This morning I was really craving French toast.
I had some delicious bread from Eataly, some farmers’ market eggs to use up, and some leftover organic milk from when I made yogurt last week. (Note to self: must make yogurt again!)
I actually made this same recipe a few days ago, and it was so good that it merited a repeat.
The Simplest Easiest French Toast
- Stale bread (or not stale, but this is great for using up stale bread)
- 1/2 cup milk (I used 2%)
- 3 eggs
Mix the milk and eggs together. Soak the bread in the mixture for at least 5 minutes on each side.
Heat the butter or ghee in a pan. With heat on low, cook the soaked bread (poor any extra mixture that didn’t soak in right on top of the slices).
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**UPDATE: I cured my PCOS by eating this PCOS bread and following this eating plan. I went on to get pregnant in the summer of 2013 and have a son in April of 2014.**
i think i have mentioned this before, but i have pcos (polycystic ovarian syndrome). there are a lot of different opinions and research floating around regarding treatment and causes – maybe i will go into some of it later – and one of the possible treatments is adding DCI, or D-Chiro-Inositol, to your diet. i actually got the idea for this recipe from a coworker at a previous job, but there are also many variations online if you just google for pcos muffins. this buckwheat farinetta has a lot of DCI in it, and so does soy lecithin which is also in the recipe. i modified this recipe from a bunch that i found online, but it came out really well. i will be making it again because i’m almost out.
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When I used to imagine life in New York, I had visions of Carrie Bradshaw’s brownstone, brunches with friends, and lazy afternoons in Central Park. Over the last two years in this city I’ve learned that while those things do exist, New York is also home to thousands of chain restaurants and dirty alleyways, and it can be hard to find those quaint coffeeshops that everyone seems to think of when they think of the Big Apple. I have a few days off this week due to transitioning jobs (!) and I have been trying to find as many of those small places as possible.
My mom came up to visit me yesterday and left a few short hours ago. This morning we took a walk over to the Hudson River (that’s the one on the West Side) and passed by a charming find – Bis.Co.Latte – it’s a biscotti and coffee shop in my new neighborhood.
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