American recipes with 400 or fewer calories

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Beer Can Chicken

Beer Can Chicken

An interesting and fun, yet still delicious way to barbecue a chicken. Have fun with this one!

Elena Jimenez
Jul 2008
Beginner
7 votes
23584 views
Simple Breakfast Quiche

Simple Breakfast Quiche

Enjoy a simple breakfast quiche! You may add variations of ingredients to suit your likings!

Susan
Aug 2008
Intermediate
13 votes
37906 views
Cooler Corn

Cooler Corn

Large gatherings of people who like corn on the cob requires a couple of lobster pots or a wash tub and a lot of boiling water and patience. Not…

Glenn
Mar 2013
Beginner
1 vote
6702 views
Barbacoa De Cabeza

Barbacoa De Cabeza

Barbacoa de Cabeza is a slow cooked dish prepared with parts from the head of a cow, such as the cheeks. Popular in South Texas, I've adapted the…

Sergio Hernandez
Nov 2009
Advanced
2 votes
15892 views
Baked Jalapeno Dip

Baked Jalapeno Dip

This dip is irresistible. If you're looking for a light, healthy appetizer, this isn't it. But if you want something that's easy to make, tastes…

Nancy Miyasaki
Nov 2009
Intermediate
33 votes
21657 views
Sugar Free Cocktail - Frozen Strawberry Daquiri

Sugar Free Cocktail - Frozen Strawberry Daquiri

If you're looking for a recipe for entertaining, and need to watch calories, sugar or carb intake, this is a…

Teodora Pogonat
Jan 2011
Intermediate
2 votes
9456 views
Snickerdoodle Muffins

Snickerdoodle Muffins

Every mother should have these in her repertoire. One bowl, pedestrian ingredients, and children absolutely love them. These are buttery, sweet,…

Nancy Miyasaki
May 2010
Intermediate
27 votes
12719 views
Best Ever Brownies

Best Ever Brownies

I got this recipe in Home Economics in 1974 and it's still the best brownie recipe I have ever made.

Kelly Christensen
Mar 2012
Intermediate
5 votes
12700 views
Low Carb Homemade Bread

Low Carb Homemade Bread

Who doesn't love the smell of fresh bread baking? Yum! It has to be one of my favorite smells. I have tried several times to make a really good loaf…

Pam Solomon
Jul 2011
Intermediate
2 votes
16016 views
Bistro Chicken

Bistro Chicken

A healthy, tasty, easy recipe for the whole family.

The Accidental Chef
Nov 2011
Advanced
3 votes
13340 views
San Antone Black Bean Salad

San Antone Black Bean Salad

With friends and family living in the great state of Texas, my frequent visits have always meant new flavor profiles to experience, new ways to…

Amos Miller
Jan 2011
Professional
9 votes
8130 views
Roasted Red Pepper & Feta Dip

Roasted Red Pepper & Feta Dip

Still snowed in and entertaining the stranded! So I tried another Ellie Krieger recipe for a game day or appetizer dip option. Even though Ellie…

Amos Miller
Feb 2011
Professional
3 votes
4047 views
Chili Sauce

Chili Sauce

Chili sauce is one answer to that bumper tomato harvest. The perky piquant sauce can compliment many classic recipes like meatballs, meatloaf,…

Salad Foodie
Sep 2012
Professional
4 votes
4670 views
Texas Roadhouse Rolls with Cinnamon-Honey Butter

Texas Roadhouse Rolls with Cinnamon-Honey Butter

I live in California, but visited Texas last summer. My son took us to a Texas Roadhouse restaurant. My steak…

Foodiewife
Mar 2016
Advanced
3 votes
851 views
Cucumber & Strawberry-Lemon DeTox/Rehydrate Cold Water

Cucumber & Strawberry-Lemon DeTox/Rehydrate Cold Water

Perfect beverage for the warm summer months!

Cheryl "Cheffie Cooks" Wiser
May 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
393 views