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Halos Mandarin Orange French Toast

 

This French toast recipe combines sweet mandarin oranges with creamy ricotta for a delicious, protein-rich breakfast.

 

Here's a simple easy recipe! Halos Mandarin Orange French Toast is healthy and one of the best.

 

Disclosure: While Wonderful Halos is a client of mine, I was not compensated for this post.

One of my favorite weekend morning activities is making French toast (like my Pomegranate Pecan French Toast, my Baked Butternut Squash French Toast, and my Protein French Toast). It's a fun way to add some eggs to my morning, and I love topping my French toast with fruit for some sweetness, instead of syrup or butter.

 

Because mandarin oranges are in season this time of year, I thought I'd try something new: mandarin orange French toast. I hope you love this mandarin orange recipe as much as I do!

After I created a batter of eggs, low-fat milk, and vanilla extract, I pan-heated mandarin orange slices to bring out their sweetness.

  

Here's a simple easy recipe! Halos Mandarin Orange French Toast is healthy and one of the best.

 

The mandarin oranges are an excellent source of immunity-helping vitamin C, and they also offer a little bit of filling fiber. If you love the taste of oranges, give my Vegan Mandarin Orange Creamy Coconut Smoothie Bowl, my Endive with Goat Cheese, Mandarin Orange, and Mint, and my Orange Strawberry Smoothie a try, too.)

 

Here's a simple easy recipe! Halos Mandarin Orange French Toast is healthy and one of the best.

 

Part-skim ricotta is one of my favorite cheeses, and I like how it adds some creaminess and moisture to the French toast without a ton of added sugar like maple syrup or fat like butter. So I decided to top my French toast with both the mandarin orange segments and a ricotta mixture.

 

The ricotta adds protein to the French toastso much so that when combined with the protein from the eggs and whole-grain bread, each serving of French toast offers 25 grams of protein, or half the daily value!

  

Here's a simple easy recipe! Halos Mandarin Orange French Toast is healthy and one of the best.

 

Helpful kitchen tools:

 

Small whisk

Orange zester

Oil mister

Large non-stick pan

 

   

Here's a simple easy recipe! Halos Mandarin Orange French Toast is healthy and one of the best.

 

 

What are your thoughts on this topic? What are your favorite ways to eat mandarin oranges? Tag @amydgorin on Instagram and Pinterest and @amygorin on Twitter and Facebook.

 

Halos Mandarin Orange French Toast

Halos Mandarin Orange French Toast

Yield: 2 servings
Author:
Prep time: 15 MCook time: 10 MTotal time: 25 M
This French toast recipe combines sweet mandarin oranges with creamy ricotta for a delicious, protein-rich breakfast.

Ingredients:

  • 2 eggs
  • ¼ cup low-fat milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, divided
  • 4 slices whole-grain bread
  • 2 seedless mandarin oranges, peeled and zested
  • 2/3 cup part-skim ricotta

Instructions:

How to cook Halos Mandarin Orange French Toast

  1. Whisk eggs in a small bowl. Combine with milk and ½ teaspoon vanilla extract.
  2. Dip bread into egg mixture, turning to coat sides evenly.
  3. Spray a large non-stick pan or griddle with spray oil, and heat bread slices over medium heat until browned on both sides.
  4. Meanwhile, spray a small pan with spray oil; heat orange segments over medium heat, about 3-4 minutes, stirring frequently at the end, until segments are slightly browned.
  5. In a small bowl, combine ricotta with remaining vanilla extract.
  6. Top toast with ricotta mixture, orange segments, and a sprinkling or orange zest.

Notes:

I used Wonderful Halos mandarin oranges.

Calories

390

Fat (grams)

14

Sat. Fat (grams)

6

Carbs (grams)

41

Fiber (grams)

6

Sugar (grams)

15

Protein (grams)

25

Sodium (milligrams)

370

Cholesterol (grams)

215
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