American summer recipes with 300 or fewer calories costing less than $1.5 per serving

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Pineapple Stuffing

Pineapple Stuffing

My sister-in-law 1st started making pineapple stuffing for our family and it was a perfect addition to our Holiday Ham and Cabbage dinners. We…

Denise Sherin
Apr 2015
Advanced
1 vote
8111 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
17 votes
32011 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
18449 views
Cornbread, Jalapeno Maple Bacon

Cornbread, Jalapeno Maple Bacon

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
12 votes
22553 views
Chocolate Chiffon Cake

Chocolate Chiffon Cake

Chocolate chiffon cake is a light and spongy cake. Goes well with a heavy chocolate ganaché coating.

Robyn Savoie
Feb 2014
Advanced
1 vote
25263 views
Avacado Dressing to replace Ranch shared from Be More Fitness

Avacado Dressing to replace Ranch shared from Be More Fitness

Delicious!

ChaCha Can Cook
Jan 2014
Intermediate
7 votes
101528 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
11496 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
13 votes
16536 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
10219 views
Zucchini Chocolate Cake

Zucchini Chocolate Cake

If there's a most-requested recipe for my year this would be it. Mini-chocolate chips and chopped pecans serve as the "frosting" for this cake. I…

Salad Foodie
Sep 2011
Professional
3 votes
6819 views
Polly's Crackers

Polly's Crackers

I found this recipe in a "Handed Down" recipe book my mom gave me... This is a very simple snack to make for your family or to take along anywhere!…

Heather Smith
Jul 2010
Intermediate
2 votes
8217 views
Old-Fashioned, Homemade Lemonade

Old-Fashioned, Homemade Lemonade

During those hot summer days, this drink will quench your thirst!

Elena Jimenez
Jul 2008
Beginner
6 votes
46507 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
13041 views
Barbecued Wings Charlotte Style

Barbecued Wings Charlotte Style

North Carolina prides itself on its barbecue. You can find any number of variations for this classic regional sauce throughout North Carolina's…

Robyn Savoie
Jul 2014
Advanced
2 votes
14557 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
10 votes
37103 views