Whole Grain French Toast and Tropical Fruit Kabobs

Tropical fruit and a hint of lemon zest lift these whole grain bites above the ordinary. 

Whole Grain French Toast and Tropical Fruit Kabobs

Prep Time: 5 Minutes

Cook Time: 11 Minutes

Ready In: 16 Minutes

Servings: 6

Ingredients:

2   

large   

Eggs, beaten

¼   

cup   

Milk

1   

tsp   

Vanilla extract, divided

6   

slices   

Roman Meal bread

   

   

Nonstick cooking spray

1   

tbsp   

Granulated sugar

2   

tsp   

Fresh lemon zest

18   

   

1-inch cubes Fresh fruit (kiwi, pineapple, mango)

6   

   

6-inch bamboo skewers

   

   

Yogurt and honey (optional)

Nutritional Information Per Serving:

Calories: 150     

Total Fat: 2.5g

Cholesterol: 70mg     

Sodium: 150mg

Total Carbs: 28g     

Dietary Fiber: 2g

Protein: 6g     

Directions:

1.  

Combine eggs, milk and vanilla extract in shallow bowl; mix well. Combine sugar and lemon zest in small bowl; set aside.

2.  

Trim crusts and cut each piece of bread into quarters for a total of 24 pieces.

3.  

Spray large skillet with nonstick cooking spray; heat over medium heat. Dip bread pieces in egg mixture, coating both sides. Place in skillet and cook for 1 to 2 minutes or until golden brown. Cook on second side for 1 to 2 minutes or until golden brown.

4.  

Assemble 4 pieces French toast and 3 pieces fruit on each skewer for a total of 6 skewers. Sprinkle with lemon sugar. Serve with yogurt and honey if desired.