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

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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
7920 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
3911 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
3927 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
3088 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
1842 views
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
698 views
Beef Fajita Best Marinade

Beef Fajita Best Marinade

This is fast, simple and super delicious! You should have a very hot (very) cast iron griddle or pan to do this right. I preheat the griddle and…

Amos Miller
Dec 2013
Professional
3 votes
2301 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
3252 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
1409 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
871 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
2299 views
Bacon Wrapped Jalapenos

Bacon Wrapped Jalapenos

Great appitizer for a cocktail party or a barbque.

Chef Smith
Aug 2010
Professional
1 vote
2693 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
2082 views
Super Low Calorie Honey Mustard Broccoli Slaw

Super Low Calorie Honey Mustard Broccoli Slaw

I love all kinds of slaw, particularly this flavorful one! Using broccoli slaw is a wonderful alternative to…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Jul 2013
Professional
1 vote
982 views
Tempting Chex Mix

Tempting Chex Mix

Today, there are a variety of mixes on the market, including tastes of peppers and a variety of vegetables. The original recipe for Chex Mix was…

J. Gino Genovesi
Sep 2014
Professional
1 vote
75 views