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Plate of finished french toast with berries and syrup.

Healthy French Toast

Healthy French Toast made with 6 simple ingredients that is vegan and refined sugar free! This vegan twist on a comfort classic is easy to make and much healthier than the traditional recipe.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American, Vegan
Servings 5 servings

Ingredients
 

  • 5-6 large thick slices of bread
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 2 tbsp. flax meal
  • 1 tbsp. pure maple syrup
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp. cinnamon

Instructions
 

  • In a small shallow bowl add almond milk, flax meal, vanilla, maple syrup, cinnamon and stir until incorporated. Allow mixture to sit for 5 minutes to thicken.
  • Heat a large skillet over medium low heat and grease with your preferred method. I used a nonstick olive oil cooking spray.
  • Once your pan is hot take your bread and drench it into the batter on both sides. Place the bread onto the skillet and cook until golden brown about 3-4 minutes on each side.
  • It is important not to have your pan too hot as the french toast will not cook properly and will burn. Low to medium heat is best for this recipe.
  • Serve immediately with your choice of toppings. I like mine with fresh fruit and warm maple syrup.
  • Enjoy!

Notes

  • A thick sturdy bread works best for french toast. I used Sourdough. Sandwich bread is too soft and will result in soggy French Toast. 
  • It is important not to use high heat with this recipe. It will quickly burn, low to medium heat works best. 

Nutrition

Calories: 90kcalCarbohydrates: 16gProtein: 3gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 146mgPotassium: 51mgFiber: 2gSugar: 4gCalcium: 47mgIron: 1mg
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