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Whole Wheat French Toast with Quick Berry Sauce

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  • Pamper your sweetheart's heart with a Valentine's Day breakfast of berry-sauced whole wheat French toast.

       Pamper your sweetheart's heart with a Valentine's Day breakfast of berry-sauced whole wheat French toast.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

 

2 slices whole wheat bread

1 egg

cup skim milk

teaspoon vanilla extract

teaspoon cinnamon

2 tablespoons water

4 ounces frozen strawberries

4 ounces frozen raspberries

teaspoon zero-calorie sweetener

Cut slices of bread in half diagonally.

In a medium bowl, whisk together an egg, milk, vanilla and cinnamon. Dip the bread into the egg mixture until it is evenly coated on both sides; set aside.

Spray a large skillet with cooking spray and place over medium heat. When pan is hot, cook the bread until golden brown on both sides. Remove to a plate and keep warm.

For the sauce: In a microwave-safe bowl, heat the water and berries on High until hot and soft, about 5 minutes. Stir in calorie sweetener.

Serve the French toast warm with sauce drizzled over the top.

Serves two.

Nutrition values per serving: 155 calories, 3 g fat, 24 g carbohydrate, 4.5 g fiber, 10 g sugar, 7.5 g protein, 80 mg cholesterol, 176 mg sodium.

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