I have been on a French toast kick lately.
I think this is due in part to all of my frantic running around. Not ever really knowing if I’m coming or going.
I mean, it’s one thing to wake up and forget what day it is. It’s another thing entirely, to have my calendar virtually tied to my waist so that I will never forget where I’m supposed to be or where I’m supposed to go.
Yes. This is exactly why I have been on a French toast kick lately.
Because there’s something—something—comforting about having a few spare moments in the morning to just…mmm…breathe. I even read the newspaper(!!)
I can’t quite place my finger on it, but French toast, to me, signifies the very thought of slowing down. It’s relaxed and easy. Not at all fussy or needy.
Yes. I have been on a French toast kick lately. And I really don’t think I’ll be stopping any time soon.
Everyone has a favorite French toast recipe. This one is my favorite, go-to breakfast recipe for during the week. It feels special. It’s healthy. And it’s as simple as they come. Enjoy this breakfast with your favorite combination of fruit and nut butters. Blueberries and strawberries would be a wonderful touch, as would a thick and creamy Greek yogurt. Just have fun with it!
- 2 whole eggs (or 1 whole egg + 2 egg whites)
- splash of milk
- splash of vanilla
- dash of sea salt
- 2 slices Ezekiel bread (or your favorite whole wheat bread)
- 1 banana, cut in half lengthwise
- 1 Tbsp. almond butter
- sprinkle of coconut
- Heat nonstick pan over medium heat. Spray with cooking spray.
- Whisk together eggs, milk, cinnamon, vanilla, and sea salt. Dunk in bread slices, flip to coat other side, and place on heated pan. Place bananas in pan alongside french toast. Let french toast cook until underside has browned. Flip and continue cooking until desired doneness. Bananas may be flipped at any time, as they begin to brown.
- Place french toast on plate, smash banana on top, and drizzle almond butter over the top. Sprinkle with coconut and ENJOY! 😀
Mmmm…. Can i come over for breakfast?! French toast is my favorite breakfast! Right now, I’m on a smoothie kick. Specifically, Kath’s Dough Boy Smoothie 🙂
Oh, I’ll have to try that one! 😀
that looks delicious! I was just thinking about making pb&b french toast, but I don’t take the time to do it during the week. I just make a big old bowl of yogurt mess and it works for me.
Love that sauteed banana…what a great idea!
I’ve been obsessed with shredded wheat and grape nuts for breakfast lately.
I’ve never tried french toast. I really want to, though, because this looks super delicious!
LOVE French Toast!! 🙂
That sounds so good!! I’ve never had almond butter…I think I need to pick some up.
GOSH! At first I thought there´s a toast with butter, mustard, pickled cucumbers and onion on picture #3! And I didn´t consider it bad. 😀
My favourite breakfast? Home-made (in the best case, myself-made) apple pie or apple strudel, warm, please. A huge mug of tea+milk. Or, if there´s a generous amount of time, scrambled eggs with something green on top and just the right bit of cummin. Mmm… a plan for tomorrow.
My current favorite breakfast is the pancakes I make on Saturday and Sunday mornings (I have peanut butter oatmeal the rest of the week for speed and love, otherwise). But now you’ve reminded me that french toast has to be one of the best foods for morning, noon, or night. I’m buying a loaf of bread today 🙂 Yours looks beautiful!
That looks so fantastic! My current favorite breakfast is a pastry from our local European style bakery. This morning, I had a cheese danish and it was perfect!
yowza, i need to get in on that banana action next time i make french toast.