Grand Times: Cooking with Your Grandkids

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

Stars & Stripes Dessert Pizza

Cooking with your Grandkids can be fun! Pizza for dessert? Kids will have fun decorating this All-American Pizza with fresh fruit!  Ingredients: 1-1/2 pkg (8 oz each) refrigerated crescent rolls 1 pkg (8 oz) cream cheese, softened 1 cup powdered sugar 1 lemon — 1 tsp lemon juice and 1 tsp lemon zest 1 cup fresh blueberries 1 lb. fresh strawberries, hulled and sliced (about 3 cups)

All American Breakfast—Pancake Ideas Your Family Will Flip Over with Disney•Pixar Toy Story 4 Breakfast Set

Cooking with your Grandkids can be fun! If there’s one thing we can all agree on, it’s how much we love pancakes. This classic comfort food reminds me of weekend mornings with my family and late-night gatherings at the local diner. And, they’re so easy to make. Mix together a few basic ingredients from your

Deluxe Cheeseburger Salad

Cooking with your Grandkids can be fun! This unexpected spin on the classic burger will delight even the pickiest eaters. No grill required!   Ingredients: 4 sesame seed hamburger bun tops (or unseeded) 1 small red onion 2 plum/roma tomatoes 3/4 lb. 95% lean ground beef 1/2 cup sliced dill pickles 3/4 cup ketchup 1 tbsp yellow mustard 1/4 cup mayonnaise (optional –

Parmesan Chicken Strips and “Fries”

Skip the drive-thru with this healthy alternative!  Ingredients for Strips and Fries: 3 cups Panko Breadcrumbs 4 egg whites 1 cup fresh grated Parmesan Cheese ½ tsp garlic powder ½ tsp coarsely ground black pepper 2 tbsp water 1 lb. boneless, skinless, defrosted chicken breasts cut into 1-inch strips (or chicken tenders) 2 medium zucchinis

Celebrate Mardi Gras with King Cake

Fat Tuesday – Let them eat cake, King Cake that is! A quick & easy version starts with refrigerated crescent rolls!   Ingredients 1 pkg (8 oz) cream cheese, softened 1⅓ cups powdered sugar 1 egg 1½  tbsp granulated sugar 2 tsp cinnamon 2 medium Granny Smith apples 2 pkg (8 oz each) refrigerated crescent rolls ¼  cup pecan halves, chopped 4-5 tsp milk Purple,

Fluffy Peanut Butter Dip

Cooking with your Grandkids can be fun! Make this wonderful dip for your next gathering.   Ingredients: 1/3 cup creamy peanut butter 1 container (6–8 oz) vanilla yogurt 1/2 cup thawed, frozen whipped topping Apple wedges, strawberries, celery sticks, pretzel or graham cracker sticks (your choice) Directions: Put the peanut butter and yogurt in a bowl

Holiday Popcorn Crunch Bark

Gift giving with the Grandkids is easy with this D.I.Y. Popcorn Treat! Mix it up, dress it up and give away some homemade LOVE for any occasion in minutes. Makes 32 Servings (1/2 cup each)Ingredients: Parchment Paper1 bag salted, buttered microwave popcorn (8 cups popped)1 cup mini pretzel twists12 oz vanilla or chocolate flavored almond bark/candy melts (baking section

Kids’ Quick & Easy Fajitas

Cooking with your Grandkids doesn’t have to mean pizza again!  Make this fast and fresh meal in minutes in your favorite skillet. Yield: 4 servings Ingredients: 12 oz chicken breast tenderloins ½  tbsp reduced-sodium taco seasoning 1  tbsp olive oil 6 mini bell peppers (any color) ¾  cup frozen corn ¾ cup reduced-fat shredded cheddar cheese ¼ cup mild salsa

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