Berry French Toast-Featured in Day of Chemo Chapter
Your days of chemotherapy can be tough enough. In my Day of Chemotherapy Chapter I have included easy recipes that are also easy on your stomach during these challenging days.There is no need for extra work as Berry French Toast is a make- ahead breakfast everyone will enjoy. Use your favorite – berries fresh or frozen and enjoy this incredible version of French toast. Not only is it delicious but the berries provided a good source of Vitamin C and Potassium!
Breakfast All Day Long with French Toast
Berry French Toast is featured in the Day of chemotherapy chapter of Eating Well Through Cancer cookbook. Sometimes breakfast is easier to eat as it usually a lighter food. If you like breakfast, you can eat it for any meal as what’s most important is you eat food for energy and nourishment. In this French toast recipe, you can use whatever berries are in season or available, or even make the recipe without any berries–always adapt any recipe to your taste buds.
Berry French Toast from Eating Well Through Cancer Cookbook
Use whatever fresh berries you can find or pull them out of the freezer and enjoy this incredible version of French toast. Try using whole grain bread.
Makes 8 servings
5 cups mixed berries (strawberries and blueberries, etc.)
1/4 cup sugar plus 1 tablespoon sugar, divided
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
4egg whites, beaten
1 cup skim milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 (16-ounce) loaf French bread, sliced in 1-inch slices
1. Preheat oven 350°F. In an oblong 2-quart casserole, put berries, 1/4 cup sugar, and cinnamon.
2. In large bowl combine egg, egg whites, milk, and vanilla. Add bread and soak 5 minutes turning half way through. Arrange bread in one layer over berries. Sprinkle with remaining sugar.
3. Bake 25 – 30 minutes or until bread is golden. Serve with berry juice and berries.
Nutritional information per serving Calories 253, Protein (g) 9, Carbohydrate (g) 48, Fat (g) 3, Cal. from Fat (%) 10, Saturated Fat (g) 1, Dietary Fiber (g) 4, Cholesterol (mg) 27, Sodium (mg) 396, Diabetic Exchanges: 0.5 very lean meat, 2 starch, 1 fruit
Breakfast foods can be eaten in the morning or evening. The berries provide a good source of Vitamin C and potassium, and fiber is in relatively good supply, too.