Soft and chewy| sweet and satisfying| this french toast is everything your brunch-loving tastebuds crave but with much fewer calories and fat. That’s because this recipe ¡ª hold onto your maple syrup! ¡ª is made without eggs or butter. It tastes so spot-on to the classic stack that my family couldn’t tell it was vegan.
The batter is made with ingredients you probably already have in your kitchen ¡ª soy milk| banana| cinnamon| and vanilla ¡ª that’s all. Fresh sourdough bread is the way to go| but you can also use sliced whole-wheat bread for an equally delicious dish.
This french toast recipe doesn’t have to wait until Sunday’s brunch. One slice is just 110 calories with .2 grams of saturated fat ¡ª a typical piece is 149 calories with 1.8 grams of saturated fat. Since it’s so low in calories and each slice offers 4.4 grams of protein| you can enjoy two slices topped with fresh fruit for a healthy breakfast any day of the week.
1 ripe banana1 cup unsweetened soy milk1/2 teaspoon cinnamon1/4 teaspoon vanilla7 slices of sourdough bread| cut in half to make 14 slices (I used a round loaf)