The other day I really wanted a pb&j and I also really wanted french toast so I made both and I decided to try to make it refined sugar free and as healthy as possible. Sometimes you crave that really sweet and creamy flavour of a pb&j but there are so many ways to satisfy that craving in a healthier way.  I swapped out your regular berry jelly for a chia version of jam, and used natural, homemade nut buter (ingredients ideally should be just nuts!), and of course veganized the egg batter with whole plant ingredients. I don’t know about you but this is like my two favourite things are having a baby and I’m really happy about it!!

Ingredients

4 slices of stale bread (I used a small GF sourdough loaf made by my neighbour)

4 tablespoons of nut butter

1 teaspoon chia seeds

1 cup mixed berries of choice

1 cup nondairy milk

1 tablespoon ground flax seeds

1 tsp cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/2 tablespoon of coconut nectar (optional)

toppings of choice

Directions

– In a large bowl, add milk, flax seeds, cinnamon and vanilla and let sit for about 5-8 minutes.

– On low heat, add mixed berries with coconut nectar (if using) and chia seeds to a pan and let soften and cook down. Allow to slightly thicken up and mash berries slightly with your spatula.

– Make 2 sandwiches, layering one piece of bread with nut butter of choice and adding your berry mixture to the other side.

– Place the sandwiches into the batter, flipping and spooning over it as well to make sure all sides are soaked.

– Heat a nonstick pan on medium heat and place the sandwich onto the pan and let cook on both sides for about 1-2 minutes until golden brown.

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Filed under: Breakfast, Eat, Oil Free, Sweet Treats

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BY Remy • November 17, 2017

PB&J Stuffed French Toast {vegan}

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