FABULOUS FRENCH TOAST
Preheat: large burner, low to medium heat
Equipment: Flat griddle, large skillet, spatula, measuring cups and spoons, pie plate
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 8-10 minutes
Number of Servings: 2 or more depending on ages
– 4 slices day-old thickly cut bread, whole-grain or gluten-free
Set aside on a regular plate.
- 2 large eggs, cage free
- 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
- 1/4 tsp. nutmeg
- 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
- 1/2 cup milk, organic cow, rice or almond
Gently beat eggs in pie plate. Add milk and spices. Mix together. Dip each piece of
bread into egg mixture coating it well. Place in greased pan for
about 5 minutes on low to medium heat. Flip over when the “toast”
becomes lightly browned. Cook other side until done. Place on
– 1-2 Tbsp. maple syrup, 100% real
- 1/4 cup fresh or frozen berries Drizzle syrup on toasted slices.
Place berries on top. Serve warm!
OPTIONS: Replace maple syrup with agave syrup, honey, fruit preserves, or a light dusting of powdered sugar. Add a teaspoon of grated orange or lemon zest. Serve with other fresh fruit of choice.
7 Natural Colors: white, yellow, golden, brown, tan, blue, red
6 Food Groups: whole grain, eggs, herbs/spices, dairy, fruit, sweet
7 Natural Colors, 6 Food Groups
This recipe offers a great way to get eggs into kids. Speed cooking the bread slices ruins the flavors and results in soggy French toast. During the 5 minutes per side cooking process, you can be making school lunches. Go light on the syrups, please. 7,6 Performance Rating (explanation below) makes this a top choice breakfast on school mornings!