A few simple substitutions make this French toast recipe healthier and lower in calories, without compromising on flavor. First, swap white bread for whole-grain, which contains more fiber, then replace refined sugar with a little bit of honey or maple syrup, and finally fry the French toasts in just two teaspoons of coconut oil. That’s it!
This healthy and easy French toast recipe is quick to make at home, and it’s the perfect breakfast for weekends or any other day! Just make sure you use day-old bread or stale bread so that it soaks up the French toast batter better.
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Healthy & Easy French Toast Recipe
Prep Time: 10 min | Cook Time: 6 min | Serves: 3
+ 6 thick slices whole-grain bread (homemade mediterranean-style crusty bread recipe)
+ 2 eggs
+ 1/2 cup almond milk
+ 2 tbsp orange juice
+ 1/2 vanilla bean, seeds and pulp only
+ 1/2 tsp cinnamon
+ pinch nutmeg
+ 1 tbsp honey or maple syrup (plus more for topping)
+ 2 tsp coconut oil
+ fresh fruit
+ toasted seeds
+ honey or maple syrup
+ toasted nuts
+ yogurt or kefir
In a medium bowl, whisk together eggs, almond milk, orange juice, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg, and honey. Pour mixture over bread and allow to soak for 2 minutes on each side.
Melt the coconut oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Cook the french toasts until golden brown, about 2-3 minutes on each side. Serve immediately with yogurt, honey, fruit, or toppings of choice. Enjoy!
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