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French Toast

Yield 2 servings (serving size: 1 slice french toast and 1 tablespoon syrup)
This French toast is lower in carbs than a traditional version because it has reduced-carb whole wheat bread and is topped with sugar-free syrup instead of powdered sugar.

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons fat-free milk
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 (1-ounce) slices reduced-carb whole wheat bread (such as Arnold)
  • 1 tablespoon light butter
  • 2 tablespoons sugar-free maple-flavored syrup

Nutrition Information

  • calories 144
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 7.1 g
  • satfat 2.8 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 8.6 g
  • carbohydrate 13.9 g
  • fiber 3.1 g
  • cholesterol 117 mg
  • iron 1.1 mg
  • sodium 382 mg
  • calcium 88 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 5 ingredients in a shallow dish, stirring well with a whisk. Add bread to dish; let stand 5 minutes, turning once.

  2. Melt butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add bread slices; cook 3 to 4 minutes on each side or until browned and crisp. Serve with sugar-free syrup.

  3. Note: The bread we analyzed for in this recipe has 9 grams of carbohydrate and 3 grams of fiber per slice.

  4. carbo rating: 11

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