Blooming With Silk and a Plantain French Toast Bake

Hi friends!

We took things easy today. I didn’t quite get a full day of recovery yesterday since I had to teach a few classes, so another really easy resting day was needed.

I won’t bore you with our daily family shenanigans just yet as I’ve been going on and on about my weekend extravaganza for like three days now. Ha.

So, today well just talk about my favorite non dairy milk product.

Obviously you know that I’m obsessed with Silk Unsweetened Vanilla Almondmilk

You also might know that I’m very happy it is now sold at Costco.

 

Right? I know, I hope your Costco has it also. Ha ha.

 

Silk has been focusing lately on how it can help people “bloom”. Pretty fitting since spring is so close.

When I think of “blooming” I think of becoming your best self. Being comfortable in your own skin and taking care of yourself the best that you can. It means different things to different people I’m sure.

I do have to say that Silk Almondmilk has helped me in many ways. When I first started trying to avoid most dairy products I really didn’t think I was going to be able to do it and that it was going to be the hardest thing ever.

Well, it really wasn’t. There are so many other delicious, non dairy options out there these days.

Speaking of, there are a lot of other fabulous Silk products.

You can find all of nutritional information on them here on their website.

And, I have yet to find this actual AlmondCoconut Blend at a store, but I can’t wait to get my hands on it.

Have you seen it anywhere yet? I really have to find it like soon.

 

For the past couple of years Unsweetened Vanilla Almondmilk has been my product of choice. 

And yes, last year I even did a video on it with one of my recipes and lately I’ve been using it to make anything and everything like non dairy spaghetti squash mac and cheeseunsweetened paleo “frosting”

and even my new favorite protein almondmilk ice cream which has been going down a little like this quite frequently lately.

 

Dang, I even want that right now, but I’m too tired and can’t get up off the couch at the moment. Ha.

 

Last week I thought I’d get really creative and make a paleo version of plantain French toast.

It came out pretty darn tasty if I do say so myself. 

I’ll give you the recipe here just in case you might want to “bloom” and try it. He he.

Silk STUFT Plantain French Toast Bake

(gluten free and paleo)

1 plantain, sliced 

1 egg (or 2 egg whites)

1/4 cup Silk Unsweetened Vanilla Almondmilk (or other product of choice if you aren’t looking for a paleo version)

1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

pinch of salt

cinnamon to taste

optional sweetener (stevia, honey, etc.)- I did not use any sweetener as I thought the plantain itself gave it just the right amount of sweetness

coconut oil (to grease baking dish)

 

Directions:

Mix together everything except the sliced plantain in a small dish.

Add plantain slices and stir to make sure they absorb some of the liquid.

Pour into greased oven safe dish.

Bake in oven at 375 for 25 minutes.

 

 

 

Transfer to a plate, add some toppings of choice if you want to get crazy (maple syrup or nut butter) and enjoy.

Mmm hmm….

 

If plantain French toast isn’t really your thing, you can always just try subbing in Silk for your favorite recipe. 

I have to admit, one of my favorite things is that a full eight ounce serving of the unsweetened almondmilk has 35 calories. That’s just silly. Talk about being able to make a ginormous good for you mocha or dish of homemade almondmilk ice cream. Not to mention the taste is darn good.

You should also know that Silk products are made without the use of GMOs and are not only dairy-free, but also gluten-free.

You should ALSO know that you can sign up for a coupon HERE!

You will receive $0.75 off any Silk half gallon and you can look forward to: 
– More coupons delivered to your inbox plus a special birthday offer 
– News of Silk sweepstakes and promotions 
– Monthly chances to win a year’s supply of Silk!

 

I keep crossing my fingers for that year’s supply of Silk to come my way. Ha ha. How cool would that be?

Okay, that’s enough for me. I need to get some shut eye.

Have a good one!

 

What’s your favorite non dairy milk of choice? 

Have you seen that AlmondCoconut blend yet? If so, where?

Do you like French toast?

 

 

 

 

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Silk. The opinions and text are all mine.

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Comments

  1. 1

    I saw the coconut milk one in the grocery store the other day. I wanted to try it so badly! Unfortunately, it wasn’t on the grocery list and we having to stick to a pretty tight budget. Maybe soon though!

  2. 2
    Susie B. says:

    I switched totally to the Almond Coconut milk in July, and it is AMAZING! I live in northern Indiana, and they sell it here at our local grocery store and at Whole Foods. Silk just started making it; before that I used the Almond Breeze brand, but I haven’t been seeing it as much lately. Either way, it’s delicious, and it’s awesome in smoothies and oatmeal. I also love it whenever I eat cereal because it gives it such a good flavor (if you like coconut). I hope you love it!

  3. 3

    I just posted about my new love of coconut milk! We keep both coconut and almond milk in our fridge at all times though. I haven’t seen the blend but I’ll be keeping my eye out for it! French toast is my favorite breakfast. I’ve been wanting to try a banana nut french toast bake for awhile.

  4. 4
    elizabeth says:

    You can buy the almond coconut blend at Safeway in Butte, MT ;)
    I make my own almond milk most of the time and I don’t like piain coconut, but the almond coconut blend is pretty good.

    • 4.1
      STUFT Mama says:

      I need to try to make my own again. I’m too lazy.

      • elizabeth says:

        I’ve been making my own coconut almond butter, I think you would like it.
        2 c roasted almonds
        1/3 c unsweetened shredded coconut
        1/4-1/2 t salt
        spoonful maple syrup (opt.)
        Food processor for 10mn or until reaches drippy stage.

  5. 5
    elizabeth says:

    I’m still making your paleo “frosting”, but I eat it like pudding and add a lot more almond milk. I like to make my own chunky applesauce in the microwave for the recipe.

  6. 6
    Bridget says:

    Oh wow, no pictures of the boys, whats the point. Good thing I saw them in person 2 days ago, all is well then.

  7. 7
    Meagan says:

    We have the Almond Coconut Milk in southern Indiana and I will tell you, it is fantastic! I guess it makes up a little for our lack of kabocha squash and purple sweet potatoes.

  8. 8
    Megan says:

    Was the plaintain used green or black and ripe?

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