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Recipe: Pumpkin spice french toast

Ingredients:

  • 8 slices light whole – grain bread (approximately 50 calories per slice)
  • 1.5 scoops vanilla whey protein powder (used ps whey vanilla cake)
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk (or milk of choice)
  • 2 whole eggs
  • 3 egg whites
  • 2/3 cup pumpkin puree
  • 3 TBSP. Granulated stevia
  • 2 TSP. Cinnamon (adjust according to taste)
  • 3/4 TSP. Ground nutmeg pinch of salt

Directions:

  1. In a mixing bowl, whisk together eggs, whites, milk, pumpkin, stevia, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt until smooth. Slowly whisk in protein powder and mix until well blended.
  2. Spray large skillet pan with nonstick spray and place over medium-high heat.
  3. Soak each slice of bread on both sides in egg mixture and place onto pre-heated skillet.
  4. Cook for about 3-4 minutes or until golden brown on the underside and then flip. Cook for an additional 1-2 minutes or until golden brown on the underside. NOTE: You might need to adjust cooking time depending upon the heat of your cooking surface.
  5. Once cooked, remove French toast from pan and set aside. Repeat the process until all French toast is cooked. Enjoy

Optional:  Top with your favorite sugar-free syrup and/or fresh fruit (not included in nutrition data).

Nutrition Data Per Serving (recipe serves four):

  • Calories: 220
  • Protein: 22 grams
  • Carbohydrates: 22 grams (7 grams fiber)
  • Fat: 4.5 grams