American labor day recipes with 400 or fewer calories added by professional chefs

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Creamy Cucumber Salad

Creamy Cucumber Salad

This refreshing salad is a departure from traditional marinated cucumbers, and perfect for summer cookouts and picnics. Cucumbers may be peeled or…

Salad Foodie
Aug 2014
Professional
5 votes
529 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
7636 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
3763 views
Oat Pecan Praline Cookies

Oat Pecan Praline Cookies

Chewy, slightly soft texture with a hint of caramel pecan, these attractive cookies make a nice snack for company with coffee, tea or milk.…

Salad Foodie
Aug 2014
Professional
1 vote
54 views
Chili Sauce

Chili Sauce

Chili sauce is one answer to that bumper tomato harvest. The perky piquant sauce can compliment many classic recipes like meatballs, meatloaf,…

Salad Foodie
Sep 2012
Professional
4 votes
1743 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
3799 views
Everything Goes Oatmeal Coookies

Everything Goes Oatmeal Coookies

This is an original recipe. I was making them, years ago, because my children wanted a "loaded" oatmeal cookie…

J. Gino Genovesi
Dec 2013
Professional
5 votes
3187 views
Chewy Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Bar Cookies

Chewy Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Bar Cookies

Quick to make, these bar cookies are a sister version of drop cookies (the dough can actually be made into…

Salad Foodie
Apr 2013
Professional
3 votes
2977 views
Creole Perfect Sweet Potato Pie

Creole Perfect Sweet Potato Pie

I have made this recipe for years. There is none better - or so I've been told by some serious and knowing Creole cooks. And while some may say…

Amos Miller
Mar 2011
Professional
2 votes
2240 views
Make-over Spaghetti & Shrimp Salad

Make-over Spaghetti & Shrimp Salad

Originally mayo was the dressing for this salad recipe from a friend long ago, but I decided to give it a…

Salad Foodie
Jun 2014
Professional
3 votes
819 views
Bacon Wrapped Jalapenos

Bacon Wrapped Jalapenos

Great appitizer for a cocktail party or a barbque.

Chef Smith
Aug 2010
Professional
1 vote
2595 views
Garbage Salad (not really)

Garbage Salad (not really)

This salad will make the meal, or be the meal. Broccoli, oranges, almonds, raisins, mushrooms, onion & bacon - and a fabulous classic sweet & tangy…

Amos Miller
Dec 2011
Professional
3 votes
2298 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
2016 views
Summertime Fresh Peach Pie Topped Cheesecake Made Skinny

Summertime Fresh Peach Pie Topped Cheesecake Made Skinny

Peaches…Sweet, juicy and at their best this time of year. They’re especially wonderful at your local Farmer’s…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Jul 2011
Professional
2 votes
1014 views
Pâté with Bacon & Onion

Pâté with Bacon & Onion

A "pâté" (pah-TAY) is simply a paste of meat and a fat. It can be super fancy, or, as in this recipe, super simple. Guaranteed to impress your…

Amos Miller
Jun 2012
Professional
3 votes
1330 views