Sesame French Toast

By Cathe Olson

This is especially good made with whole grain raisin bread. Freeze the leftovers and warm in your toaster when ready to eat.

2 eggs

1/2 cup milk (dairy or nondairy)

Pinch ground cardamom

1/2 teaspoon vanilla or almond extract

1/2 cup sesame seeds

6 slices whole grain bread

french toastMakes 3 servings In shallow bowl, beat together eggs, milk, cardamom, and vanilla or almond extract. Preheat griddle or skillet to medium heat. Spread sesame seeds on a plate. Dip bread into egg mixture, coating both sides. Lay bread on sesame seeds and turn to coat both sides. Place bread on lightly oiled, hot griddle or skillet. Cook each side of bread until golden brown. Repeat with remaining slices. Serve with applesauce, unsweetened jam, chopped fresh fruit, and/or yogurt or cottage cheese.