Baked Blueberry Lemon Donuts

Baked Lemon Blueberry Donuts by

I'm so happy to be bringing some of my Baked Blueberry Lemon Donuts for y'all to enjoy today! I love it when fresh blueberries are on sale and I can bake with them to my little hearts content.  I also like to freeze a bunch to use through the winter too.  Blueberries are one of my favorites~ did you realize how good they are for you?  They are.  Blueberries are packed with Vitamin C, … [Read more...]

Truvia® Pumpkin Parfait

Truvia® Pumpkin Parfait by

Happy Monday morning! I hope you're all enjoying some beautiful fall weather... we've had the typical- some rain and some sunny-shiny days.  I love all the seasons. Autumn is especially lovely because of the abundance of pumpkin recipes that sneak into my kitchen :) Truvia®  Pumpkin Parfait is a delightful pumpkin combination that's healthy and delicious all at the same … [Read more...]

Cherry-Vanilla Chocolate Squares

Cherry-Vanilla Chocolate Squares by

I hope you're  morning is off to a fabulous start... I'm excited to share one of my favorite year round "health-ish" treats with y'all today! It's so easy to throw together and perfect for the kids after school treat too.  I hope you love them as much as I do :)  Cherry-Vanilla Chocolate Squares are a quick and easy little treat that always makes my sweet tooth happy in a bit of a … [Read more...]

Truvia® Browned Butter Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Truvia Browned Butter Oatmeal Raisin Cookies by

Have you heard that Truvia® just launched a brand new product? The Truvia® Brown Sugar Blend!  It's deliciously awesome and just so much fun to use in your baking!  It's also the perfect reduced calorie brown sugar replacer for your favorite recipes... I developed my Truvia® Browned Butter Oatmeal Raisin Cookies in celebration!   But first off, a little info for you and the scoop on … [Read more...]

Baked Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Donuts

Baked Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Donuts by

I have some wonderful news to share with you... Do you remember my Be an Overcomer post a few weeks ago?  I dedicated it to my sweet father who's been battling cancer but, we got some wonderful news yesterday!!  His docs have declared him in remission.  I am beyond grateful and just thought I'd share the good news :) One other cool thing... that Blackberry Barista Balsamic Marscapone … [Read more...]

Truvía® Strawberry Yogurt Pops and A Sweet Future

Truvía® Strawberry Yogurt Pops and A Sweet Future on

I'm so excited to share a little bit of exciting news with all of you... I was recently invited to be a member of the Truvía® Kitchen Cabinet Ambassador Team!  What does that mean?  It means we'll able to enjoy a delightful Truvía® recipe every month!  It also means I'll be working with Truvía® on events and initiatives and share some of the up-and-coming Truvía® fun with y'all too … [Read more...]

Strawberries and Cream Baked Donuts

Strawberries and Cream Baked Donuts by

  Oh baby.  These little beauties are going to rock-your-world! Strawberries and Cream Baked Donuts are every bit as good as they look.  I promise y'all. Breakfast, snack, dessert, or for that matter~ anything in between!  You'll adore them.   Strawberries and Cream Baked Donuts   Print Prep time 20 mins Cook time 10 mins Total time 30 mins   … [Read more...]

Blueberry Streusel Muffins

Blueberry Streusel Muffins by

Happy Memorial Day Weekend!! Yay... SO fabulous to have warm weather and a nice long weekend to enjoy it too :) Blueberry Streusel Muffins are a wonderful breakfast or brunch for this weekend!   This recipe could easily be adapted with the berries you like best.  It's delightful with raspberries or even chunks of strawberries work too!  I usually go with what's on sale and they … [Read more...]

Poached Pear with Greek Yogurt

Poached Pear with Greek Yogurt by

  Craving something new for breakfast?  Poached Pear with Greek Yogurt is just what you've been looking for! Oh my.  I love this combination... it tastes amazing!  You also might try it with a little granola sprinkled on top too. Yummy :) Poached Pear with Greek Yogurt   Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 30 mins Total time 40 mins   Author: Ruthie Recipe … [Read more...]

Triple Berry Banana Bread

Triple Berry Banana Bread by

Some of you may know that I was over weight about 14 years ago (read my weight loss story here) and I lost 95 pounds over a 4 year period.  I've kept it off by making healthy changes to my lifestyle and a big part of that was healthier techniques in my cooking.  This recipe has some of my favorite reduce calories/fat tricks in it. A couple of my favorite tricks are: replace 80% of the … [Read more...]

Swiss Muesli

Swiss Meusli by

    I love Swiss Muesli and this recipe has greek yogurt in it which is one of my very favorites! Swiss Muesli   Print Prep time 10 mins Total time 10 mins   Author: Ruthie Recipe type: Breakfast Serves: 4 Ingredients 2 C rolled oats 2 C low fat milk ½ C fat free vanilla greek yogurt ½ C dry chopped nuts (I used almonds and walnuts) … [Read more...]

Girls Night In with Trop50 Triple Berry Smoothie

Girls Night In with a Triple Berry Smoothie by

  Women need other women... besides, what man wants to listen to everything we have to say? Every once in a while, we women just gotta get together to chat, laugh, AND of course eat and drink too! Girls Night In with Trop50 Triple Berry Smoothie is a fruity, healthy, yummy way to celebrate getting together with good friends. Girls Night In Essentials: ~ At least one movie … [Read more...]