Quick and Easy Breakfast

frenchtoastBreakfast is an important meal, but it’s also the one meal that is most often skipped. I don’t know if you are like me, but I’m not a morning person and I have the hardest time getting up in the morning. Breakfast is the meal that I am the most likely to rush through because I’m in a hurry to get out the door.

However, I’ve discovered that breakfast doesn’t have to take a long time to make in order to be delicious!

One of my favorite go-to breakfasts is quick and easy French toast. It’s very tasty, and can be made in a matter of a few minutes before heading out for the day.

Or if you’re like me, you can cut it up and put it into a disposable cup so that you can take it with you when you’re rushing out the door.

Quick and Easy French Toast

1/4 cup of milk
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1 Egg
3-4 slices of bread
Add your favorite toppings – berries, chocolate chips, syrup, powdered sugar, etc.

  1. In a bowl, beat the egg, milk, vanilla, and cinnamon together. A shallow dish works the best. I usually use a regular cereal bowl.
  2. Dip each piece of bread in the egg mixture, coating both sides.
  3. Place each slice of bread in a lightly greased skillet or griddle over medium heat. When the bread has browned on one side, flip and brown the other side. I have a non-stick electric griddle that I absolutely adore for this! It’s really easy and each side of the bread browns in a minute or two.
  4. Serve warm with your favorite topping. Personally, I’m a traditionalist and use maple syrup. It’s so yummy!

What are your favorite quick and easy breakfast foods? For ideas, check out your library’s catalog to search through the amazing selection of cookbooks or visit your library’s cooking neighborhood!

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Abigail is the Community Services Librarian. Some of her favorite genres are young adult fantasy, inspirational fiction, and chick lit. She loves to listen to music, crochet, watch DIY television, and eat pretty much anything that involves potatoes or chocolate.

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