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French Toast Dippers

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The healthy choice can be the easy choice (NC) - Healthy eating not only provides all the nutrients that growing kids need, but also lays the foundation for future health. "Making healthy foods accessible at home is an easy way to teach kids how to make healthy food choices," says Lisa Weinberg, registered dietitian/ nutritionist, with a special interest in pediatric nutrition. "Start by introducing more wholesome staple products, for example switching from white bread to a more nutritious loaf like Wonder+. It has the identical taste and texture as the white bread kids love, plus all the healthy benefits of whole wheat like fibre and eleven essential nutrients."

French Toast Dippers
Start bringing healthy eating habits to your home with these fun, easy and kid-friendly recipes straight from your pantry.

Make breakfast a blast with these tasty French toast strips. Kids will love dunking these in maple syrup or fruit spreads.

Ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup 1% milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 slices Wonder+ Bread
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp margarine
  • 6 tbsp light maple syrup or sugar-reduced syrup (or fruit spreads)

Directions:

In a bowl, whisk together eggs, milk and cinnamon.

Melt margarine in a large frying pan on medium heat.

Dip slices of Wonder+ Bread into the egg mixture, flipping to coat each side about 10 seconds, and carefully transfer to the hot pan.

Cook for 2 minutes on each side, or until golden brown.

Remove from pan and slice into 1-inch strips.

Stack strips on a plate and serve with maple syrup or fruit spread for dipping.

Recommended to be prepared by an adult.

For for more information and kid-friendly recipes visit www.wonderbread.ca.

Serving Size: Makes 2 Servings


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