Hearty Breakfast Casserole (High Protein and GAPS friendly)

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Hearty Breakfast Casserole

A good, solid breakfast is a great way to start the day. I've noticed my children are more apt to focus and stay on track when they eat a high-protein meal in the morning.

Protein rich breakfast foods have a lot of great benefits, thus I am attempting to include more of them on the regular meal rotation.

The following breakfast casserole is adapted from, Internal Bliss. A cookbook designed for those following the GAPS diet. The original recipe does not call for sauteing the veggies.

Breakfast Casserole


2 cups shredded Cauliflower
1 cup shredded Cheddar Cheese
1 cup chopped Sausage,
1 Onion, chopped
1 Red bell pepper, chopped
8 eggs
2 tsp coocnut oil
Salt and Pepper to taste


1. Preheat the oven to 350F/180C.
2. Melt coconut oil in a pan over medium heat. Sauté peppers, onions, and sausage in a pan until sausage is cooked through.
3. Beat the eggs in a large bowl.
4. Add shredded cauliflower, cooked sausage, and vegetables. Stir to combine.
5. Add cheese and stir to combine.
6. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes until the center is firm.

Everyone loved this and I was so happy to serve it since it contains so lots and lots of good nutrition for my family.

I think spinach and/or green chilies would be great additions for extra nutrition and flavor.


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Stacy Karen

Stacy is a DIY obsessed, healthy living advocate. A preacher's wife and mom of three, she loves to encourage others to live a natural lifestyle.

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  1. We eat green smoothies for breakfast; this looks like a great dinner for us – maybe a way to get DS to eat eggs? I may give the recipe a shot just to see…

  2. This sounds GREAT! But, at what stage do you add the cheese? On the top, or do you stir it into the egg mixture before pouring it into the dish?

    1. Meredith,

      I’m not sure how I missed responding to this question! I’m so sorry.

      You add the cheese to the egg/sausage mixture and stir to combine. I like to save a little to sprinkle over the top too.

      1. Thank you, and especially thank you for the sausage recipe! I was standing in the store today not “loving” the turkey breakfast sausage selection! I cannot wait to try making my own! 🙂