North american recipes with 500 or fewer calories added by professional chefs

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Layered Pumpkin Pudding Pie (easily converts to a lighter version)

Layered Pumpkin Pudding Pie (easily converts to a lighter version)

A change-of-pace pumpkin pie recipe for the holidays with the bonus - it…

Salad Foodie
Nov 2014
Professional
1 vote
302 views
THE Bacardi Rum Cake.....adjusted for today's box cake mixes

THE Bacardi Rum Cake.....adjusted for today's box cake mixes

Several years ago Bacardi’s Rum Cake recipe used an 18 ½ ounce cake mix and box of instant vanilla pudding mix.…

Salad Foodie
Dec 2012
Professional
5 votes
10293 views
Carrot Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Carrot Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Carrot Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting allows everyone to "have their cake and eat it too."

Salad Foodie
Nov 2014
Professional
2 votes
140 views
Three Sisters Soup (Beans, Corn and Squash Soup) with Crock Pot Option

Three Sisters Soup (Beans, Corn and Squash Soup) with Crock Pot Option

“Three Sisters” refers to the three main crops of Native Americans: beans,…

Salad Foodie
Jan 2012
Professional
6 votes
4316 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
8561 views
Favorite Whole Wheat Bread (Bread Machine or Conventional)

Favorite Whole Wheat Bread (Bread Machine or Conventional)

My whole wheat bread of choice. Can be made conventional yeast method, but I always START with my Toshiba Bread…

Salad Foodie
Nov 2011
Professional
1 vote
5832 views
Blackened Mahi Mahi

Blackened Mahi Mahi

Chef Smith
Nov 2010
Professional
3 votes
9252 views
Easy Sour Cream Biscuits

Easy Sour Cream Biscuits

Quick to the table because there's no cutting of shortening into flour mixture. Just stir in sour cream, knead lightly, pat out, cut and bake.…

Salad Foodie
Mar 2012
Professional
6 votes
4272 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
3479 views
Good Stuff Dessert (a chocolate pudding trifle)

Good Stuff Dessert (a chocolate pudding trifle)

Years ago a friend gave me this recipe saying it is as the name says, truly “Good Stuff.” Layers start with a…

Salad Foodie
Jun 2012
Professional
5 votes
3624 views
Coconut Oil Baking Powder Biscuits

Coconut Oil Baking Powder Biscuits

I was a little skeptical about switching to coconut oil but I will never go back now. They have a light hint of…

Monocot
Nov 2014
Professional
1 vote
62 views
Festive Broccoli Salad for a Large Group

Festive Broccoli Salad for a Large Group

I prepare this during the holidays, but it's also a great potluck salad. From "Southern Living" magazine,…

myra byanka
Apr 2012
Professional
1 vote
3874 views
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
9 votes
4806 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
2665 views
Avocado Pasta

Avocado Pasta

Delicious, creamy (with no milk or cream!), and healthy. Makes a great side dish, or top with grilled chicken for a complete meal. Pairs well with…

Wendi Taylor
Feb 2013
Professional
2 votes
5873 views