American recipes with 500 or fewer calories

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Cranberry Yogurt Relish

Cranberry Yogurt Relish

A delicious relish that has combination of tartness and sweetness which is perfect for any get together holiday gatherings.

Connie Mcmillan
Oct 2008
Intermediate
92 votes
7930 views
Orange Shrimp and Crab Stuffed Roasted Butternut Squash

Orange Shrimp and Crab Stuffed Roasted Butternut Squash

This Orange Shrimp and Crab stuffed Roasted Butternut Squash makes an elegant, yet simple, presentation for…

Judy Hickman Armstrong
Nov 2008
Intermediate
72 votes
9765 views
Roasted Butternut Squash Dip

Roasted Butternut Squash Dip

This is a tasty Thanksgiving dip that your guest can enjoy until the meal is served. Make it up to 3 days ahead and stir in parsley at serving time.…

CM215
Oct 2008
Intermediate
39 votes
5428 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
15585 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
29 votes
49340 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
26 votes
8612 views
Sugar Donut Muffins

Sugar Donut Muffins

A soft and tender cake muffin with a crusty coating of sugar on the outside that will melt in your mouth like a little bite of heaven.

Reeni
Feb 2010
Intermediate
21 votes
9411 views
Turkey stuffed jalapenos

Turkey stuffed jalapenos

I love spicy food and turkey goes great with spicy give these a try as a thanksgiving appetizer

Daniel Brock
Oct 2008
Professional
17 votes
7678 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
15 votes
5529 views
Chicken Breasts Stuffed with Artichoke, Lemon, and Goat Cheese

Chicken Breasts Stuffed with Artichoke, Lemon, and Goat Cheese

I'm often tempted to order stuffed chicken breast when I go to a restaurant because it sounds so good...but I…

Nancy Miyasaki
Apr 2010
Intermediate
14 votes
1403 views
Dans Southern, Mexican Cornbread

Dans Southern, Mexican Cornbread

This is my own recipe that had some influence from my brother with our love for the south and the southwest.…

Daniel Brock
Oct 2008
Professional
12 votes
16333 views
Golden Oven Roasted Potatoes

Golden Oven Roasted Potatoes

These potatoes go great with anything from a roast to eggs and toast. Enjoy and Love, Catherine

Catherine Pappas
Feb 2010
Intermediate
13 votes
2853 views
Rich Sauce with White Eggplant & Herbs

Rich Sauce with White Eggplant & Herbs

Eggplant has nothing to do with eggs - unless you dip and bread them. This sauce is a knockout! We grow…

Amos Miller
Sep 2011
Professional
12 votes
1169 views
Rich Chocolate Brownies

Rich Chocolate Brownies

These brownies have chocolate chips and melted chocolate in the batter, making them doubly delicious. It's a crowd-pleasing treat I can always count…

Nancy Miyasaki
Oct 2009
Intermediate
12 votes
11363 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
11 votes
3065 views