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Cinnamon French Toast

by Jo Ellen Shield, MED RD LD and Mary Mullen, MS RD

Servings: 6 (1 Slice Per Serving)
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Slice
    
Amount per serving
Calories 123
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.3g 
 Saturated Fat 0.6g 
Cholesterol 61mg 
Sodium 189mg 
Total Carbohydrate 16.2g 
 Dietary Fiber 2g 
Protein 8.4g 
 

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

This version of French toast uses whole-wheat bread and fat-free milk for a healthier option.

Ingredients

2 large eggs
½ cup fat-free milk
½ teaspoon vanilla
1½ teaspoon ground cinnamon, or to taste
6 slices whole-wheat bread
Cooking spray
Light pancake syrup or sliced fresh fruit (optional)

Directions

  1. Thoroughly mix eggs, milk, vanilla and cinnamon.
  2. Dip both sides of the bread slices, one at a time, into egg mixture. Redip if necessary, until all of the egg mixture is absorbed into the bread.
  3. Spray a nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Heat over medium heat.
  4. Place dipped bread slices on heated skillet. Cook 2 to 3 minutes per side or until both sides are golden brown.
  5. Drizzle with pancake syrup or top with sliced fresh fruit (optional).
  6. Serve warm.
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About the authors:

Jo Ellen Shield MED RD LD

Jo Ellen Shield, MED RD LD

Jodie Shield (Jo Ellen Shield) is co-author of "Healthy Eating, Healthy Weight for Kids and Teens" from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, published by Eat Right Press, Chicago, iL. Visit Jodie's website at healthyeatingforfamilies.com.
Mary C Mullen MS RD

Mary Mullen, MS RD

Co-author of "Healthy Eating, Healthy Weight for Kids and Teens" from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, published by Eat Right Press, Chicago, iL. Visit Mary's website at healthyeatingforfamilies.com.

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