Berry French Toast

Berry French Toast
Berry French Toast

Your days of chemotherapy can be tough enough. 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!

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

1 large egg

4 large egg 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.


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Who doesn’t love potatoes? When you have a sore throat or mouth try this smooth and creamy dish – a different take on mashed potatoes, with Creamed Double Potatoes. Easy to tolerate when you are not feeling well, and will give you a dose of vitamins and fiber, as well.


Creamed Double Potatoes

Sweet potatoes are rich in Beta Carotene and vitamins. This will be easy to tolerate and you are getting valuable nutrition.


Makes 8 Servings


1 3/4 pounds baking potatoes

1 3/4 pounds Louisiana yams (sweet potatoes)

3 tablespoons butter

1/3 cup skim milk

2 tablespoons honey


1. In large pot, cover both types of potatoes with water and boil 40 minutes or until tender. Peel potatoes and place in mixing bowl with butter, blending until smooth.

2. Gradually add milk and honey, beating until creamy.


Nutritional information per serving

Calories 240, Protein (g) 4, Carbohydrate (g) 47, Fat (g) 5, Cal. from Fat (%) 17, Saturated Fat (g) 1, Dietary Fiber (g) 5, Cholesterol (mg) 0, Sodium (mg) 74, Diabetic Exchanges: 3 starch, 1 fat



Potatoes are rich in Vitamins B6, C, iron, magnesium, niacin, and potassium. Sweet potatoes provide Vitamins A, B6, and C.


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With over 1 million cookbooks sold, Holly Clegg has become a culinary expert on easy, healthy and practical recipes through her best-selling trim&TERRIFIC® cookbook series, including the more targeted health focused cookbooks, Diabetic Cooking with the American Diabetes Association, Eating Well Through Cancer and Eating Well to Fight Arthritis. Clegg has appeared on Fox & Friends, NBC Weekend Today, QVC, The 700 Club, USA Today, Web MD and The Huffington Post. She partnered with Walmart for healthy videos and also has a phone application, Mobile Rush-Hour Recipes. For more information, visit or The Healthy Cooking Blog for more recipes and tips.
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