Not-So-Hectic Morning Choices
Got 15 minutes to cook? Try these breakfast dishes.
Cinnamon Whole-Grain French Toast
6-8 slices of whole-wheat, oat, or multigrain bread
cup low-fat milk
1 teaspoon cinnamon
teaspoon vanilla (optional)
Nonstick spray or margarine
Whisk together egg, milk, cinnamon, and vanilla in a bowl. Heat a pan coated with nonstick spray or greased with margarine. Dip slices of bread in egg mixture and cook until golden brown on both sides. Serve with warm applesauce or top with Fruit and Cereal Surprise.
4 slices of whole-wheat bread
2 tablespoons all-fruit strawberry spread
Remove the crusts from the bread. Defrost the strawberries if frozen, and then mash. Spread strawberries on half of each slice of bread. Fold the bread to form a triangle. Seal edges with the all-fruit spread. Bake in a preheated 400°F oven for 5 minutes. Top with peanut butter, if desired. Serve with low-fat milk.
Fruit and Cereal Surprise
2 naval oranges, separated into segments and halved.
1 apples or pear, diced
cup seedless grapes, halved
1 banana, thinly sliced
2 tablespoons orange juice
cup low-fat granola or low-sugar whole-grain cereal
In a bowl, mix together the fruits and orange juice. Sprinkle granola or cereal over the fruit and toss lightly. Serve immediately topped with low-fat yogurt or use as a topping. Makes six ½