Healthy, Hearty French Toast (2 ways)
By Gus Croteau
All of the fats in Gus’s Recipe are of a healthy nature.
love French toast and I love making it the way I like, so I thought I would share my recipe with you.
- 2 large eggs (yokes are optional, I use them)
- 2 slices of whole wheat bread (I like Sunflower Flax)
- 1 table spoon of all natural peanut butter (optional)
- 3/4 cup of fresh or frozen fruit (I use blueberries, strawberries and raspberries)
- 2 table spoons of Agave syrup
- 1 table spoon of olive oil (for your pan, optional)
Before you start your French toast, get your syrup ready. Take your berries and Agave syrup and combine them in a magic bullet or similar device and blend until smooth. If you don’t have a magic bullet, simply add the fruit and Agave to a cup and mash with a fork until smooth and most of the lumps are broken down.
Find a flat bottomed container large enough so you can place a slice of bread flat on the bottom. Crack your 2 eggs into the flat bowl or container and beat them together. Preheat your pan on the stove over a medium high heat. Dip your bread into the egg mixture (both sides) and assure that both sides are covered with the egg. Place your egg coated bread in your hot frying pan and allow to brown on both sides. Remove from the pan.
Place 1 slice on your plate and spread out the peanut butter (optional), place the second slice on top of the other and then pour on your home made syrup.
Enjoy your healthy breakfast.
Sprinkle with cinnamon, if desired.
NOTE: If you take out the peanut butter and the egg yolks, you can cut back the cals to 302, fat drops to 5.5g and your protein will go down slightly to 17g.