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Toast Danish



Toast Danish
Total Preparation Time: less than 15 minutes Number of Servings: 4
Actual Cooking Time:less than 15 minutes Source: Coach Pearce
Food Groups: Fruits, Grains, Milk & Milk Products
Meal Type: Breakfast & Brunch, Snack
Nutrition Content: Low Fat
Origin: American
Special Features: Kids Can Help Make It , Kids Love It, Quick to Prepare (under 30 minutes), Simple (6 or less ingredients)

This is one of our favorite quick breakfast foods. You can vary it in many ways and still have the same great results.

Ingredients:

2 small Apples
4 heaping tablespoons fat-free Cottage or Cream Cheese
4 slices multi-grain Bread
4 dashes Cinnamon
4 teaspoons low-calorie Sweetener (Splenda, Nutrasweet, etc.)

Preparation:

1. Pare and core apples. Dice into 1/2" cubes. Cook over low heat until soft.
2. Toast bread in toaster (very brown).
3. Spread cheese on toast.
4. Sprinkle a pinch of sweetener over cheese.
5. Place apples over cheese. Sprinkle cinnamon and sweetener to taste.

Variations: type of bread used, type of fruit used, applesauce, canned sugar-free fruit fillings, spices, top with nuts, raisins or other dried fruit, drizzle a little powdered sugar/milk/vanilla over the top


Nutrient Information
Calories: 140
Total Fat: 1 g
Saturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat: 0 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Sodium: 235 mg
Carbohydrates: 28 g
Protein: 6 g
Fiber: 3 g
Vitamin A: 55 IU
Vitamin C: 2.5 mg
Calcium: 50 mg
Iron: 1 mg

Cook's Notes:

This is such an easy and nutritious snack, light breakfast or breakfast side. When the kids have slumber parties, we fix up a breakfast bar and let their guests make them to their liking.