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
6662 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
11261 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
7539 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
5990 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
5569 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
3359 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
2 votes
750 views
Granny Smith's Apple Pandowdy

Granny Smith's Apple Pandowdy

Makes your eyes bug out & your stomach say "Howdy!" Fusion can be confusin', so let's get back to an ol' timey American dessert, not found on menus…

Amos Miller
Apr 2011
Professional
2 votes
2884 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
2224 views
Peach Cobbler

Peach Cobbler

This is a great old fashioned cobbler recipe defiantly worth the extra effort. My family enjoys this in their own unique ways. My hubby enjoys his…

maribeth carson
Mar 2011
Intermediate
3 votes
1876 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
2147 views
Strawberry Shortcake in Scones!

Strawberry Shortcake in Scones!

These scones make for a remarkable strawberry shortcake, though they are delicious on their own with coffee as well.

Nancy Miyasaki
Oct 2008
Intermediate
3 votes
8054 views
Winter Berry Jam With Texas Ruby Red Grapefruit

Winter Berry Jam With Texas Ruby Red Grapefruit

Enjoy this vibrant deep purple, sweet tart jam with toast, bagels, muffins; even as a topping for vanilla ice…

Robyn Savoie
Feb 2014
Advanced
1 vote
1710 views
Healthy Tropical Smoothie

Healthy Tropical Smoothie

Great way to sneak some fruit into your picky kids diet.

Beth Roan
May 2012
Intermediate
1 vote
1506 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
371 views