French Toast Anyone?

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Recently, or maybe about a month ago, I decided to become vegan. I want to state that for a long time, I have not been feeling myself. I felt sluggish and tired, my stomach was always in pain, so I decided to try a more plant-based diet. Since then, I have been doing a lot of research, and have been purchasing some cookbooks to give me some inspiration and ideas on how to cook and what to cook for vegan/gluten-free meals. I bought Made With Love, and knew that I needed to try the vegan french toast. Let me tell you, it was life-changing. There are so many words I want to use to describe it, but really, I just have to say that you NEED to try it, so that you will understand. Plus, it’s french toast, enough said.

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Ingredients:
1 1/4 cups non-dairy milk (I used unsweetened vanilla almond milk)
3/4 cup organic raw almond butter
1/3 cup maple syrup, plus more to serve
1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon gluten-free all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
Pinch of sea salt
4 tablespoons vegan butter
8 slices gluten-free bread
1/4 cup pecans, chopped (or any other toppings you would want)

Directions:
1. In a large shallow dish, combine the non-dairy milk, almond butter, 1/3 cup maple syrup, flour, cinnamon, vanilla, nutmeg, and salt

2. Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add 1 tablespoon of vegan butter and heat until it sizzles

3. Dip the bread into the almond butter mixture, one slice a time, and let it soak briefly, for 10 to 15 seconds

4. Fry the bread slices, in batches, for 4 to 5 minutes per side or until golden brown, adding more vegan butter to the skillet as necessary

5. Serve sprinkled with pecans and drizzled with maple syrup

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