Kid friendly American fruits recipes with 500 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
10111 views
Apple Crisp – Microwave Quick!

Apple Crisp – Microwave Quick!

I haven’t found a quicker apple crisp recipe that tastes as good (or better) than oven-baked. Simple prep and fast cooking make this a perfect…

Salad Foodie
Oct 2011
Professional
3 votes
8811 views
Budwig Diet Smoothie

Budwig Diet Smoothie

Someone turned me on to Dr. Johanna Budwig recently. I read a bit about her research and her diet online. While there isn't a lot of hard evidence…

John Spottiswood
Jun 2010
Advanced
8 votes
10094 views
Mincemeat Cookies ~ The Old Fashioned Way

Mincemeat Cookies ~ The Old Fashioned Way

I have always loved mincemeat - pie with vanilla ice cream or cookies and cocoa. This is how we make them,…

Amos Miller
Dec 2011
Professional
2 votes
10256 views
Christmas Apple Salad

Christmas Apple Salad

Red and green color apples make a Christmas statement for this fresh, healthy and simple fruit salad. Select apples for the deepest color you can…

Salad Foodie
Dec 2011
Professional
3 votes
4443 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
13203 views
Fabulous 3 Cherry Pie

Fabulous 3 Cherry Pie

Most folks don't have the luxury of owning a personal cherry orchard, so I modified this recipe using ingredients available at most stores.…

Amos Miller
May 2011
Professional
4 votes
3474 views
Guacamole Tex-Mex

Guacamole Tex-Mex

Super simple - fast - packs just enough punch. It will be the best you ever tasted. Bring on the cervesas, margaritas - and lots of quality…

Amos Miller
May 2015
Professional
3 votes
2212 views
Jamba Juice’s Pomegranate Paradise Smoothie, Delightful and Dairy Free

Jamba Juice’s Pomegranate Paradise Smoothie, Delightful and Dairy Free

It’s one of Jamba’s very popular “all fruit” smoothies. Most of their…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Jul 2011
Professional
1 vote
4260 views
Lemon Rosemary Fig Jam

Lemon Rosemary Fig Jam

The figs are ripe. sweet and the season is short. Fresh rosemary, lemon zest and juice marry perfectly to create a jam to be eaten with bold cheeses…

Amos Miller
Sep 2011
Professional
2 votes
2827 views
My Homemade Apple Butter with Apple Schnapps

My Homemade Apple Butter with Apple Schnapps

Two autumn standards, pumpkin and apple. I joined Schnapps Liquor with apple in this lovely spread. Apple…

Robyn Savoie
Oct 2013
Advanced
1 vote
5396 views
Mom's Peach Cobbler

Mom's Peach Cobbler

This is not super sweet. The corners of the "crust" are chewy and my favorite part. It is really good served hot with vanilla ice cream or cold by…

Jaime Collins
Jan 2012
Advanced
1 vote
3449 views
Applesauce Honey Cookies

Applesauce Honey Cookies

These sweet, moist, spice-scented cookies are a cinch to make.

Robyn Savoie
Oct 2013
Advanced
1 vote
3049 views
Banana Nut Muffins

Banana Nut Muffins

Delicious for breakfast or as an afternoon snack!

erin de martini
Jun 2008
Beginner
3 votes
7864 views
Spiced Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

Spiced Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

I prefer to bake this delicious cake in my 12-inch cast iron skillet. Then flip it out onto a large serving…

Robyn Savoie
Apr 2015
Advanced
1 vote
1185 views