flax french toast.

by Janetha on April 22, 2013

in product review,recipes

hey, there! hope you had a great monday.

my day was filled with the usual to-dos.. monday morning meetings, porting the pups to and from daycare, my weekly meeting at GPP, a workout, a walk, lots of water, not enough veggies, and some delicious french toast.

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i recently received some of ezekiel’s flax sprouted grain bread and immediately knew it needed to be french-toasted.

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this bread is perfect for french toast because it is very dense and soaks up the french toast batter (can we call it batter??) perfectly.

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the organic flax seed coating adds a nice texture and nutty flavor not found in your typical french toast.

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i like pancakes, waffles, crepes, and biscuits.. but my all time favorite bready breakfast has to be french toast!

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this nondairy, vegetarian recipe is high in fiber, protein, and vitamins B and C. it is low in sodium and sugar. it is free from preservatives and artificial ingredients. basically, this is the best french toast on the blogging block.

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flax french toast
prep & cook time: 10 minutes
serves one

ingredients:

  • 2 slices of ezekiel flax bread
  • 1 large egg
  • 3 TB egg whites
  • 1/4 cup almond milk
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla bean paste or extract
  • toppings of choice (syrup, powdered sugar, sliced fresh fruit, peanut butter, etc)

directions:

  1. heat a skillet or griddle sprayed with cooking spray to medium heat.
  2. whisk together eggs, whites, milk, cinnamon, and vanilla.
  3. saturate both sides of each slice of bread in egg mixture and place on heated surface. let cook for 2-3 minutes.
  4. flip slices of bread and let cook for an additional 2-3 minutes.
  5. serve immediately with toppings of choice.

nutritional information (pre-toppings):

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mmm.. breakfast. my favorite meal of the day.. any time of day.

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Qs~

1. what’s your favorite bready breakfast item?

2. what’s your favorite meal of the day?

xo. janetha g.

*i received ezekiel bread free for review. no compensation was provided for this post.

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April April 22, 2013 at 9:07 pm

Mmm…this looks so good! I need to have a lazy Saturday morning to enjoy this.

Bready item: a good donut or cinnamon roll. It can’t be a yucky stale or generic donut. Fresh.

Favorite meal is totally brunch. I am a big fan of eggs benedict, french toast, bacon, and frittatas but waking up late in order to enjoy them.

Lisa April 22, 2013 at 9:38 pm

Oh man, I love the idea of using flax bread, I haven’t had french toast in so long now.
My favorite meal is for sure Breakfast. I always look forward to it in the morning.
And think about it going to bed…I don’t know if that’s a good thing;)

Julie April 22, 2013 at 11:32 pm

I love French toast. I haven’t had a good one in a long time though!

Michelle @ Eat Move Balance April 23, 2013 at 3:12 am

Every time I try to narrow down to one favorite meal of the day, I get stuck. It just can’t happen!! I think I have a favorite meal for each type of meal of the day! :)

Allison @ Life's a Bowl April 23, 2013 at 4:01 am

Breakfast is my favorite meal – brunch and brinner too :) I’m a big fan of pancakes and waffles, but should start incorporating French toast into the mix! I tried that bread too and loved how much flax was around the edges.

Erica April 23, 2013 at 4:38 am

YUM! A while back I made a completely vegan french toast and loved it. Its been a while since I gave it a go. The egg does add something though- I need to try your recipe!

1. what’s your favorite bready breakfast item? Pancakes for sure…or biscuits….or waffles…or…I love bread

2. what’s your favorite meal of the day? hmmm probably breakfast!

lindsay April 23, 2013 at 5:38 am

i keep telling ezekiel to make some GF bread for me please.. sigh, no luck.
;-)

Janetha April 23, 2013 at 9:00 am
Jessica April 23, 2013 at 11:31 am

I can vouch for the GF Raisin Pecan

Sam @ Better With Sprinkles April 23, 2013 at 5:49 am

Making french toast for dinner tomorrow night…definitely one of the tastiest breakfast options! I haven’t had it in a while, so I’m excited :-D

Melissa April 23, 2013 at 6:28 am

Yum! I wish I could eat that bread. I miss french toast :-( I haven’t found a GF bread that holds up once it’s wet, even if I make it stale first

I need that vibrating fork, however, not for $99!

Katie @ Talk Less, Say More April 23, 2013 at 6:52 am

Mmmm Mmmmm….I never ended up making it into french toast, though I REALLY wanted to but I loved it so much as regular toast that next thing I knew it was gone! haha!

kristen @ livinlifeinlouie April 23, 2013 at 8:30 am

pancakes for me!

Lindsay April 23, 2013 at 9:22 am

Whoops meant to say their Sprouted bread needs to be GF

Sarah @ The Smart Kitchen April 23, 2013 at 11:02 am

I LOVE that bread, but I have been using it just to make toast. The non-international kind.

Maybe I should attempt to perfect my French?

[Especially because this seems to be the current blog world trend in breakfasts. And now that I’ve relaxed my veganism even MORE than I had, I can partake.]

Roz@weightingfor50 April 23, 2013 at 12:01 pm

This looks delicious. I love “breakfast” for any meal of the day. Nothing wrong with scrambled eggs for dinner! As for the bready type of breakfast? Bagels, with cream cheese and smoked salmon. BTW…belated happy “blogiversary”!

Linz @ Itz Linz April 23, 2013 at 12:31 pm

i got this bread too and am totaaaaally loving it! love how grainy and seedy it is!!

Heather @ Kiss My Broccoli April 23, 2013 at 2:27 pm

Favorite meal of the day is most definitely BREAKFAST!! I could eat it all day every day! And you know me girl, I love my pancakes! But really, I’m a breadaholic in general! I LOVE French toast, biscuits and gravy (or jam and sausage), waffles, bagels, donuts (though I wouldn’t touch a Krispy Kreme…unglazed CAKE all the way), though I’m not a huge fan of croissants, wait did I say biscuits already?! ;)

I’ve actually been on a bit of a French toast kick lately. I made some the other day with some potatoes on top (err, I mean PEARS!…wtf?!) I had no idea this Ezekiel bread had so much protein in it…I’ll have to check it out for sure!

And dude!! HAND OVER that pop tart sandwich, would ya?! Holy jesus!!

Janetha April 23, 2013 at 2:59 pm

hahahahahaha your potatoes comment just made me LOL i love you

Meghan @ After the Ivy League April 23, 2013 at 6:01 pm

Yum! I love french toast, and breakfast is definitely my favorite meal of the day. Having breakfast for dinner is a pretty common thing around these parts haha, it’s just so good!

Jenny April 23, 2013 at 6:17 pm

I love Ezekial bread! I’ll have to be on the lookout for this Flax variety.

Breakfast is definitely my favorite meal…I think it’s because morning is when I’m most alert and energized and therefore I’m just in a better mood in general :)

Heather April 24, 2013 at 7:03 am

I am obsessed with Cream Cheese and Bagels!!! YUMMY I could eat those for bfast lunch and dinner! My fav meal though has to be lunch!

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