Many people love French toast, but the ingredients used are so high in fat and cholesterol. You may be surprised to hear that it can be good for you; all you have to do is use a few simple substitutions. Traditionally French toast is made with eggs and bread with toppings such as cool whip, butter, and syrup. That’s where the problem comes in; all those items are high in cholesterol and fat as well. We are going to present you with some healthy substitutions for these common French toast toppings and ingredients and then bring it all together in a delicious French toast recipe.
Healthy French Toast Ingredient Substitutions
- Using low fat milk and egg substitutes can reduce the fat and cholesterol of this meal by up to 75 percent.
- Replace the high sugar and calorie content of maple syrup with a sugar free syrup.
- Replace butter on the pan with: Margarine Spread or Olive Oil.
- Fruits are a great alternative topping to use. Strawberries, blueberries, or even cherries give your toast a healthful and tasteful outcome.