Vegan, jam-filled french toast

A fresh take on the classic french toast, like a jam-filled sandwich, we’ve skipped the egg and made a binding agent with grounded chia seeds. Ideal for those with egg allergies or just prefers a vegan alternative.

With the help of Chia Co we present to you, Vegan Chia Seed French Toast, stuffed with strawberry chia jam.

Vegan Chia Seed French Toast
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins
Keyword: chia seeds, french toast
Servings: 4
Berry Chia Jam
  • 1 cup mixed berries (frozen or fresh)
  • 60 ml apple juice
  • 2 tbsp Chia Co. Chia Seeds
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 vanilla bean split, seeds scrapped
  • 1/2 tspn thyme leaves
  • zest from 1 lemon finely grated zest
Chia French Toast
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds grounded into fine meal so seeds are undectectable
  • 1/2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond/hemp milk
  • pinch thyme leaves
  • 1/2 tspn ground cinnamon
  • 1 vanilla bean split, seeds scrapped
  • 4-5 slices of bread
Berry Chia Jam
  1. Place the berries, apple juice, chia seeds, maple syrup, vanilla seeds, thyme and lemon zest in a blender. 

  2. Blend for about 30 seconds, just long enough to break up and combine everything.

  3. Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 1-2 weeks.

Chia French Toast
  1. Mix all ingredients except the bread in a large, shallow bowl. Place in the fridge to activate for 10-20 minutes.

  2. Preheat griddle to medium heat and grease with olive oil. 

  3. Make a jam sandwich by buttering two slices of bread with chia jam then placing them together. 

  4. Dip and soak both sides of your jam sandwich in the batter for about 20 seconds on each side. If your bread is dry, leave it in a little longer. If you're using sandwich bread, it should only need 25-30 seconds total to soak.

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