breakfast recipe :: getting up early

My goal for Sunday nights is to prepare a casserole that I can pop in the oven early on Monday morning to enjoy throughout the week. Wow, it was a huge success (at least for me and the hubby…kids were picky eaters as always!). I made a Pork Sausage, Veggie and Egg Casserole, compliments of my friend Laura at Side note: You must check out her blog. Amazing and healthy recipes…many crock pot favorites of mine. Anyway, I modified it slightly only because I’m too lazy to caramelize onions (or maybe I just don’t have the skills). Either way, I left them out and also did some of the cooking the night before to make it a little easier in the morning. I’m not a huge fan of cooking, so the less in the early morning for me, the better. So here’s the scoop:

Pork Sausage, Veggie and Egg Casserole






Get the recipe here from (scroll all the way to the bottom of the page). She also has a page on Facebook that keeps you up to date with new recipes…definitely worth it!

My modifications:

  • On Sunday night, I cooked the sausage and cut up the sweet potatoes and then stuck them in the fridge. I also set out my pans and other ingredients (I was scared I would forget something at 5:30am!).
  • I didn’t caramelize onions or even put any onions in there. Just used sweet potatoes, sausage, eggs, coconut milk, nutmeg and spinach. Yum!
  • In the morning, while the sweet potatoes were roasting, I stuck to my normal early morning routine with reading. Once they were done, I added everything to the dish and sprinkled a little parmesan cheese on top (I don’t think I can eat a casserole without cheese!) and stuck it in the oven.
  • And then we devoured a lot of it:) Great meal for the morning and the prep the night before helped a ton for me. I actually made half of the recipe to make sure it was family approved. But next time I will make the whole batch and eat on it throughout the week.

If you have any great tasting, relatively healthy and easy casseroles for the morning, let me know!

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