Recipes with 500 or fewer calories

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No Bake Cookies

No Bake Cookies

These cookies are almost as easy to bake as they are to eat. This is a recipe my mom used to make when we were growing up. She used to make hers in…

Veronica Gantley
Sep 2010
Advanced
11 votes
8441 views
Tilapia Broiled Egyptian Style

Tilapia Broiled Egyptian Style

We adopted this recipe from our Egyptian babysitter in San Francisco named Hoda. We came to her house once to pick up our son and were greeted by…

John Spottiswood
Mar 2008
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4 votes
11628 views
Malaysian Pork Stew with Garnishes

Malaysian Pork Stew with Garnishes

This recipe, which is adapted from the New York Times Cookbook, is just outstanding. It has a great…

John Spottiswood
Apr 2013
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7 votes
2645 views
Favorite Whole Wheat Bread (Bread Machine or Conventional)

Favorite Whole Wheat Bread (Bread Machine or Conventional)

My whole wheat bread of choice. Can be made conventional yeast method, but I always START with my Toshiba Bread…

Salad Foodie
Nov 2011
Professional
1 vote
8319 views
Shrimp Tacos

Shrimp Tacos

These shrimp are easy to make and absolutely delicious. While I enjoy them in these tacos immensely, they would also be great served over rice with…

John Spottiswood
Dec 2008
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4 votes
7676 views
“Bear Sign” (Or… a more polite name: “Nut & Berry Shortbread Bars”)

“Bear Sign” (Or… a more polite name: “Nut & Berry Shortbread Bars”)

During the off-season, when salmon aren’t readily available up north,…

Kevin Olomon
Feb 2010
Professional
6 votes
3382 views
Oreo Cookie Cupcakes

Oreo Cookie Cupcakes

Super sweet and highly recommended from kids of all ages, these oreo cookie cupcakes have double dose of cookies in both the cupcakes and the…

Margarita Reczek
Mar 2010
Intermediate
21 votes
17067 views
Lasagna Italiana

Lasagna Italiana

Inspired from the streets of Tuscany, I developed this recipe by reducing the amount of sodium, eliminating sugar, and reducing the total fat…

ExhilaratingChef
Mar 2015
Professional
1 vote
310 views
Thai Basil Chicken

Thai Basil Chicken

Quick and easy and oh, so yummy! So much so, we copied this recipe and gave it to our guests at our wedding!

Nancy Miyasaki
Feb 2008
Intermediate
40 votes
17796 views
Giggling Gourmet's Sancocho

Giggling Gourmet's Sancocho

Here is a classical Puerto Rican root veggie dish that I have spent years of refining and studying under the grand guidance of my wife's Mom. This…

Giggling Gourmet
Jan 2012
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1 vote
7563 views
Chocolate Chiffon Cake

Chocolate Chiffon Cake

Chocolate chiffon cake is a light and spongy cake. Goes well with a heavy chocolate ganaché coating.

Robyn Savoie
Feb 2014
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1 vote
3666 views
Mexican Coleslaw

Mexican Coleslaw

I looked over a lot of Mexican flavored coleslaws and this is what I came up with...we wanted full flavor to go with our fish tacos and this fit the…

Denise Sherin
Apr 2015
Advanced
2 votes
49 views
Camarones a la plancha - Shrimp on the griddle

Camarones a la plancha - Shrimp on the griddle

This is a delicious mexican shrimp dish that you'll find served in the lovely seaside restaurants along both of…

John Spottiswood
May 2012
Advanced
5 votes
3202 views
Kofta (Kafta) Pita Sandwich

Kofta (Kafta) Pita Sandwich

Kofta is a recipe taught to me by Ahmad, a young man who lived with our family for two years. Kafta and Ahmad's Tabouli have become Middle Eastern…

Salad Foodie
Aug 2010
Professional
1 vote
5816 views
(Tastes Just Like Dunkin' Donuts') Streusel Topped Pumpkin Muffins with Cream Cheese Glaze

(Tastes Just Like Dunkin' Donuts') Streusel Topped Pumpkin Muffins with Cream Cheese Glaze

Tastes just like the amazingness that is a DD pumpkin muffin. Seriously.

Schnoodle Soup
Nov 2011
Intermediate
5 votes
8793 views