Stuff your French toast with an irresistible blend of cream cheese, peanut butter, maple syrup and more for a decadent start to your day – one serving is just 322 calories!
2 oz low-fat cream cheese
2 tbsp unsalted natural peanut butter
1/4 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
3 tsp pure maple syrup, divided
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
8 slices whole-wheat bread
2 egg whites
1/4 cup low-fat milk (preferably 1%)
1/8 tsp ground nutmeg
2 medium bananas, peeled and sliced
1 tbsp fresh orange juice
1 tsp orange zest
Olive oil cooking spray
In a small bowl, mix cream cheese, peanut butter, yogurt, 1 tsp maple syrup and cinnamon until smooth and creamy. Spread 2 1/2 tbsp cream cheese mixture onto each of 4 bread slices. Top with remaining 4 bread slices; set aside.
In a medium bowl, whisk egg whites, egg, milk and nutmeg; set aside.
In a separate small bowl, toss bananas with orange juice and zest; set aside.
Heat a medium sauté pan on medium-high. Mist with cooking spray. Immediately dip 1 sandwich in egg mixture, coating both sides, and place in pan. Repeat, cooking 2 sandwiches in pan at once. Brown sandwiches, about 1 minute per side. Remove and top with banana mixture and remaining 2 tsp maple syrup, dividing evenly. Serve immediately.
Serving Size: 1 sandwich and 1/2 cup banana mixture
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