Every week I bake three Small loaves of bread using this recipe from The Baking Beauties. It is a delicious multi-grain bread. For the whey powder I use almond meal and perfecto! The down side to baking gluten-free is that it is so expensive. Now when no one wants to eat the heel of the loaf I bemoan every dime wasted. There is, however, a solution. We make a breakfast casserole from the heels. I save them up in the freezer in a gallon sized zip lock bag and after 2-3 week or 6-9 loaves (with 12-18 heels between them) I have enough heels for a pan of breakfast casserole. WHy the hub bub about breakfast casserole? It is FABULOUS!!!!! and it feeds a family of 5 breakfast for 2-3 days. Just warm it up, add fruit or juice and some beverage and ta-da. A full breakfast. I got my idea from The Gluten-Free Homemaker.
1 lb gluten-free breakfast sausage
1 medium bell pepper diced
1/3 red onion diced
chopped/cubed bread heels to cover the bottom of a 9×13 casserole dish
appx 1/4 c unsweetened non-dairy milk
Adobo to taste
1-2 tbsp oil for sauteing
Preheat oven to 375 farenheit
1. Saute bell peppers and onions in a large skillet over medium low heat. Simmer until onions become translucent.
2. Crumble sausage into the skillet with bell pepper onion mix. Cook over medium heat until meat is well crumbled and no longer pink.
3. Break dozen eggs in a large bowl, or the bowl of your stand mixer. Discard shells. Add non dairy milk and Adobo to taste. Beat on medium speed until eggs are somewhat foamy. Set aside.
4. Cover th bottom of a 9×12 casserole dish with bread heels/cubes. Make sure meat, bell peppers and onions are well mixed. Use a spoon or spatula to evenly sprinkle meat mixture over the bread crumbs.
5. Evenly pour eggs over bread/meat in casserole dish. Press mixture down a bit with spatula to ensure eggs are evenly absorbed by the bread.
6. Place casserole dish in preheated oven. Bake for 40-45 min. Or until eggs are set.
We do feed the baby eggs if they are baked at 350 degrees or higher for 30 min or longer. She has no reaction at that point.