 2 of the eggs with 4 egg whites which reduces fat and cholesterol!   I promise that you'll never notice the … [Read more...]

Pineapple Orange Banana Smoothie

Pineapple Orange Banana Smoothie on www.cookingwithruthie.com is healthy and refreshing!

Pineapple Orange Banana Smoothie is a healthy and refreshing beverage to keep you cooled off this summer. I love to make a quick and easy smoothie every now and again... when I get to making a smoothie I want it to be chock full of fresh and tasty ingredients!  This is one is perfect for summer :) Pineapple Banana Orange Smoothie   Print Prep time 5 mins Total … [Read more...]

Banana Orange Drop Cookies

Banana Orange Drop Cookies on www.cookingwithruthie.com are the best way to use up those overripe bananas!

Banana Orange Drop Cookies are one of the best way to use up those overripe bananas!  Moist, flavorful cookies with a hint of banana and orange in the frosting too!  Mmmmmm.    We love bananas at our house.  I have to keep them stocked in the kitchen just as religiously as milk.  It is pretty much considered a sin to run out of either bananas or milk in our house!  So, between … [Read more...]

Pineapple Mango Banana Smoothie

Pineapple Mango Banana Smoothie on www.cookingwithruthie.com is healthy way to stay cool this summer!

Pineapple Mango Banana Smoothie is a refreshing and healthy way to stay cool this summer- packed with delicious ingredients that are SO good for you and the kids will love every last drop.  Memorial Day is in less than a week and y'all know what that means... summertime officially gets under way!  YAY!!   I don't about your kids but mine are thrilled to almost be done with the school … [Read more...]

Strawberry Banana Mango Coconut Smoothie

Strawberry Banana Mango Coconut Smoothie on www.cookingwithruthie.com refreshing, healthy, and delicious!

Strawberry Banana Mango Coconut Smoothie is refreshing, healthy, and delicious!  Well, today's THE day!  I'm graduating this morning and will officially gain the title of "Chef"!  YAY. I'm so excited.  I can't even tell you how excited I am.  It's been a intense and fun couple of years going through the UVU Culinary Arts program.  It's been a dream of mine for a really long … [Read more...]

Almond Butter Banana Oat Smoothie

Almond Butter Banana Oat Smoothies by www.cookingwithruthie.com is healthy and delicious beverage anytime of day!

Almond Butter Banana Oat Smoothies is healthy and delicious beverage anytime of day!  I love smoothies!  They're a quick and easy breakfast for those on-the-go mornings or a refreshing and healthy snack anytime of day! This smoothie has lots of great nutrition packed in it- whole grain oats which makes it extra filling plus all that heart healthy nutrition that oats provide for … [Read more...]

Banana Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Banana Chocolate Chip Pancakes by www.cookingwithruthie.com are made with greek yogurt and taste amazing!

Banana Chocolate Chip Pancakes are the perfect way to start your families day! I love this recipe because it uses fat free greek yogurt instead of oil so they're healthier for you but still taste Ah-mazing!! Yay. If you happen to have a few leftover- just freeze them in a plastic freezer bag then on those busy mornings just pop a couple in the toaster and your out the door with … [Read more...]

Banana Pudding in a Jar

Banana Pudding in a Jar on www.cookingwithruthie.com is a fun spring time dessert!

Banana Pudding in a Jar is a fun spring time dessert!  It's easy to transport and always a crowd pleaser.    You're going to laugh when I say this but my first recollection of banana pudding was at the buffet restaurant Golden Corral, as a little girl I fell totally in love with it!  Honestly, it's the whole reason I ever wanted to go there!  I've out grown my love of buffet … [Read more...]

Banana Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Banana Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting by www.cookingwithruthie.com you'll never wonder what to do with your over ripe bananas again! YUM.

Banana Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting will knock your socks off and one of our families very favorite recipes! We love banana's.  I have to keep them in stock at our house, just like milk or the kids are asking for them.  SO, when I happen to get lucky enough to have a few become over ripened... this recipe is the recipe I make! Banana Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting … [Read more...]