Quick and easy boil recipes with 400 or fewer calories

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Old-Fashioned, Homemade Lemonade

Old-Fashioned, Homemade Lemonade

During those hot summer days, this drink will quench your thirst!

Elena Jimenez
Jul 2008
Beginner
5 votes
30625 views
Homemade Marinara

Homemade Marinara

This is a great marinara recipe made from garden fresh tomatoes. Since I don't have those year around I adapted a recipe found with home preserved…

Robyn Savoie
Nov 2013
Advanced
1 vote
6536 views
MANGO PUDDING

MANGO PUDDING

A newer addition to the dim sum repertoire, the mango pudding is influenced by Western desserts techniques (since the Chinese are not too big on…

Linda Tay Esposito
Aug 2008
Professional
10 votes
28457 views
HCG Diet - Apple Chicken Salad

HCG Diet - Apple Chicken Salad

Recipe Source: http://hcg-diet-recipes.recipes-network.net

1st Place Recipes
Feb 2011
Intermediate
5 votes
16107 views
Cumin Rice

Cumin Rice

This rice is a delicious mix of cumin and cinnamon. It provides a nice, slightly sweet flavor, that is a perfect complement to any middle eastern…

Joyce Leung
Jun 2008
Intermediate
7 votes
10492 views
Easy Persian Rice in a Rice Cooker

Easy Persian Rice in a Rice Cooker

Admittedly, this doesn't capture the crunch outside of the normal method of making persian rice. But if you…

John Spottiswood
Mar 2013
Advanced
3 votes
4181 views
Chinese Vegetable Soup

Chinese Vegetable Soup

I love to throw this recipe together when I am in the mood for a healthy and spicy meal. Just about every time I go to an Asian grocery store I end…

John Spottiswood
May 2008
Advanced
3 votes
39704 views
Moroccan Fish Soup

Moroccan Fish Soup

This is a flavorful, spicy soup that happens to be Moroccan but will remind you of fish soups found from Spain to Russia. It is a classic! Serves…

John Spottiswood
Feb 2008
Advanced
4 votes
12205 views
Top SF Chronicle Recipe: Pasta with Broccoli and Spicy Sausage

Top SF Chronicle Recipe: Pasta with Broccoli and Spicy Sausage

Our good friend Linda Hansen saved this top recipe from the SF Chronicle in 2004 and it has become one of her…

John Spottiswood
Apr 2011
Advanced
10 votes
2499 views
Green Beans, New Potatoes and Bacon

Green Beans, New Potatoes and Bacon

A delicious side to serve with meat, or as a main luncheon dish with salad. Honestly I could almost eat a…

Salad Foodie
Jun 2015
Professional
3 votes
3524 views
Black Beans and Rice

Black Beans and Rice

A Cuban classic, this goes perfectly with all pork dishes, and also with poultry and fish.

John Spottiswood
May 2010
Advanced
3 votes
3125 views
Mario's Kick-Ass Barbecue Sauce

Mario's Kick-Ass Barbecue Sauce

This sauce recipe deserves 5 stars! I adapted the original recipe by adding the zest from the fresh orange and lemon. Also used coarse-grain brown…

Robyn Savoie
Oct 2014
Advanced
1 vote
2576 views
A refreshing Drink to Welcome All members

A refreshing Drink to Welcome All members

A natural summer cooler made with mint, lemon and ginger. Refreshing and healthy with no added preservative in…

sanjeeta kk
Jun 2010
Advanced
2 votes
3910 views
Creole Pralines

Creole Pralines

Better than a cookie (sorry bakers, but this is a Creole group) and with the true taste of New Orleans, Creole Pralines are one of the signature…

Amos Miller
Feb 2011
Professional
5 votes
4607 views
African peanut soup

African peanut soup

Creamy, intense, and earthy this spicy and comforting soup has West African origins.

Easy Cook - Laka kuharica
Apr 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
657 views