Potato Broccoli and Pepper Jack Egg Casserole

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Thank you to Shannon at the "Cozy Country Living" recipe site for this amazing breakfast recipe. This Potato Broccoli and Pepper Jack Egg Casserole recipe is a breakfast recipe that uses shredded hash brown potatoes mixed with eggs, chopped ham, broccoli and shredded cheddar. This creamy and warm recipe idea is one that the whole family will love. The good news about this casserole recipe is that it can be made the night before, then cover it and put it in the refrigerator until you are ready to heat it. This is a wonderful idea to save on time, especially if you are having guests over. To help make this breakfast recipe even easier, you can use premade shredded hash brown potatoes, found in the freezer section of your local grocery store. This breakfast recipe has everything you need to start the day off right, with eggs, vegetables, cheese and milk combined to leave you feeling satisfied and full.

Anytime you can add a vegetable into a recipe you know that you are doing something good for you and your family. Did you know that broccoli is considered a superfood? Superfoods are vegetables and fruits that are high in vitamins and minerals that you want to get into your diet on a daily basis. Broccoli is a vegetable that is part of the cabbage family whose treelike edible green flower head is eaten. Broccoli is high in dietary fiber, and vitamin C. Broccoli is a vegetable that is good to eat on a regular basis as it is known to contain several nutrients that have strong anti-cancer properties. A single serving of broccoli can provide a good amount of vitamin C. Boiling broccoli does reduce the levels of anti-carcinogenic compounds, so you want to steam it if you can. Other preparation methods of broccoli such as steaming, microwaving, and stir-frying are good suggestions, as they have no significant effect on the compounds found in the vegetable.

The potato is a vegetable that is starchy, tuberous crop from the perennial nightshade family. In the Andes, where the potato is indigenous there are some other closely related cultivated potato species. Potatoes were introduced outside the Andes region approximately four centuries ago and had since become an important part of much of the world's food supply. Potatoes are the world's fourth largest food crop, followed by maize, wheat, and rice. Popular potato dishes include mashed potatoes recipes, whole baked potato recipes, boiled or steamed potatoes, French fried potatoes or chips and more. You can also make cut into cubes and roasted potatoes, scalloped potato recipes, diced, or sliced and fried (home fries), grated into small thin strips and fried (hash browns), grated and formed into dumplings, Rösti or potato pancakes.

This is just one of the breakfast recipes you will find on the "Cozy Country Living" site. The site was created by Shannon, who is a wife and stay at home mother of four children. They live in the country and enjoy every minute of it. She loves anything vintage and loves making her house into a home. On the site, you will find DIY projects, crafting, home decor, recipes and more. Some of the other breakfast recipes you will find include tropical mango smoothie recipe, yummy brunch ideas, cheesy pepper Jack and turkey breakfast burritos recipe, blackberry and vanilla baked oatmeal recipe, banana and pumpkin pecan bread recipe, and plenty more. *

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