French Toast With Raspberry Coulis

Wednesday, February 12, 2020, in Nutrition, Recipes by

French toast is a classic brunch favourite that doesn’t have to be nearly as naughty as you may think! This perfect combo of protein and carbs will help boost your metabolism and give your body the nourishment it needs. Just don’t undo all your good work by smothering it in sugary syrup! This recipe is soy free and vegetarian. Simple adjustments will make it dairy free (use milk alternative eg. almond milk) and gluten free (use gluten free bread). 

Serves 1. Energy 2251kJ, Carbs 63g, Fat 18g, Saturated Fat 5g, Protein 25g, Sugar 18g.

 

INGREDIENTS

2 slices wholegrain bread
2 eggs, lightly beaten
2 tbsp milk or milk alternative
1 tsp vanilla
pinch of salt
1 tsp cinnamon
Canola spray
1C frozen raspberries
2 tsp honey, rice malt syrup or sweetener of your choice

 

METHOD

1. Prepare the raspberry coulis by placing the raspberries, 1 tbsp water and honey/sweetener in a small saucepan over medium heat. Bring to the boil, reduce heat and cooking for approximately 10 minutes or until mixture thickens and forms a sauce-like consistency.
2. Meanwhile combine egg, milk and salt and soak each slice of bread in mixture. Make sure you turn the bread over so it soaks through with the egg mixture.
3. Heat medium fry pan over medium heat and spray with canola oil, once it heats up add soaked bread. Cook for 2 minutes each side or until golden.
4. Remove toast from pan and sprinkle with cinnamon. Top with raspberry coulis. Serve immediately.



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