Slimmed Down French Toast Recipe
Good Housekeeping.com slims down traditional French toast by using low-fat milk and egg whites. The result is a familiar taste with half of the fat and a third of the cholesterol.
Whip up a batter of eggs, milk and vanilla. After dipping in bread slices, cook until slightly brown. Skip the powered white sugar and opt for maple syrup insteadyoull save on calories and get a dose of antioxidants.
Maple syrup has been shown to strengthen the immune system and promote a healthy heart.
2large egg whites
3/4cup(s) low-fat (1%) milk
1/4teaspoon(s) vanilla extract
2teaspoon(s) margarine or butter
8slice(s) firm whole wheat bread
Fresh blackberries, raspberries, and blueberries (optional)
Click here for the written directions at goodhousekeeping.com.
Yield: Serves four
Total Time: 23 minutes
Nutrition: Calories 300, Total Fat 9g, Saturated Fat 2g, Cholesterol 56mg, Sodium 755mg, Total Carbohydrate 46g , Dietary Fiber 6g, Sugars 0g, Protein 12g
Excellent source of: Manganese, Zinc