French Toast Apple Bake

Do you equate brunch to mimosas, stacks of pancakes and powder-sugar-coated donuts? Brunch doesn't have to deter you from all of your fitness and weight loss goals. It's completely healthy to occasionally indulge in a carb-rich, sweet treat. This French toast bake is a high protein dish that’s husband-approved and kid-friendly too! It’s a fall-inspired comfort meal, full of flavor and nutrients, that can be enjoyed year round.

Apples are high in fiber which can help manage your weight and improve digestive health. The soluble fiber is apples binds with fats in the intestines, which may result in reduced cholesterol levels. It also helps fill you up without costing you too many calories. For a sweet-tooth satisfying healthy dish, add this French toast apple bake to your menu.

This recipe makes approximately 4 servings.

Ingredients

2 scoops Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard Vanilla Plant Protein
1 cup water
1 egg
2 t. cinnamon
2 t. nutmeg
2 small apples
5 slices bread

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Coat a small casserole dish with olive oil spray to prevent sticking.
Beat the first five ingredients together.
Chop apples and bread.
Stir into mixture then pour into casserole.
Bake for 20-25 minutes.

I topped mine with sugar free syrup, peanut butter and Greek yogurt. It was delicious! Let me know how yours turns out and what you decide to top it with.

Enjoy!