Mixed berry French toast won't bust calorie budget

Published On: May 06 2013 12:39:52 PM EDT
DETROIT -

When you have an active day ahead of you, you have the need for a hearty breakfast. 

Meijer Healthy Living Advisor Tina Miller has just the thing - a mixed berry french toast bake.

Mixed Berry French Toast Bake

Ingredients:
1 loaf Meijer fresh artesian French bread, cubed
6 egg whites
3 Meijer large whole eggsNuVal™ 33
1 ¾ cups Meijer fat free milkNuVal™ 91
1 teaspoon sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
½ teaspoon salt
1 package (12 oz) Meijer berry medley frozen berriesNuVal™ 91
2 tablespoons stick butterNuVal™ 1
1/3 cup packed brown sugar
Meijer non-stick extra virgin olive oil spray


Steps:    
1) Place bread cubes in a 13 inch x 9 inch baking dish coated with cooking spray.
2) In a large bowl, combine the egg whites, eggs, milk, sugar, cinnamon, vanilla and salt.
3) Pour previous mixture over bread.
4) Cover and refrigerate for 8 hours.
5) Thirty minutes before baking, remove berries from the freezer and set aside.
6) Remove baking dish from refrigerator and bake covered at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
7) In a small bowl, cut butter into brown sugar until the mixture crumbles.
8) Sprinkle berries and brown sugar mixture over French toast.
9) Bake, uncovered for 15-20 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean.
Yield: 8 servings


Nutrition  per Serving: 29kcal, 7g fat (3g saturated fat), 88mg cholesterol, 545mg sodium, 46g carbohydrate, 3g fiber, 12g protein.
Trade Ups: Substitute Meijer large eggs (NuVal™ 33) with Egglands Best large eggs (NuVal™ 44). Substitute stick butter ( NuVal™ 1) with Country Crock Plus Calcium (NuVal™ 6). Substitute Meijer fresh artesian French bread with 3 Meijer fresh artesian multi-grain demi baguettes.
Adapted From: Taste of Home. Mixed Berry French Toast Bake.

Cooking Light Fresh Food Fast. November 2009. Available at:  www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/mixed-berry-french-toast-bake. Accessed March 18th, 2013.

Comments

The views expressed below are not those of Click On Detroit, WDIV, or its affiliated companies. By clicking on "Post," you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and your comment is in compliance with such terms. Readers, please help keep this discussion respectful and on topic by flagging comments that are offensive or inappropriate (hover over the commenter's name and you'll see the flag option appear on right side of that line). And remember, respect goes both ways: Tolerance of others' opinions is important in a free discourse. If you're easily offended by strong opinions, you might skip reading comments entirely.

blog comments powered by Disqus