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Healthy Gingerbread French Toast

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Bite it! Hungry Girl's Very Merry Gingerbread French Toast
HG's Very Merry Gingerbread French Toast

Gingerbread Fan

Skip all other recipes you find for this holiday-spiced b-fast! And be ready to multiply this recipe, because everyone is gonna want a plate...

Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 5 minutes

Ingredients:
1/3 cup egg whites or fat-free liquid egg substitute (like Egg Beaters Original)
2 tsp. molasses
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
1/2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
1/4 tsp. ground ginger
2 tsp. light whipped butter or light buttery spread (like Brummel & Brown)
2 slices light bread
1 tsp. powdered sugar
Optional topping: sugar-free pancake syrup

Directions:
In a wide bowl, combine egg whites/substitute, molasses, vanilla extract, pumpkin pie spice, and ginger. Whisk until uniform.

Bring a large skillet sprayed with nonstick spray to medium heat. Add butter, and let it coat the bottom.

Meanwhile, coat the bread slices on all sides with egg mixture.

Cook egg-coated bread until golden brown, about 2 minutes per side.

Serve sprinkled with powdered sugar.

MAKES 1 SERVING

Serving Size: entire recipe (2 slices)
Calories: 227
Fat: 4.5g
Sodium: 406mg
Carbs: 32.5g
Fiber: 5g
Sugars: 12.5g
Protein: 14g

PointsPlus® value 6*

Fight it! Gingerbread French Toast, Average
Gingerbread French Toast, Average

Dangerbread Man!

Gingerbread cookies and sliceable gingerbread are irresistible -- that rich, spicy flavor is just too good. And finding a way to fit that flavor profile into breakfast? That's a reason to celebrate! However, the nutritional problems with French toast are easy to spot: whole eggs, carby bread, fat-packed butter, etc. But we've made over a bazillion different kinds of French toast, so we were up to the challenge. It was just a matter of getting the yummy flavors into that egg wash for the perfect sugar 'n spice taste. Give your breakfast the holiday flare you crave... Guilt-free!

Serving Size: 2 slices
Calories: 511
Fat: 19g
Sodium: 450mg
Carbs: 66.5g
Fiber: 5g
Sugars: 31.5g
Protein: 15g

PointsPlus® value 13*

 
 

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