Mommy's Time Out Magazine March 2017 - Page 14

CHEF'S SECRETS

Kid-Friendly Dessert and Dinner from Alyscia K. McDermott's Kitchen

Quick and Easy Chocolate Mousse

Ingredients: One container heavy whipping cream, chocolate syrup, vanilla, chocolate chips (optional)

Directions: Pour one container heavy whipping cream into bowl and mix till almost stiff. While mixing, pour in chocolate syrup to desired chocolate consistency, about one TBS for good chocolate flavor. Add 1 tsp vanilla and throw in half cup chocolate chips or shaved bits of chocolate for garnish or added flavor.

Fast Homemade Kid-Friendly Pizza

English muffins

Jar of your favorite pasta sauce

Shredded mozzarella cheese

Parmesean cheese

Directions: Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

Take large cookie sheet and cover with parchment paper (cheese won't stick to it and less cleanup later).

Split desired number of English muffins in half and place on cookie sheet. Spread just enough sauce to lightly coat each muffin half. Add desired amount of mozzarella and parmesan cheeses. Add another desired toppings.

Bake in oven approximately 10 minutes.

Broil in oven for 1 minute, watching carefully.