How to Make Totally GUILT-FREE Pancakes, Waffles & French Toast

The HealthCentral Editorial Team | March 26, 2012

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The Skinny

  • Makes 2 servings
  • 10-12 carbs per serving (plus berries)
  • About 60 calories per slice (prepared)
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The Ingredients

  • 8 egg whites or 1 cup egg substitute (I use Crystal Farms®)
  • 1/2 cup WestSoy® Vanilla Soymilk
  • 1/2 tsp Splenda®
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract (optional)
  • 4 slices Healthy Life® bread (preferably a bit stale)
  • Non-stick cooking spray
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Step #1

In a shallow (baking) dish, whisk together egg whites, soymilk and cinnamon.

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Step #2

Slice bread into halves (optional but easier this way).

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Step #3

Drop bread slices into mixture, turning over once so that both sides are soaked.

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Step #4

Spray frying pan with cooking spray and heat over medium-low heat.

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Step #5

Place soaked bread slices into hot pan, browing on both sides as desired.

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Step #6

Serve with freshly sliced strawberries (any berry is great!) over top, and add an optional but highly recommended dollop or two of whipped cream and enjoy guilt-free!
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Recipe notes

The low-carb French Toast requires Healthy Life bread (5 net carbs and 35 calories per slice of Italian or whole-wheatwhite has 6g). P.S. The sugar-free whole wheat bread, which you’d think would be the best choice for a diabetes friendly meal, actually has more calories and nearly double the carbs!)