Kid friendly American winter recipes with 300 or fewer calories

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Almost A Borscht Soup

Almost A Borscht Soup

I wanted a hearty soup for lunch and had a left-over half head of boiled cabbage. What else could I do but go wild adding borschtish ingredients…

Glenn
Nov 2014
Beginner
3 votes
310 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
3440 views
Low-Fat Spice Rubbed Roast Turkey

Low-Fat Spice Rubbed Roast Turkey

Traditional turkeys are nearly flavorless when you skip the skin and gravy—and that’s where most of the fat and…

Robyn Savoie
Mar 2014
Advanced
2 votes
1754 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
2636 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
3630 views
The Barefoot Contessa’s Recipe for Perfect Roast Turkey Made Skinny

The Barefoot Contessa’s Recipe for Perfect Roast Turkey Made Skinny

I love Ina Garten’s (Barefoot Contessa) recipe for roasting turkey. I…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Nov 2011
Professional
1 vote
2327 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
3417 views
Chocolate Fudge (a no fail recipe)

Chocolate Fudge (a no fail recipe)

haven't made this recipe yet but I will before Christmas. I found this recipe online.

Candice Goodyear Loviette
Dec 2011
Intermediate
2 votes
2579 views
Tailgating Coleslaw

Tailgating Coleslaw

A good coleslaw can serve as an all-purpose side dish. It goes with barbecue, with sandwiches, with grilled chicken, even steaks.

Robyn Savoie
Oct 2014
Advanced
1 vote
320 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
4224 views
Skinny Fall Apple Cake With Caramel Glaze

Skinny Fall Apple Cake With Caramel Glaze

What a super yummy, easy to make, apple cake. It’s loaded with great fall flavors including tons of apple…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Sep 2013
Professional
1 vote
3060 views
Slow Cooker Beef with Barley Soup

Slow Cooker Beef with Barley Soup

Cooking the pearl barley a long time gives this soup a nutty flavor and smooth texture. It's very different…

John Spottiswood
Oct 2010
Advanced
6 votes
2873 views
Rich Sauce with White Eggplant & Herbs

Rich Sauce with White Eggplant & Herbs

Eggplant has nothing to do with eggs - unless you dip and bread them. This sauce is a knockout! We grow…

Amos Miller
Sep 2011
Professional
12 votes
2341 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
3509 views
Roasted Brussels Sprouts Chips

Roasted Brussels Sprouts Chips

Like potato chips, only 500X better! These crispy, crunchy Roasted Brussels Sprouts Chips will have your kids begging for Brussels!

Jennifer Tyler Lee
Oct 2014
Intermediate
1 vote
127 views