Hands-on time: 10 minutes
Total time: 20 minutes
- 6 egg whites
- 1 cup skim milk
- 1/4 tsp cinnamon, ground
- 1/4 tsp nutmeg, ground
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 6 slices whole-wheat French bread, each cut into 4 4-inch (1/2-inch thick) pieces
- 3 tbsp pure maple syrup
- In a shallow bowl, combine egg whites, milk, cinnamon and nutmeg.
- Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Dip both sides of bread pieces in egg mixture.
- Cooking in batches, place bread pieces in a single layer in skillet and cook 3 to 5 minutes on each side, or until lightly browned and egg is cooked through. Serve with syrup.
Nutrients per serving (4 sticks and 1/2 tbsp maple syrup): Calories: 147, Total Fat: 3.5 g, Sat. Fat: 0.5 g, Carbs: 21 g, Fiber: 2 g, Sugars: 10 g, Protein: 9 g, Sodium: 210 mg, Cholesterol: 1 mg
French Toast Sticks can be frozen in an airtight storage container for up to 2 weeks. To enjoy, remove from freezer and thaw completely. Heat in a skillet coated with olive oil cooking spray over medium heat for 2 to 4 minutes or until heated through.