BAKED CINNAMON FRENCH TOAST WITH BERRIES

7 Feb

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Happy Friday guys! Here’s a yummy and protein packed nutritious breakfast for you French toast lovers. I will be leaving for Paris in a few hours, so I decided to sort of get in the spirit by having some French toast for breakfast, even though there are a few debates on wether French toast really originated from France. However, if it tastes good, the origin shouldn’t matter right? ๐Ÿ˜‰ I’ve come across quite a few people who aren’t huge fans of French toast, and this is mainly due to its eggy texture; basically, the idea of soaking bread in whisked eggs and frying it may be a nay or a yay for some. However, this recipe is different based on two things! The bread is baked instead of fried which makes it healthier, and I added some non fat plain greek yogurt to the eggs to give it a boost of protein and a creamy dessert like texture. I also added a few drops of pure vanilla extract and cinnamon to enhance the flavour. I used Udi’s gluten free brown rice and chia millet bread, but be careful to read the ingredients before buying the bread, since some gluten free breads might have hidden white flours or sugars in them. Finally, are you ready for this? Okay here it comes……the powdered sugar is sugar free! Yup it sure is! All you have to do to make a single serving is place 1/2 a tsp. of arrowroot starch and 1 stevia packet in a bowl and mix until well incorporated, then sprinkle on your toast and make it magical! That’s it! Have a great weekend everyone, and since I will be away in Paris I will be off my blog for a couple of weeks, but I will definitely try and post some yummy French cuisine for your lovely faces! Oooo la la ๐Ÿ˜‰

Recipe: serves 2

4 slices of Udi’s gluten free brown rice bread
2 organic cage free eggs
2 tbsp organic non fat plain greek yogurt
1/4 tsp organic pure vanilla extract
1/4 tsp ground cinnamon.

Preheat oven to 400ยฐF.

Mix eggs, greek yogurt, vanilla and, cinnamon in a bowl and dip bread slices in the egg mixture, coating both sides, then dipped bread slices on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

Place baking sheet in the oven for 5 minutes and take out of the oven.

Top with fresh berries, a drizzle of organic maple syrup and sugar free powdered sugar. To make powdered sugar, mix 1 tsp of arrowroot powder and 1 packet of stevia in a bowl, then sprinkle away!

4 Responses to “BAKED CINNAMON FRENCH TOAST WITH BERRIES”

  1. Stacy Feyer-Salo February 7, 2014 at 3:01 pm #

    Looks divine!

  2. Eva February 7, 2014 at 5:37 pm #

    Bon voyage ma belle

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