If you think French Toast is off the menu, then you need to try our slimming-friendly version – perfect if you’re calorie counting or following a diet plan like Weight Watchers!
For the full list of ingredients and comprehensive instructions, please see the recipe card at the end of this post. Before you scroll, there’s important stuff in the blurb 👍
This French Toast is so easy to make, and it’s something that you can even give to the kids. They will adore it, we promise! It’s a really versatile recipe, for the whole family.
We’ve got loads of tasty breakfast recipes for you to try – why not take a look?
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How many Calories are in this French Toast?
There are 314 calories in each portion of our slimming friendly French Toast. This means it falls into our Everyday Light recipe category.
This recipe is perfect if you’re following a calorie controlled diet, and fits well with any one of the major diet plans such as Weight Watchers.
As a guide, an average man needs around 2,500kcal (10,500kJ) a day to maintain a healthy body weight. For an average woman, that figure is around 2,000kcal (8,400kJ) a day. Obviously, if your goal is to lose weight then you might want to adjust these slightly! You can read more about these recommendations on the NHS website.
What diets is this French Toast suitable for?
This recipe is suitable if you’re gluten free as long as you swap out the following ingredients for gluten free versions;
You could also enjoy this French Toast if you’re dairy free.
Please make sure to double, and triple check all of your ingredients if you’re cooking for people with allergies.
How Weight Watchers friendly is this French Toast?
There are 4 Points in this indulgent tasting breakfast! Just remember to add on any Points for whatever you choose to serve with it.
How to make this French Toast
This quick and easy breakfast will be ready in a flash! Here’s a summary;
- Beat the eggs with the sweetener and cinnamon
- Dip each piece of bread into the egg mixture and fry gently in a frying pan with some Low calorie cooking spray until golden, then flip and cook the second side
- Serve with your choice of accompaniment from the list below
What should you should serve with French Toast?
Any of the following go really well with French Toast. It’s one of those dishes that goes with pretty much anything. You could also just serve it on its own!
- Fresh/frozen berries
- Fat free yoghurt
- Agave syrup
- Low calorie ice cream
- Reduced fat aerosol cream
Whatever accompaniment you choose, don’t forget to account for the extra calories and/or other nutritional values.
Do you need any special ingredients to make French Toast?
There are no special ingredients in this recipe – you can pick up everything you need from your supermarket.
If you don’t fancy cinnamon, you could add whatever sweet spices you fancy. Ginger, mixed spice, cocoa powder or vanilla would all work really well too.
You can also serve this with whatever you fancy. Why not make it into a dessert with some Choc Shot or some jam?
Just remember to check the Points and nutritional values of whatever you choose to change or use.
Can you cook French Toast another way?
You need to cook this recipe as per the method below.
How do you know when French Toast is cooked?
You should cook this French Toast until both sides are golden brown and the middle has a slight wobble which means the egg is cooked.
This should take around 5 minutes on the hob.
How long can you keep French Toast in the fridge?
Once you’ve served it, ideally you should eat this dish within 4 hours.
If you allow any left overs to cool, make sure to refrigerate in a container with a lid and chill. You can keep leftovers of French Toast in the fridge for approximately 3 days or so.
Can I freeze French Toast?
This recipe is not suitable for freezing.
How do I reheat French Toast?
From chilled: Place in a microwave proof container with loosely fitting lid and heat for 4-7 minutes until piping hot.
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Our 6 month planner features 26 recipes – which are not available anywhere else. We have all the details on our Planner page.
We’ve been squirrelling away doing squirelly things behind the scenes and can finally announce that our very first cookbook is available NOW!!
The book features 100 recipes – around 80 of them BRAND NEW and not available anywhere else. Full colour photographs, hardback, a quality book that will stand up to frequent use!
Each recipe has been taste tested by twenty members of the Pinch of Nom community to ensure that they are amazing. Check out our cookbook page for more information!