Recipe: Low Calorie High Protein French Toast & Chocolate Sauce

I need to write this down before I forget. During the Great Lockdown of 2020, I started really getting into fitness and changing my diet. I dropped about 5-6lbs in the course of a year and a half, but unfortunately I wasn’t able to maintain it and have since gained back about 3lbs.

There were multiple new recipes I tried during that period – some that I really enjoyed, but many that I only tolerated. I didn’t really understand how a bunch of fitness influencers / bodybuilders were saying, “Mmmm, it tastes sooo good,” when I only thought it was okay while my husband wouldn’t eat it.

One such recipe was Coach Greg’s high protein french toast recipe. That was one that I quite liked, but always found to be too dry unless I added loads of honey, which defeated the purpose of a low calorie, high protein french toast recipe.

I haven’t watched his videos in a long, long time but one thing I remembered him always harping on about was Walden Farms Chocolate Syrup to go on the french toast. So the last time I wanted french toast, I purchased some to try and hated it. It ended up sitting in my fridge since, barely used.

This morning I had a craving for french toast. So I tried something new with my toppings… and oh my gosh, I’m in love. Well, I mean, it went from a 6/10 to an 8.5/10. And I am very happy with 8.5/10, and could happily eat it again and again. In fact, I want more now haha.

I didn’t take a photo before I dug in because I honestly wasn’t expecting to like it this much, but not only did I love it, but my husband also enjoyed it. He went from “I only want one bite” to “I should stop because I am eating all your food and I said I wouldn’t.”

It’s all in the sauce, which is also high in protein, low in calories and only uses 3 ingredients. Plus now I finally can make use of the Walden Farms Chocolate Syrup I purchased like half a year ago and can’t return at this point. So allow me to share with you this incredible and incredibly easy recipe that changes french toast from dry and a bit meh to moist and delicious.

368 kcal: 41g carbs / 6g fat / 32g protein – serves one.

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Kitten Diaries: Rory’s Hunt For New Wet Food – Part 5

Hello, it is I, a Rory ball. Mum keeps calling me “a Dora ball” but I don’t know who Dora is, and I am clearly a Rory ball, doing regular Rory things. We both thought that my previous post would be the last one, didn’t we? Well, it’s a good thing I picked some excellent servants who rightfully enjoy spoiling me silly.

They came home with bags of new food and a new toy for me (which I am very happy with!! It’s a tunnel with a fluffy bed and a cute little boll dangling inside the tunnel and I looove it) and as part of their food haul they got me 2 new flavours of Tiki Cat Aloha Friends to try!

They saw how much I loved the regular Tuna & Pumpkin so figured why not get me some of the other recipes for me to try too? I have trained them well, if I may say so myself. I’m glad they have finally learned of my penchant for wet tuna. It took them long enough.

It has been given to me to know that they did not purchase more than one can of each of these two flavours because they weren’t sure how I’d take to them, since the recipes are not purely tuna. They got me loads of cans of the regular tuna & pumpkin as well as ahi tuna ones that I loved before though. Good servants.

So, here I am, trying out more flavours for your benefit, of course. I know that you wanted to hear from me again. It’s totally not for my benefit, nope, not at all. Try to curb your enthusiasm as you read through this okay? I know you must be very excited.

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Kitten Diaries: Rory’s Hunt for New Wet Food – Part 4

Hello. It is I, the cutest cutie in this household. My peasants went shopping for more food for me and I have it on good faith that they cleared out the Tiki Cat aisle for me. While my mum denies this, she can confirm that during their food shop they also got me two more new flavours to try.

They saw how much I loved the Aloha Friends Tuna & Pumpkin recipe so got me some of the other Aloha Friends flavours. The new flavours will contain more new fish that I’ve never tried before so I am looking forward to it, and, lucky you, you get to hear from me once more after this post.

I know, I know, it’s the best news you’ve read all day. Try to contain yourself. There should be another post from me in a couple of days but, in case you can’t wait that long, you can re-read all of my reviews so far and enjoy my blep in the meantime. I give the most adorable bleps.

Blep. Thank you.

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Kitten Diaries: Rory’s Hunt for New Wet Food – Part 3

Um… hi. I’m back. I ate more food and I have more thoughts. Did you miss me? Here’s another photo of my beautiful face and my cute little paws. It’s an older photo so I’m even smoller here. I know, I’m adorable! But more importantly, I have Tiki Cat food reviews for you!

I got two new cans over the past couple of days and… well… they weren’t bad. I can see that my peasants parents were trying. 10/10 for their valiant effort to get me flavours they thought I’d like. It’s possible that my taste buds have just changed as I’ve grown older, but I think my desire for chicken flavour has also been impacted by my recent bout of food poisoning à la Stella & Chewy’s.

Mum still hasn’t gotten round to returning that bag yet. She was previously too upset about me getting sick from it and worried that she’d get unjustly angry at the poor store employees if she went too soon after the incident. Then recently she’s either felt unwell or has been too busy with work.

Poor mum.

She does need to go to the pet food store though…I’m running out of Tiki Cat flavours! She needs to go buy me more food soon! …Maybe not either of these flavours though. I mean, I don’t hate them? But they’re not my favourites.

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Kitten Diaries: Rory’s Hunt for New Wet Food – Part 2

Hello, it is I, your Rory-al Highness. Last time I got sick from that awful freeze-dried food. Mum and dad are now certain it was due to that food because they stopped giving it to me and I stopped throwing up the next day. Good thing my humans have some degree of awareness. I swear, the things I have to deal with when it comes to them sometimes, sigh.

Anyways, you are reading this post now because my loyal peasants have finally provided me with more food to taste, so I am here with my royal review of the new flavours they’ve given me. I have it in good faith that they have purchased a total of eight different flavours of Tiki Cat for me to try, and I shall be giving my royal verdict on all of them.

I am not in the slightest bit excited, this is clearly as it should be. I deserve to be treated like royalty. Look how regal I am.

My servants have declared I must go back to calling them “mum” and “dad”. Sigh, they are so needy sometimes. I have to follow them everywhere to make sure they’re not distraught by the lack of my presence. Especially when they open the pantry door where all my food is kept, I definitely need to go in there to supervise and make sure they don’t end up giving me the wrong food – or, worse, no food at all. The horror.

Without further ado, here is my royal decree. We (the royal “we”, of course) are reviewing two more Tiki Cat tuna recipes today.

…I’m not excited, you’re excited. Did I tell you that I wasn’t excited? I’m definitely not excited.

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