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Almond Butter French Toast with Cinnamon Apple Yogurt Topping

Can you believe that until this morning, I had never made french toast?! A travesty, since I LOVE french toast!

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Feel free to drool. I’m pretty sure the people who saw me out on my balcony taking pictures of my food in my pajamas did.

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Almond Butter French Toast with Cinnamon Apple Yogurt Topping

Ingredients:

(serves one)

  • 2 thick slices of whole wheat bread
  • 1/3 C skim milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp. almond butter
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp. cinnamon

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Instructions:

1) Mix all french toast ingredients (except bread) in a large, deep bowl or pan. Make sure it’s mixed well (you might want to whisk the egg first, separately), then place the two pieces of bread into the liquid. (I had to do this one piece at a time since my bowl was too small!)

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2) Let the bread sop up the mixture for about a minute, then flip to the other side, waiting another minute.

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3) Once all the liquid has been absorbed into the bread, place the bread in a skillet (coated with cooking spray) on medium heat. Cook a couple minutes on each side, until lightly browned.

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4) Serve topped with maple syrup and more cinnamon, OR with my Cinnamon Apple Yogurt Topping!

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Cinnamon Apple Yogurt Topping Ingredients:

  • Half an apple, chopped
  • 1/4 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/3 C nonfat plain yogurt
  • 1 tsp. maple syrup

Instructions:

1) Place the chopped apple into a microwave safe bowl and microwave a minute or so until apple is soft.

2) Add in other ingredients, stir, and pour over french toast!

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Enjoy!

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I’m off to get some serious work done — my first test of grad school is tomorrow in my Nutritional Counseling course!

Have a wonderful day, friends :)

Comments

  1. 1

    Totally drooling… I want that for lunch.

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    I love French toast, but now I want to make it just so I can eat that topping. I’m bookmarking this. I think it’d be great on top of pancakes, too.

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    Mmm I haven’t made or eaten french toast in tooo long. Love the topping idea!

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    drooling has commenced :)

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    AMAZING! I’ve never made french toast before either, but this dish looks absolutely drool-worthy and incredible. I am soooooo trying this! Thanks Anne!

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    That looks AMAZING! And perfect for the changing seasons. Good luck on your test tomorrow!

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    PS … good luck on your test!

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    I love french toast and oddly only started making it at home recently as well.

    Good luck on your test!

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    That seriously looks amazing! I <3 french toast!

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    I love that topping!

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    Ohhh my! I don’t beleive you though that this was your first time at making french toast. No one makes french toast looking this good on their first try! :)

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    I love French Toast, even though I’ve only ever had it once when I visited the States, and I’m pretty sure there wasn’t anything healthy about it! Yours looks good. Maybe I should give it a try.

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    Very drool worthy photo! French toast is the best!

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    Adventurer says:

    Looks awesome! Drool worthy, indeed!

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    Um, I drooled when I saw the title! The pictures only make me more hungry for some.

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    this looks so incredible! looks VERY good being your first time, also! :) well done.

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    yowza! that looks so amazing! I was drooling before I even saw the pictures!

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    That looks soooooooooooo good. Good luck on your test. Was your sectional sofa delivered. Send pictures when it does.

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    This looks amazing! I wish I had more time in the morning. I’m definitely going to be trying these!

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    oh my – how wonderfully delightful!!!

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    YUM! And good luck with your first test! I’m in the same boat being in my first semester of grad school (is it just me or is there about 5x more reading in grad school than undergrad?!)

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    YUM!! I’ve never ever made french toast!

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    There are no words….
    (I’ve never made French Toast either… at least successfully :) )

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    Anne, You never fail to get my mouth-watering first thing in the morning! Congrats on making your first batch of French Toast – It sure is a delicous-looking one! :-)

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    Oh my this looks absolutely A-MA-ZING! Will be trying this recipe this weekend for sure!!

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    I was too excited to make this for brekkie this morning – i’ve never cooked french toast for myself, go figure! I subbed peanut butter for the almond, because its what I had around. Also, it turns out that really thick, solid bread is pretty key for making this recipe work… not regular sliced white loaf like I used. Uh oh. Sloppy mess of my plate aside, this tasted great, and i loved all the protein and minimal added sugar! thank yooooou!

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