Daylight Savings Time
Daylight Savings Time begins on Sunday, March 9th, so plan a hearty, healthful breakfast to help you spring forward with ease!
Get your body revved up and ready to go with a balanced meal including protein, carbohydrates and plenty of fruits and vegetables. Try a veggie omelet with whole grain toast, or even a quick smoothie made with yogurt, fruit and a handful of spinach.
Whatever you choose, just be sure not to skip the most important meal of the day. It might be tempting if you're in a hurry, but if you don't fill your tank, you'll be running on empty by mid-morning.
Save with this week's Eating Healthy on a Budget recipe, featuring items from our current circular.
Not just for breakfast or brunch, this complete-meal casserole is great for dinner as well. To round out the food groups, include sliced oranges for dessert.
|Makes eight servings, 1 cup each • Prep time: 25 minutes • Cook time: 55 minutes
- 12 oz. fully cooked chicken sausage links, your favorite flavor
- 1 tsp. GIANT canola or olive oil
- 1 cup finely diced onion
- ½ cup diced celery
- 4 cups GIANT frozen broccoli florets
- 6 cups cubed GIANT whole wheat bread (about 8 slices)
- 1 cup GIANT shredded cheddar cheese
- 2 cups GIANT fat free milk
- 3 GIANT eggs or ¾ cup egg substitute
- ½ tsp. GIANT ground black pepper
- Chopped parsley for garnish
Lightly coat a 13x9-inch casserole dish with oil or cooking spray.
Slice sausage links into rounds about ¼-inch thick. Heat a skillet over medium heat and brown sausage, transfer to casserole dish.
In same skillet, heat oil and add onion and celery. Cook until softened, about 5 minutes. Add to casserole dish.
Add broccoli florets to skillet and heat just until thawed. Add to casserole dish.
Add bread cubes and cheese to casserole dish and toss to combine with other ingredients.
In a measuring cup combine milk, eggs and pepper. Whisk to combine and pour over casserole. Toss gently to evenly distribute ingredients. Cover with plastic and refrigerate overnight.
Remove the tray from the oven and let the packets sit 5 minutes longer.
To cook, preheat oven to 350 degrees. Remove plastic before placing in oven. Bake until lightly browned, about 45–55 minutes. Remove and let rest about 5 minutes. Sprinkle with parsley and serve.
Nutrition information per serving: 300 calories, 11g fat, 5g saturated fat, 115mg cholesterol, 530mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate, 3g fiber, 20g protein
BONUS BUY™ Savings week of March 9th to March 15th, 2014 for this recipe:
- GIANT Frozen Vegetables
- Cara Cara or Navel Oranges