On the heels of all kinds of vegan goodies now I am bringing back eggs, cheese and bacon. All together in one happy frittata. The apples add a little sweet with the savory. A winning combo. With school ending soon and the weather heating up we want lots of protein to burn. Nothing like a serving of eggs to jumpstart your morning…or any time. Breakfast for dinner is common over here these days.
Frittata’s are great for entertaining, brunch, lunch, dinner or mini-meals. Use any cheese you have on hand to accent the fluffy ricotta. I love sharp cheddar and gruyére. My kids prefer more the more mild flavors of mozzarella, munster and american cheese. Mix it up and have fun. We love a batch of my Almond Chickpea Cookies as a side.
Many of my blogger buddies have been publishing cookbooks lately. I am so proud of them. This is such an exciting time for bloggers as they get more and more popular on social media and everywhere. Blogs are leading to books, TV gigs, brand ambassadorships and so much more. I am thrilled to be on the frontlines of everything social media has to offer. Each day I wake, I wonder what is around the corner. Though I want to peek into the future I know it is best to keep my heels firmly planted in the now.
Speaking of bloggers and cookbooks…today I am happy to spotlight The Whole family Cookbook by Michelle Stern. She publishes the blog What’s Cooking with Kids. Michelle’s focus is on helping kids find a connection with the food they eat, where it comes from and how to cook it. She is the founder of the children’s school called What’s Cooking where she teaches families about healthy foods and cooking.
On Michelle’s blog she states “Cooking with kids is about more than simply putting food on the table; it’s about enriching your lives. It builds lifelong memories, lays a foundation for healthy lifestyle choices and provides numerous learning opportunities for kids and adults alike.” I love this philosophy and it is one that I share. What sets her book apart is not only the wonderful & diverse recipes but she labels each of them with age appropriate tasks so you can include the whole family.
This giveaway is now closed. Congrats to Carrie from Poet in the Pantry.
I am proud to offer a copy of this book to one friend of MarlaMeridith.com. All you need to do to enter is leave one comment or more on this post. What do you like to cook with your kids? For additional entries you can follow me on Twitter, Facebook, StumbleUpon and/or sign up for my email updates. Easy peasy. Just leave a separate comment per entry please. This giveaway is open to USA readers and will close on Saturday, May 14th at midnight PST. Winner will be chosen at Random.org.
Frittata Recipe Links
- Asparagus Frittata Nutmeg Nanny
- Country Frittata with Ham, Cheddar and Basil Comfort of Cooking
- Kale Artichoke Frittata A Couple Cooks
- Shiitake Frittata Squares with Prosciutto The Galley Gourmet
- Spinach Egg White Frittata with Feta Cheese The Novice Chef