American recipes with 400 or fewer calories

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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
29 votes
50746 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
32 votes
16965 views
The Best Refrigerator Pickles

The Best Refrigerator Pickles

This is my mothers refrigerator pickle recipe. This was handed down from generation to generation in our house.

Robyn Savoie
Jun 2013
Advanced
1 vote
3516 views
Slow-cooked Ginger Chicken With Red Rice

Slow-cooked Ginger Chicken With Red Rice

There are certain dishes that one would only partake of when in a restaurant. For me, one of those dishes is…

Rene Astudillo
Aug 2014
Intermediate
1 vote
75 views
Easy Pan Fried Tomatoes

Easy Pan Fried Tomatoes

This recipe is incredibly easy and really tasty. We're healthy eaters, so frying tomatoes isn't the first thing that comes to mind. But you have…

Nancy Miyasaki
Sep 2009
Intermediate
11 votes
6422 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
2 votes
5007 views
Easy Fruit Cobbler

Easy Fruit Cobbler

This is a super simple dessert that's great for a large or small gathering. I generally use nectarines or peaches and some sort of berries, but…

Nancy Miyasaki
Jul 2009
Intermediate
5 votes
8950 views
Festive Pasta Salad

Festive Pasta Salad

This pasta salad is colorful and zesty! Serve warm or at room temperature.

Kelsey Martin
Jun 2008
Intermediate
10 votes
21395 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
8359 views
Apple Bacon Cheddar Crostini

Apple Bacon Cheddar Crostini

Great fall appetizer, party food or fun snack.

Denise Sherin
Aug 2014
Advanced
1 vote
60 views
Barbecued Wings Charlotte Style

Barbecued Wings Charlotte Style

North Carolina prides itself on its barbecue. You can find any number of variations for this classic regional sauce throughout North Carolina's…

Robyn Savoie
Jul 2014
Advanced
2 votes
814 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
3714 views
Rum Rice Pudding

Rum Rice Pudding

This recipe takes me back to my childhood. Mom would make rice pudding from time to time and we all loved it! My version contains dark rum, Mmmmm!…

Pam Solomon
Aug 2014
Intermediate
1 vote
58 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
8036 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
2599 views