Gluten-Free, Casein-Free Ham & Cheese Strata

This is a great dish for Christmas morning; all the prep work is done at night and you can bake it while you open gifts!
Course Entree
Servings 8
Author Rachel Kokosenski of


  • 4 pieces of gluten-free bread cubed
  • 8 slices gluten-free nitrate-free Canadian bacon slices; cut into 1-inch pieces
  • cooking spray
  • 1 cup shredded Daiya cheese casein and gluten-free
  • 4 large eggs
  • 8 large egg whites
  • 3 cups almond milk
  • 1 tsp dry mustard
  • 1 tsp gluten-free Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp hot pepper sauce


  1. Coat a 9x13-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. Combine bread cubes and Canadian bacon in the baking dish; sprinkle cheese over top.
  3. Beat eggs and egg whites with a mixer at medium speed until well blended. Add almond milk and seasonings, beating on low until blended.
  4. Pour egg mixture over the bread mixture.
  5. Cover and chill at least 2 hours or overnight.
  6. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  7. Remove casserole from refrigerator and let stand while the oven preheats.
  8. Uncover casserole and bake at 350 for 45-50 minutes or until browned.
  9. Let stand 15 minutes before serving.

Recipe Notes

Recipe adapted from a similar one in "Cooking Light Gluten-Free Cookbook" by Cooking Light magazine.