Vegan French Toast with Blueberry Compote + Coconut Cream

A couple of weeks ago, I asked some of you what was your favorite breakfast to make on a slowww Sunday morning. There were some tempting ideas, but one that stuck out for me was vegan French toast! I had never thought to make French toast vegan? (thanks for the inspiration Jessi)!
 

Let’s be honest, I’ve never been a big French toast person. I always felt it tasted to “eggy” and often too soggy. Just wasn’t for me. But finally with this vegan French toast recipe, I can get on board! 

  A couple of things: 

1. This recipe takes a little more time than the traditional egg version. 20-30 mins is necessary to let the chia & flax thicken up.
 

2. A slowwwer and low-medium heat is required for cooking the french toast to a nice crisp golden brown. Too high of heat/short cooking time may end up leaving you with soggy bread

3. Use a more dense bread like rye/multigrain/etc. and just lightly coat bread before placing in pan, as opposed to soaking the bread. I’ve tried making this recipe with white sourdough and it wasn’t as crisp as I would have liked. 

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