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Lightened Up Cake Recipes: “Skinny” Banana Split Cake Roll

Skinny Banana Split Cake Roll: This is one of the lightened up cake recipes that I've fallen in love with. Just 168 calories and 4 grams of fat per slice!

If you’ve been around this blog for a while, you know how much I adore lightened up cake recipes. This banana split cake roll recipe is from The Better Homes and Gardens cookbook, Skinny Dinners. With just 168 calories a slice, it’s a recipe you’ll crave over and over again!

Read my review of the Skinny Dinners cookbook here

When I’m craving desserts, but I’m trying to keep the calorie count down, I don’t want a dense piece of cardboard-like cake. I need something that’ll make me feel like I’m indulging and being a little bit naughty.  This banana split cake fits that bill…  Perfectly, I might add.

Lightened Up Banana Split Cake Roll Recipe ~ ItsYummi.com

I mean, seriously… How can you possibly go wrong with a light vanilla sponge cake that’s been filled with fluffy, sugar-free whipped cream, sugar-free vanilla pudding, and sliced fresh fruit, then rolled up and drizzled with chocolate ganache? Click here to get the recipe!

Cherry Pie Cookies Recipe

All the taste of cherry pie in a bite sized cookie! This cherry pie cookies recipe is perfect for Valentine's Day!

This cherry pie cookies recipe was made with love for the February Creative Cookie Exchange. They’re going to give you the delicious taste of cherry pie in a cute, bite sized cookie.

This cherry pie cookies recipe is perfect for Valentine's Day! ~ ItsYummi.com

Making Chocolate Ganache without Heavy Cream

Making chocolate ganache without heavy cream and just 3 ingredients IS possible! Learn how on itsyummi.com

Have you ever wanted to jazz up a dessert with a layer of decadent chocolate ganache, only to find that you don’t have heavy whipping cream in the fridge? No worries! Making chocolate ganache without heavy cream IS possible! With just 3 simple ingredients that you probably have in your kitchen at this very moment, you can make this decadent dessert topping.

Making Chocolate Ganache without Heavy Cream and just 3 Ingredients! Recipe on ItsYummi.com

Click on over to ItsYummi.com and grab the recipe!

Hot ‘n Cheesy Spinach Dip with Bacon Recipe {Lower Fat, Low Carb}

This is the best hot spinach dip recipe I've ever made! Probably because it's lower in fat and low carb, too! - spinach dip with bacon recipe from ItsYummi.com

This hot ‘n cheesy spinach dip with bacon recipe is the perfect party appetizer or snack. It’s easy to make and it’s low carb, too!

This recipe is my January submission for The Secret Recipe Club.
Each month,each member of the SRC is paired up with another member and is assigned to make any recipe from that blogger’s website.  This month, I was assigned to make something from Famished Fish.

Famished Fish is owned and operated by Saundra. She’s a wife and mom who, like many of us, struggles to find recipes that her entire family will love. She has a picky middle child who also suffers with autism, so it can be a challenge for her.
When she makes a dish that her family loves, she shares it on her site.  Kid approved recipes like this one, for the win!

Hot 'n Cheesy Spinach Dip with Bacon Recipe ~ ItsYummi.com

Don’t miss out on this delicious recipe! Just click over to ItsYummi.com to print it out and Pin it to your appetizer board on Pinterest!