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Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Strawberry Topped French Toast

So I thought I'd share a favorite breakfast at our house. French Toast. We love our french toast, and have a little family secret that makes it extra good! We also tested out a new idea from the Meal Makeover Moms: a strawberry topping.
 

So here's the basics for a good french toast. I love making it battered style with a little pancake mix thrown into the standard eggs and milk. Try it, it's awesome!
 

Here is our usual toppings for french toast: peanut butter and homemade maple syrup. Now I am very picky about my syrup and have passed on my good taste to my children. I usually pass up pancakes and the like at hotels, community breakfasts ect because I HATE the yucky cold syrup out of the bottle...ewwwww! Also if you haven't tried the peanut butter on pancakes/french toast/waffles it is soooo good!
 

So here's the idea from Meal Makeover Moms they are nutritionists with some fun ideas, we'll have to try some more out. This is just some frozen strawberries, a little water and some sugar boiled down a bit. www.mealmakeovermoms.com
 

My little breakfast helper. She was so proud of cracking her own egg!
 

Little sister wasn't so sure about the strawberry sauce (although she is always the first to eat 2-3 strawberries whenever I pull them out to wash) so she tried the dipping method. Overall it was pretty good. But I kind of like sliced fresh strawberries and a little cool whip on top of my french toast better!
 

A happy little guy, he loves "beckfast time" and "cakes" (he calls french toast and waffles cakes too)
 
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9 comments:

Chef in Training

love this! The strawberry topping looks great! I am following you now and would love to have you check out my blog and follow me too! Thanks!
-Nikki
http://chef-n-training.blogspot.com/

Katie @ This Chick Cooks

These look good. I love the meal makeover moms. Their recipes are always so healthy. I'd love for you to come over and share this french toast at These Chicks Cooked Recipe Spotlight. Have a good one, Stacy!
Katie

Kaysi

What a fun blog you have!!! I love all the ideas that you have for making food fun!

Kaysi
keeping it simple

Shore Girl

Looks yummy! I make something called Fluffy French Toast -- it's dipped in batter too -- we like it better than the regular - like you!
I also make a blueberry sauce like your strawberry one -- only difference is I put a little corn starch in to thicken it.
BTW - thanks for your sweet comment on my blog!

Rita May

You're so smart to get the kids involved. They will eat what they "cook".
The cheese cutout on the burgers is so cute. I'm doing that!
Rita from MAY DAYS

Amy@happylittleparty.blogspot.com

Thanks for stopping by my blog and commenting! You have a great blog and I can't wait to see more. My kids think everything I make is disgusting! (because it's not Ramen or Mac n' cheese)
see you soon
xoxo
amy

Amy

What a delicious recipe! How wonderful you've got a little cutie helper in the kitchen! Thanks for sharing.

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Katie @ This Chick Cooks

Stacy, Thanks for stopping in to show off your french toast and strawberry topping at These Chicks Cook. Hope you can come back by and share another recipe Wednesday. Enjoy your weekend :)
Katie

Miz Helen

Your little ones are just precious! Yummy strawberry topping. That looks like a great breakfast. Thanks for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and come back soon!

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