Note: This recipe is especially for pregnant
and breastfeeding women, but it can be a nutritious part of
almost anyone's diet. Pregnant and breastfeeding women need
to consume extra calories and eat a variety of nutritious foods
to contribute to their baby's growth and
15-20 minutes, plus overnight soak, plus 1 hour bake time next
- 2 medium apples (Cortland, Granny Smith, etc.)
- 1 c. egg alternative
- 12-oz. can of evaporated skim milk
- 4 slices of cinnamon swirl bread
- 1/2 c. granulated sugar, divided
- 1 tsp. cinnamon
- 1 tsp. nutmeg
- Spray 8x8 baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
- Line bottom with 4 slices of cinnamon swirl bread.
- Mix egg alternative, evaporated skim milk, 1/4 c. sugar
- Pour half of egg mixture over bread.
- Arrange apple slices over egg-bread layer.
- Pour remainder of egg mixture over apple slices.
- Mix remaining 1/4 c. of sugar with cinnamon and nutmeg;
sprinkle evenly over top of apple-egg layer.
- Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight.
- Next day: Preheat oven to 350Âº Fahrenheit (176Âº Celsius).
Bake for 60 minutes until fluffy and golden brown and egg mixture
(Note: French toast will "deflate" when taken out of
1/6 of pan
Nutritional analysis (per serving):
10 g protein
1 g fat
0.2 g sat. fat
40 g carbohydrate
2 g fiber
3 mg cholesterol
210 mg sodium
232 mg calcium
1 mg iron
32 mcg folic acid
Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands
Why this recipe is good for pregnant or breastfeeding
This recipe is an excellent source of protein, calcium, and
riboflavin, which are essential during pregnancy and
This is a great make-ahead breakfast dish for the whole family.
Serve with turkey bacon or soy sausages and maple syrup.
Mary L. Gavin, MD, and Tracy Chivari, MS, RD, CDN
Date reviewed: June 2006
Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice,
diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.
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