American recipes with 400 or fewer calories

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Good Stuff Dessert (a chocolate pudding trifle)

Good Stuff Dessert (a chocolate pudding trifle)

Years ago a friend gave me this recipe saying it is as the name says, truly “Good Stuff.” Layers start with a…

Salad Foodie
Jun 2012
Professional
5 votes
9347 views
Pear & Fig Chutney

Pear & Fig Chutney

I still had a few pears from the orchard and the figs are almost finished. Why not a Pear & Fig chutney? Easily done! This is everything a…

Amos Miller
Nov 2011
Professional
10 votes
10085 views
Lemon Pastry Squares (a.k.a Lemon Brownies) - a new take on Lemon Bars!

Lemon Pastry Squares (a.k.a Lemon Brownies) - a new take on Lemon Bars!

This recipe has been circulating around the Internet as “Lemon Brownies”,…

Salad Foodie
May 2013
Professional
17 votes
13894 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
7494 views
Black Bottom Cupcakes

Black Bottom Cupcakes

A chocolate cupcake with crem cheese filling!

Elena Jimenez
Jun 2008
Beginner
3 votes
40389 views
Corn Fritters

Corn Fritters

Ryan Fillhardt
Mar 2008
Professional
14 votes
22062 views
Cheesy Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Cheesy Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Mary Joseph
Feb 2008
Advanced
10 votes
48318 views
Stuffed Mushrooms with Feta & Spinach

Stuffed Mushrooms with Feta & Spinach

I adapted these mushrooms from a bon appetit recipe. They are delicious and always a crowd pleaser. They have…

david spottiswood
Apr 2008
Intermediate
7 votes
28965 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
2 votes
13836 views
Wisconsin State Fair Cream Puffs

Wisconsin State Fair Cream Puffs

I received this recipe from the family descendants who introduced this delectable treat. The Wisconsin Bakers…

Robyn Savoie
Jul 2013
Advanced
5 votes
6351 views
Everything Goes Oatmeal Coookies

Everything Goes Oatmeal Coookies

This is an original recipe. I was making them, years ago, because my children wanted a "loaded" oatmeal cookie…

J. Gino Genovesi
Dec 2013
Professional
5 votes
6797 views
Simple pan fried trout

Simple pan fried trout

We use this recipe for both pan fried trout and Kokanee salmon. We recently caught some Kokanee up at Lake Tahoe and made this dish. It is super…

John Spottiswood
Aug 2009
Advanced
2 votes
9371 views
Vanilla cupcakes

Vanilla cupcakes

I've tried a lot of white cupcake recipes. Many turn out too flat or dry. I came across this one on a blog site and it's really good. It looks…

Aspen Lee-Moulden
Jul 2008
Intermediate
30 votes
58309 views
Raspberry Buttermilk Cake

Raspberry Buttermilk Cake

This cake recipe comes from Gourmet Magazine and is very simple to make. The batter is so good, that I greedily licked the batter spoon. You can…

Foodiewife
Jul 2016
Advanced
1 vote
282 views
French Rice Salad

French Rice Salad

This is a light and flavorful as a main dish or side dish. It's a perfect side for any grilled meat or fish.

Nancy Miyasaki
Oct 2009
Intermediate
5 votes
10442 views