Peanut Butter Berry French Toast

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As fancy as this may look, it’s actually a really simple recipe that you can whip up in less than 15 mins (maybe longer if the kids are helping). The ingredients don’t have any fancy ‘superfoods’ and can be easily accessed from your local supermarket. I don’t use any added sugar in this recipe, but you can add some honey or your own sweetener if you wish. If you want to go for something natural, pairing this with bananas it also great!

I used blueberries because I happened to have some, but you could always change them to any berries that are in season, or even bananas.

Ingredients

2 slices of wholewheat toast (or any toast of your choice)
1 large egg
1 tbsp milk (you can skip this to make it dairy-free)
handful of berries
nut butter (I used peanut butter, w/o added sugar & oil)
pinch of cinnamon (optional)
natural yogurt (try to look for ones w/o added sugar)
butter

Method

Beat the egg, milk and cinnamon together in a shallow wide bowl. Spread the peanut butter onto one side of the toast and dunk the other side into the egg mixture.

Heat some butter in a fry pan (I used non-stick) and place a piece of toast into the pan, peanut butter side facing up. Throw a bunch of blueberries onto the toast and place the other piece of toast on top, pressing them together with a spatula.

When one side has browned nicely, carefully flip the stack over and pan fry the other side. Use a spatula or press the two pieces of toast together, or do what I did and put a plate on top.

Cut the toast in half to serve. Top with yogurt, more berries, nuts, cinnamon or anything you like.

This recipe is definitely not just for kids. Double or triple the portion for a lovely weekend family breakfast!

-R.L.