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Vegan French Toast: made with whole wheat!

When we grow weary of the daily bowl of cereal during the daily grind, our weekends are a great time to expand our breakfast menu. This weekend’s delectable dish: Whole Wheat Vegan French Toast. What’s that you say? Vegan French Toast? How is that possible? WHAT ABOUT THE EGGS?! Well it’s quite simply actually. To replicate the taste and consistency of eggs and milk, we simply combine corn starch, soy milk, and brown rice flour.  As a tasty addition, we sprinkle in some cinnamon.

Now don’t expect this to be a super low-cal, low-fat dish. After all, this french toast is tastier and richer than your typical french toast breakfast!

**This recipe serves 2 people**

What you’ll need:

1 1/4 cups vanilla soymilk (or vanilla rice milk or almond milk)

3 tablespoons cornstarch (Bob’s Red Mill brand is fantastic, all natural and can be found at Whole Foods)

6 tablespoons brown rice flour (same as above, we used Bob’s Red Mill)

1 tablespoon cinnamon

6 slices of soft Whole Wheat bread (make sure to purchase bread that omits eggs and dairy to keep the dish Vegan)

Many a tablespoon Earth Balance Vegan butter (We used the soy-free variety so as not to have too much soy)

Pour the soymilk into a large square shaped tupperware container or bowl that is large enough to dip a piece of bread into. Add the cornstarch, and whisk together. Once combined, add the brown rice flour and cinnamon and whisk until combined.

Take out your large skillet/frying pan. Melt one tablespoon butter on medium heat.

Dip the slice of bread into the mixture, making sure to coat each side. Scrape off excess mixture from the bread to make sure it is not too soggy.

Fry the slice of bread for 45 seconds per side. If you notice the bread is sticking to the pan, add a bit more butter. The bread should be still slightly moist and not hard (in lieu of replicating “normal” french toast). Place on your plate.

Repeat this process for all six slices of bread. After each slice has finished cooking, you will need to turn off the burner, scrape excess bread particles from the pan and re-coat the pan with one tablespoon of butter. Again, each slice is going to require 1 tablespoon of melted butter.

This may feel like a slightly tedious process, but when you’re done and enjoying you French Toast sans eggs and coffee you’ll be more than ecstatic.

**Serve with Vegan Maple Syrup**

About govegetarianista86

After transitioning to a meatless diet two years ago, Lauren and I had no choice but to learn lots of great vegetarian recipes---and fast---after all, we always loved great food. The reason for our decision to omit meat and most dairy products from our lives was quite simple. A vegetarian diet is healthier, kinder, and ironically much cheaper than one with meat. We created this website to show that being a vegetarian is one of the easiest and most rewarding lifestyles to partake in, and hope that both vegetarians and aspiring vegetarians alike will visit Go-Vegetarianista habitually. :) About the authors: Nadya Rousseau is an actor/writer/producer residing in Beverly Hills, CA. She moved to Los Angeles almost five years ago at the age of nineteen to pursue her career and to escape the boredom of her small town. As maintaining a svelte figure is often pivotal in the entertainment industry, she finds she has no trouble staying slim and healthy as a vegetarian. In addition to loving good food and helping others, she enjoys engaging in sarcastic banter--keep an eye out for her frequent sardonic jokes--you'll surely be amused!! Lauren Rheims, is a native of Pomona, CA, and now resides in Beverly Hills, CA. She is a fashion and nature photographer, and of course loves shooting pictures of super yummy food! Lauren at first was apprehensive about becoming vegetarian, being of Creole descent, enjoying delicious seafood and meat, was more or less second nature. However after she discovered just how easy it was to enjoy the same delectable meals sans meat, she was thrilled! Lauren is excited to show everyone the simplicity and allure of vegetarian fare--and just how fun it can be!

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