Here at Greatist, we believe in taking a day off. Aside from the much-needed mental break, it gives our writers a chance to share how they’re living the greatist lifestyle, one glorious bite at a time in this case. Check out the recipe below and enjoy!

Banana and Cream Cheese Stuffed French Toast

Serves: 1

What You’ll Need:

2 slices whole wheat or multi-grain bread

½ a banana

1-2 tablespoons low-fat cream cheese

1 tablespoon toasted almonds, chopped (optional)

½ tablespoon honey

Cinnamon (Optional: Nutmeg)

1 large organic egg

2 tablespoons 1% milk

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Cooking spray

What to Do:

  1. Spread ½-1 tbsp of cream cheese on each slice of bread.
  2. Slice the banana lengthwise into 4-5 thin strips and layer banana over the cream cheese.
  3. On the other slice of bread, sprinkle toasted almonds, nutmeg, cinnamon, and honey.
  4. Place one piece of bread over the other making a sandwich.
  5. Whisk egg, milk and vanilla in a shallow dish.
  6. Place the sandwich in egg mixture; flipping over to make sure each side is coated in egg.
  7. Sauté on low to medium heat in a nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray until golden brown.
  8. Top with blueberries and powdered sugar, and enjoy!

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