French Toast

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!

French Toast | Slimming & Weight Watchers Friendly

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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?

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; 

  • Bread

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!

  • Banana
  • 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.

French Toast | Slimming & Weight Watchers Friendly

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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314kcal 4

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  1. Beat the eggs in a bowl. Mix in the cinnamon and sukrin gold until the mixture turns a caramel brown.
  2. Place a large frying pan on a low heat and spray with Low calorie cooking spray. Place a slice of bread into the egg mixture, flip it over, press down gently and then place in the frying pan. Do this for the remaining slices of bread. Fry until golden on one side (takes around 2 minutes) and then turn and do the same for the other side.
  3. Serve warm with your choice of fruit, fromage frais and syrup!

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