Nutrition and Fitness

PB&J French Toast

Note: This high-calorie recipe is especially for kids with cystic fibrosis (CF), who may need additional calories to meet their nutritional needs.

This twist on the traditional breakfast favorite is easy to make and a great way to start the day.

Prep time: 20 minutes


  • 4 slices whole-wheat bread
  • ¼ cup peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons jelly
  • 2 eggs
  • ¼ cup heavy cream
  • 3 tablespoons butter


  1. Spread peanut butter on two slices of bread and jelly on the other two slices.
  2. Put one slice of each together to form sandwiches.
  3. In a mixing bowl, lightly beat eggs and cream together.
  4. Melt butter in large skillet over medium heat.
  5. Dip sandwiches in egg mixture, coating well.
  6. Place in skillet and brown both sides. Serve immediately.

Serves: 2

Serving size: 1 sandwich

Nutritional analysis (per serving):
692 calories
22 g protein
51 g fat
500 mg sodium
126 mg calcium

Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.

Reviewed by: Rupal Christine Gupta, MD

Kids Health

Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses and treatment, consult your doctor.

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