Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Traditional French Toast

I've chosen this recipe from The Chopra center cookbook because it's a perfect breakfast for the Vata season, we are now entering. Vata is made up of the elements Space & Air to to help balance this, amongst other things are foods that are warm and grounding. You could top the toast off with some blueberres, cranberries or nuts to help you get your six tastes in - which is an important part of Ayurvedic nutrition

Traditional French Toast

2 eggs or 4 egg whites

1/2 cup of low fat milk, or soymilk

2 teaspoons cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon ginger powder

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 teaspoon ghee*

8 slices whole grain bread

In a medium sized bowl combine eggs, milk spices & vanilla. Whisk the mixture for 1 minute. Heat a griddle or pan to medium heat & place the ghee on the pan. Cut the bread slices & working one at a time dip the bread in the batter, covering both sides then place in the pan. Toast/fry the bread for 2 or 3 minutes each side until golden brown.

*Traditional Ayurvedic clarifed butter. For a link to the chopra center for instructions on how to make Ghee go to : http://www.chopra.com/ghee

1 comment:

ayurbhakta said...

According to Ayurveda isnt milk and egg a wrong combination ?