Grand Times: Cooking with Your Grandkids

Easy and Delicious Fish Tacos

By Milette Siler ~ Usually served fried, this lightened version of a Baja California staple is healthy essential for a delicious summer lunch or dinner. For an extra kick of heart-healthy fat, pair with fresh avocado. Yield:  10 Servings Ingredients: 1 lb. Firm white fish (tilapia, snapper, cod, mahi mahi) 2 each Limes, halved 1

Fruit-Topped Triple Chocolate Pizza

By Jaimie Johnson, Pampered Chef  ~ Grandparents and their grandkids will love creating this fun summer treat! Mom and Dad, you can help too! Refrigerated chocolate chip cookie dough makes a convenient crust for this dessert pizza featuring a white chocolate filling and a colorful fruit topping.  Yield:  16 servings Ingredients: 1 package (18 ounces) refrigerated chocolate

Enjoy this Fun Flag Cake

By Jaimie Johnson, Pampered Chef |  4th of July Yumminess!!    Ingredients: 1 pkg (16 oz) angel food cake mix  1 pkg (8 oz) frozen whipped topping, thawed 1-pint fresh raspberries 1-pint fresh blueberries Vanilla ice cream (optional) Directions: Preheat oven to 350°F. Prepare cake mix according to package directions. Pour batter into ungreased Large Baker, (9 X 13) spreading evenly. Bake

All American Cheeseburger Ring

By Jaimie Johnson, Pampered Chef |  An American Classic!  Yield:  8 servings  Ingredients: 1/4 cup onion, chopped 3/4 pound lean (90%) ground beef 1/4 cup ketchup 2 teaspoons prepared yellow mustard 9 slices (3/4 ounce each) American cheese, divided 2 packages (8 ounces each) refrigerated crescent rolls 16 dill pickle slices 3 large plum tomatoes

Strawberry Cheesecake Dip

By Jaimie Johnson, Pampered Chef |  Quick and easy to whip up any time!    Ingredients: 8 oz.  strawberries (about 6–8), stems removed, divided ½ tbsp granulated sugar 8 oz. low-fat cream cheese (Neufchatêl), softened ¾ cup powdered sugar 2 tsp vanilla extract 1 cup 2% plain low-fat Greek yogurt Optional: graham crackers, vanilla wafer

Broccoli-Cheddar Chicken Nuggets

By Jaimie Johnson, Pampered Chef |  New Year’s Resolution! Get Kids Involved in the Kitchen! One of the most valuable skills you can give your grandchildren is the ability to cook. Kids who help in the kitchen grow up confident in their ability to prepare their own meals, are likely to be healthier than their

Mini Pies, Oh My!

By Jaimie Johnson, Pampered Chef |  Cooking with your Grandkids can be fun! Fun with leftovers! With potlucks, family gatherings and holidays coming up there is always something leftover, let’s reimagine it as pie. Yield: 6 pies  Ingredients: 1/2 medium onion, chopped 1/4 cup butter, melted 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1-1/2 cups chicken stock ~ or turkey, beef or veggie stock 1 tsp finely chopped

Fresh Summer Veggie & Pasta Salad

Cooking with your Grandkids can be fun! Summer pool gatherings and BBQs are often full of less-than-nutritious food. Try sharing this delicious pasta salad that is easy to prepare and tastes as fresh as it sounds! It packs several highly nutritious vegetables and can efficiently serve as a full plant-based meal, especially if you choose

Salted Caramel Apple Ring

Cooking with your Grandkids can be fun! Create this delicious caramel apple treat with your grandkiddos for a perfect afternoon delight! Yield: 10 servings  Ingredients: 2 pkg refrigerated Crescent Rolls 2/3 cup brown sugar 1 tbsp ground cinnamon 1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted 2 medium Granny Smith apples 2/3 cup nuts, chopped (optional) Salted Caramel Sauce: ½ cup pure maple syrup 2 tbsp butter Coarse sea

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