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Cinnabun French Toast

October 7, 2014
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As a self proclaimed “French Toast” queen, I thought I had it all figured out this past year.  I had stack upon stack upon stack of French toast in all kinds of flavors and different combinations of toppings.  They were all delicious but a couple of months ago, I started experimenting a bit more and I think my recipe for French Toast has been forever changed… nothing drastic at all, but I found that if you add Trutein protein powder TO the egg mixture, it not only adds extra flavor BUT it also makes the cooked bread much thicker and fluffier (VOLUME EATING)!!!  This little combination of vanilla, cinnamon AND the amazingly delicious (and addictive) Trader Joe’s Cookie Butter is a home run.  This stack, exactly as shown, has been my go to pre workout meal of choice for the past 2 months or so…. words can’t even describe the party in my mouth every day.

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Cinnabun French Toast

Serves 1
Prep time 5 minutes
Cook time 5 minutes
Total time 10 minutes
Meal type Breakfast

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Vanilla MuscleEgg egg whites
  • 1/2 scoop Cinnabun Trutein Protein
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 slices of your favorite bread (** I use Ezekiel or Nature's Harvest **)
  • 2 tablespoons Maple or Walden's Syrup
  • 1 tablespoon Trader Joe's Cookie Butter
  • 2 heaped tablespoons Fat Free Whipped Cream

Directions

Step 1
Combine egg whites, vanilla, almond milk, cinnamon, and protein in a large shallow bowl. Mix well.
Step 2
Soak slices of bread for 2-5 minutes until little to no more liquid remains in the bowl.
Step 3
Preheat a large skillet/pan and coat with non stick spray. Set to medium heat.
Step 4
Cook French toast 2-3 minutes per side until golden brown.
Step 5
Cut and top with optional cookie butter, whipped cream, and syrup.

Note

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION: calories- 322, protein- 33 g, carbs- 36 g, fat 7 g

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1 Comment

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    Emily @ It Comes Naturally Blog
    October 9, 2014 at 12:11 pm

    I had french toast last week as a pre-workout breakfast, but I ended up feeling really sick and woozy during my workout. I wondered if the protein was sitting in my stomach while the blood went to my muscles – have you ever experienced this?

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