Sunday, February 10, 2013

Five Vegan French Toasts

Simple Vegan French Toast


1 cup soy milk
2 Tbsp. flour
1 Tbsp. nutritional yeast flakes
1 tsp. sugar or sweetener of your choice
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 tsp. salt
Pinch nutmeg
6 slices whole wheat bread


Mix all the ingredients (except the bread slices) in a shallow bowl.
Dip the bread slices into the soy-milk mixture and cook, either on a nonstick griddle until browned on both sides or on a greased cookie sheet in a 400°F oven until golden on both sides, turning once.

Makes 3 servings

Banana Vegan French toast

This Vegan French toast recipe uses bananas instead of eggs, giving it a sweet flavor. That's the main difference between vegan

French toast and the regular one.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes


2-3 ripe bananas
3/4 cup soy milk
1 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice (optional)
1 teaspoon vanilla
bread, any kind is fine
vegan margarine


Blend bananas, soy milk, cinnamon, pumpkin pie spice and vanilla in blender or food processor and pour mixture into pie plate or wide dish. Gently dip bread slices into the mix, coating both sides. Fry in vegan margarine in medium-hot skillet until golden brown. Serve with maple syrup if desired, and, as always, enjoy your wonderful vegan French toast!

Sugar-free Vegan French Toast Recipe with Almond Milk

This vegan French toast recipe that is made with almond or soy milk and it's also free of added refined sugar. Instead, this nutty and sweet recipe is made from maple syrup and tahini. It is personally my favourite vegan french toast recipe. Enjoy it!


3/4 cup almond milk or soy milk
2 tbsp tahini
1 1/2 tbsp maple syrup
1/2 tsp vanilla
2 tbsp flour
dash nutmeg
oil or margarine for frying

In a small bowl, whisk together the almond or soy milk with the tahini, maple syrup and vanilla. Add flour and nutmeg, adding more or less flour as needed to get the proper consistency. Mixture should be just thick enough to hold to the bread. Pour into a shallow pan or pie tin.

Dip each slice of bread into the mixture, coating each side well. Fry on a lightly oiled skillet over medium high heat on each side.

Vegan French Toast with Nutmeg


1 cup soy milk
2 tbsp flour
1 tbsp nutritional yeast
1 tsp sugar or maple syrup
1 tsp vanilla
1/3 tsp nutmeg
1/4 tsp pumpkin pie spice (optional)
bread oil or margarine for frying


Whisk together all the ingredients except the bread and oil, and pour into a shallow dish or pie tin. Dip each slice of bread into the mixture, coating each side well. Fry on a lightly oiled griddle or skillet until each side is golden brown.

Coconut Banana Vegan French Toast

This tropical-flavored French toast is made with coconut milk and bananas instead of eggs, so it's lower in fat and also cholesterol-free.


2 bananas
1 cup coconut milk
3/4 cups soy milk
1/2 tsp sugar
1/2 tsp cinnamon (optional)
oil or margarine for frying

Mash the bananas well and whisk together with the coconut milk, soy milk, sugar and cinnamon. Pour into a shallow pan or pie tin.
Dip both sides of the bread into the mixture, and cook in a lightly greased skillet over medium heat. Your coconut milk French toast should be lightly golden brown on both sides.

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Cranberry Chutney

1 3/4 pounds tart apples, chopped
2 1/4 pounds cranberries
2 cups brown sugar
1 1/4 cups cider vinegar
1/2 tablespoon cinnamon
1/2 tablespoon salt
1/2 tablespoon ground ginger
3/4 teaspoon ground cloves
3/4 teaspoon pepper flakes
1/2 pound raisins

Stir all ingredients together in a saucepan and cook for 25-30 minutes.