I write to you today with a belly full of Peanut Butter and Banana French Toast. Now, that is an awesome way to kick off a Sunday. It’s real simple and delicious, so I’d like to share it with you, as sort of an appetizer for the Indian Inspired Pork that will be the super star post of the day. I’m experimenting with a new camera (yay!), and I haven’t quite mastered the close ups yet- so please bear with me. : )
My breakfast started like any traditional French Toast would,
with eggs, milk, sugar and vanilla.
Then, that mixture got a healthy dose of cinnamon and freshly grated nutmeg.
We mixed those goodies well, creating the perfect dunking conditions for our bread.
This is an oatmeal-oatbran bread made fresh at our local Farmer’s Market. You only need one slice for this dish. No guilt of eating four monstrous pieces of French Toast that lots of restaurants serve. You’ll be even more satisfied and able to move afterwards!
Just a quick swim, and the bread hit the pan.
It only took a few moments on each side to lightly brown the bread and cook the eggs.
Meanwhile, I sliced our banana. Sweet, ripe, and ready for the eating!
Our bread was ready…
for the best part.
Delicious mounds of extra crunchy peanut butter!! Hooray! Oh, peanut butter, how I love thee. It’s definitely up there in my top ten foods in the Universe. And it’s good for you too! Double bonus! I digress…
So after a couple minutes on the hot bread, the peanut butter began to melt, enabling me to spread the gooey goodness out to reach every corner.
To finish it off, I added a layer of sweet banana slices.
And Adam gave us a light drizzle of real maple syrup. Simply delectable. Salty, creamy, crunchy, sweet- but not cloyingly sweet. This breakfast can power you through a hike, a bike ride, a good lawn-mowing (as my husband is doing), a serious session of writing, or any other activity you can conjure.
Hook yourself up with this breakfast one day (or night) in the near future. You’ll be offering your body the fuel it needs and your taste buds the morning celebration of flavor they want!
Happy cooking and eating!