Quick and easy American picnic recipes with 500 or fewer calories

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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
3078 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
2853 views
Creole Rice Pudding

Creole Rice Pudding

NEVER throw day-old rice away! Next time you have that extra-large Chinese take out and you have some of that white rice left over, you have the…

Amos Miller
Feb 2011
Professional
7 votes
1540 views
Avocado and Feta Salad

Avocado and Feta Salad

This recipe works as a guacamole when served with tortilla chips, or can stand alone as a salad, or used as a chutney.

Yvette Bedrosian
Jul 2010
Intermediate
7 votes
1207 views
Festive Pasta Salad

Festive Pasta Salad

This pasta salad is colorful and zesty! Serve warm or at room temperature.

Kelsey Martin
Jun 2008
Intermediate
9 votes
19849 views
Creole Pralines

Creole Pralines

Better than a cookie (sorry bakers, but this is a Creole group) and with the true taste of New Orleans, Creole Pralines are one of the signature…

Amos Miller
Feb 2011
Professional
5 votes
1492 views
HCG Diet - Apple Chicken Salad

HCG Diet - Apple Chicken Salad

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Feb 2011
Intermediate
5 votes
9531 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
912 views
Romaine Salad with Lemon-Parmesan Dressing

Romaine Salad with Lemon-Parmesan Dressing

A simple but fantastic salad with a very nice dressing. Oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes add depth and flavor to…

Nancy Miyasaki
Dec 2010
Intermediate
4 votes
728 views
Chicken Kabobs

Chicken Kabobs

These kabobs are colorful, tasty, and make a great dish for any summertime party.

Kelsey Martin
Jun 2008
Intermediate
4 votes
12315 views
My Dry Rub

My Dry Rub

Its that time of year when the barbecue hits the grills & smokers and so I thought I'd post my favorite dry rub recipe. I only use this rub & a…

Amos Miller
Jun 2012
Professional
4 votes
1700 views
Marinated Asparagus

Marinated Asparagus

This versatile recipe made with fresh asparagus can be made year around. Serve it cold or warm as side with any meal. My favorite way to serve…

Robyn Savoie
Feb 2014
Advanced
4 votes
947 views
Mom’s Deviled Ham Spread / Sandwich Filling (for Easter ham leftovers!)

Mom’s Deviled Ham Spread / Sandwich Filling (for Easter ham leftovers!)

No one will complain about the leftovers from the holiday ham when it…

Salad Foodie
Apr 2014
Professional
4 votes
403 views
BEST EVER PEANUT BRITTLE

BEST EVER PEANUT BRITTLE

I never knew how good peanut brittle was until I made this and I also never knew how easy it was. You just need to make sure you have a candy…

Claudia lamascolo
Jan 2014
Professional
4 votes
1301 views
Smoked Gouda Mac and Cheese

Smoked Gouda Mac and Cheese

Everyone will thank you for this one make double if you have big eaters this has never failed me .... This is a very heavy, creamy filling side…

dp
Dec 2009
Professional
3 votes
6039 views