American recipes with 400 or fewer calories

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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
6997 views
Cheesy Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Cheesy Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Mary Joseph
Feb 2008
Advanced
10 votes
43541 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
9385 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
11570 views
Gin Fizz Lemonade Twist

Gin Fizz Lemonade Twist

A variety of the usual gin fizz mix. I like it too with lemon.

ShaleeDP
Aug 2015
Intermediate
1 vote
57 views
Corn Fritters

Corn Fritters

Ryan Fillhardt
Mar 2008
Professional
14 votes
19933 views
Easy Gin Fizz Mix

Easy Gin Fizz Mix

Another cocktail drink to try!

ShaleeDP
Aug 2015
Intermediate
1 vote
56 views
Black Bottom Cupcakes

Black Bottom Cupcakes

A chocolate cupcake with crem cheese filling!

Elena Jimenez
Jun 2008
Beginner
3 votes
37022 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
54781 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
Advanced
1 vote
5171 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
12572 views
Beer Bread (by Bread Machine or Conventional Bread Method)

Beer Bread (by Bread Machine or Conventional Bread Method)

This recipe for Beer Bread has a fine grain, firm crust, light volume, nice moist quality plus a slight taste…

Salad Foodie
Feb 2013
Professional
2 votes
6660 views
Ruby Red Grapefruit Smoothie with Spinach

Ruby Red Grapefruit Smoothie with Spinach

Ruby Red Grapefruit Smoothie with Spinach

RecipesnFood
Aug 2015
Intermediate
1 vote
55 views
Avocado Pasta

Avocado Pasta

Delicious, creamy (with no milk or cream!), and healthy. Makes a great side dish, or top with grilled chicken for a complete meal. Pairs well with…

Wendi Taylor
Feb 2013
Professional
2 votes
10106 views
Jalapeno Maple Bacon Cornbread

Jalapeno Maple Bacon Cornbread

When the daytime temperature hits around 50 degrees and the evening plunges to 30 or lower, it is time to begin the annual maple syrup processing in…

Amos Miller
Feb 2011
Professional
12 votes
6041 views