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Guiltless French Toast

This lightened version of French toast is made with egg whites instead of whole eggs, orange juice and whole wheat bread and has less than 5 grams of fat per serving.

Southern Living OCTOBER 2009

  • Yield: Makes 4 servings
  • Prep time: 16 Minutes
  • Total: 16 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 8 egg whites
  • 1/4 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 4 whole grain bakery bread slices
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • Fresh blueberries and kiwi slices

Preparation

1. Whisk together first 4 ingredients in a shallow dish. Dip bread slices in egg mixture, coating both sides.

2. Melt butter on a griddle or in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Place bread slices on hot griddle, and pour remaining egg mixture over bread slices. Cook 3 to 4 minutes on each side or until golden. Drizzle with maple syrup, and top with fruit.

Note:

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 220
  • Fat: 4.3g
  • Saturated fat: 2.1g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.3g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.5g
  • Protein: 10.8g
  • Carbohydrate: 33.9g
  • Fiber: 2.8g
  • Cholesterol: 8mg
  • Iron: 1.7mg
  • Sodium: 290mg
  • Calcium: 58mg
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