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Update on our Thanksgiving festivities, because I know you’re on pins and needles. 1) I am so over turkey and am 100% making ham next year. HOLD ME TO IT, GUYS!! I’m serious. I want to switch it up and make ham. I really love ham. 

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2) We did a turkey trot which I was hesitant about, but I’m really proud of myself for doing it! I ran the whole thing which was my main goal and it was a fun tradition to start! They even had a kiddie race and Caleb got a medal which was fun for him. 

All in all, turkey day was a success and I am SOO READY for Christmas!! Guys! I pleaded with Jaryd to get our tree this past weekend, but he reminded me of my inability to keep basil alive and so we’re putting it off until it’s officially December and the chances of me keeping it alive until Christmas increase. 

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I’m still on a mission to make really awesome low carb and gluten free breakfasts. I’ve made pancakes. I’ve made waffles. I’ve sure as hell have made eggs. It was only a matter of time until I made my way to french toast to bring this breakfast party full circle. Well, the wait is over, FRENCH TOAST IS HERE!!

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French toast is one of those things you can make for really special occasions. You can let the breads soak overnight or make really giant slices that everyone “ooohh aahs” over. You can customize the spices to make them perfect. To me, French toast is one of those special occasion, lazy weekend, in your flannel pajamas all morning type of breakfasts. They’re a bit slower, bit more thoughtful, and maybe even a bit more delicious 🙂

I knew when I made these single serve toasts, that they were a game changer. They’re not just for sandwiches and toasts, but the french toast possibility that was born from this easy micorwave toast recipe is kiiiinda the best idea ever. So let’s make some Cinnamon French Toast!! 

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First, make your toast up to the broil part. Instead of broiling it, you’re going to let all those spongey holes soak up the whisked deliciousness below.

In a bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, cinnamon, ground cloves, and ground nutmeg.

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Pour half of it into a shallow dish. Place the slices of bread into the dish and pour the remaining egg mixture on top. Let sit for at least 30 minutes. 

If you want a thicker french toast, don’t cut the bread after you microwave it. Keep it thick and flip it halfway through the soaking phase. Though, you’ll have to do multiple batches of the microwave toast if you’re making it for more than one person 🙂

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Then, warm a skillet over medium heat and melt the ghee, butter, or coconut oil. 

Place the soaked toast onto the skillet and cook for about two minutes, then flip. 

Cook another 2 minutes and transfer to your plate. 

Top with whatever you want! I did some almond butter, granola, and berries. Jaryd added some homemade whip with his berries. Sugar-free syrup or agave may also be a sweet idea!

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Cinnamon French Toast

  • Author: Lindsay// The Toasted Pine Nut
  • Prep Time: 30
  • Cook Time: 6
  • Total Time: 36

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Ingredients

  • 1 large or 2 thin toast slices from past post
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 tablespoons ghee (butter or coconut oil works too)

Instructions

  1. First, make your toast up to the broil part.
  2. Instead of broiling it, you’re going to let all those spongey holes soak up the whisked deliciousness below.
  3. In a bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, cinnamon, ground cloves, and ground nutmeg.
  4. Pour half of the egg mixture into a shallow dish.
  5. Place the slices of bread into the dish and pour the remaining egg mixture on top.
  6. Let sit for at least 30 minutes.
  7. If you want a thicker french toast, don’t cut the bread after you microwave it. Keep it thick and flip it halfway through the soaking phase.
  8. Then, warm a skillet over medium heat and melt the ghee, butter, or coconut oil.
  9. Pick the bread up and allow excess egg mixture to drip off.
  10. Place the soaked toast onto the skillet and cook for about two minutes, then flip.
  11. Cook another 2 minutes and transfer to your plate.
  12. Top with whatever you want!

Notes

  • Please keep in mind the nutrition facts don’t take into account that most of the egg mixture is discarded.
  • Per slice: Calories 397; Fat 39.0g (Sat 26.8g); Protein 10.6g; Carb 4.8g (net carbs 3.6g); Fiber 1.2g; Sodium 232mg

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 2

Enjoy!! xo

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