10 Different Ways To Make French Toast

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern


Looking for an easy, delicious breakfast recipe for a lazy Saturday or Sunday morning to wow your family or guests with? Look no further! Overnight french toast will fill your whole house with the smell of cinnamon sugar and have your household running to come grab a slice.




Cinnamon Baked French Toast

Caramelized Sheet-Pan French Toast

Crème Brûlée French Toast

Overnight Creme Brûlée French Toast Bake

Cinnamon Vanilla Baked French Toast

Mocha French Toast Bake

Baked Cream Cheese French Toast Casserole

Baked French Toast With Fruit

Mixed Berries & Cream French Toast Bake

Nutella French Toast


And of course, every one of these recipes is made even better with these toppings:


Homemade Whipped Cream

Homemade Buttermilk Syrup


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Birthday Cakes For Every Diet

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern


Celebrating your birthday can be frustrating when you can’t participate in its number one tradition: eating cake. Whether you have dietary restrictions or are sticking to a specific diet, cake is often categorized as a food that is off-limits. Well thanks to Fill Your Plate, you can stick to your diet and have your cake too!


Browse our list of diet-friendly cake recipes below to find the one for you! A lot of these recipes fit multiple diets, so make sure to click on and go over any of the recipes below that look good to you (despite what category they’re under) and see if it also fits your diet.



Dairy Free Chocolate Cake

Dairy-Free Classic Yellow Cake



Easy Gluten-Free Chocolate Cake

The Very Best Gluten Free Vanilla Cake Recipe

Gluten-Free Champagne Cupcakes With White Chocolate Buttercream {Alcohol-Free Option}


Dairy and Gluten Free

Easy Gluten-Free Chocolate Cake {Dairy-Free Option}

Gluten-Free Lemon Cake {Dairy-Free Option}

Gluten-Free Carrot Cake {Dairy-Free Option}

Gluten-Free Kentucky Butter Pound Cake {Dairy-Free Option}

Easiest Vanilla Cake (Vegan, Gluten Free, Dairy Free)



Amazing Paleo Chocolate Cake (also gluten-free, dairy free)

Fluffy Coconut Flour Cake Recipe (Paleo & Keto)

Vanilla Cupcakes with “Buttercream” Frosting {Paleo}



Quick & Easy Whole30 Instant Pot Lemon Cake

Whole30 Mini Chocolate Cakes

10-Minute Whole30 Chocolate Pudding Cakes

Whole30 Coconut Fruit Tart (In case you’re not a cake or baking person, this no-bake dessert is still round, can have candles put on top, and tastes delicious!)



Keto Vanilla Birthday Cake

Keto Cake – The BEST Chocolate Recipe


Diabetic and Zero/Low Sugar

Berries and Cream Vanilla Cake

Low Sugar Chocolate Cake

Lower Sugar Vanilla Cake with Fresh Strawberry Frosting


Low Carb

Healthy Gluten Free Sugar Free Carrot Cake (Low Carb)

Best Low Carb Chocolate Cake Recipe


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A Full English Breakfast!

Photo By I Am A Food Blog


By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern


I truly regret not experiencing a full English breakfast on my study abroad in London in 2017. Now that I’ve learned more about what it is, I want to make it! And I’m sure you will too after reading all about it below.


Full English Breakfast

By I Am A Food Blog

(Taken from A Breakdown of the Full English Breakfast, click the link for more tips!)




  • Sausages
  • Tomatoes
  • Mushrooms
  • Heinz Baked Beans
  • Toast
  • Eggs
  • Back Bacon
  • Black Pudding or Blood Sausage
  • Coffee or Tea




  1. Warm the beans. Open the can of beans and warm in a small pot over low heat, stirring occasionally.
  2. Cook the sausages and bacon. While the beans are warming, cook the sausages over medium to medium low, until browned and cooked through, turning as needed. Push the sausages to one side and add the bacon and fry, flipping as needed.
  3. If you’re having black pudding, add it to the pan and fry, flipping once. Keep everything warm in the pan over a low flame.
  4. Cook the mushrooms and tomatoes. In another pan, sear the mushrooms until brown and caramelized. Move to one side. Add the tomatoes, cut side down and sear.
  5. Fry the bread and cook the eggs. Move the meats from the pan and fry the bread in the drippings until golden and crisp. Cook the eggs in the pan that the mushrooms and tomatoes were in.
  6. Scoop the beans in the middle of the plate then add the bacon at 1-2 o’clock, add the sausages at 3 o’clock, then the eggs at 6. If you have blood pudding, pop that on at 8 o’clock and then fill the rest of the plate with the tomatoes at 11 o’clock and the mushrooms at 12. Fried bread can get tucked in wherever or placed on a side plate. Enjoy!


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12 Ways to Use Your Extra Bananas

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern


I don’t know about you, but I always end of up buying more bananas than I can use before they go bad. You can always freeze them and put them in smoothies, but there are so many other ways you can use your extra bananas! Check out our Fill Your Plate recipe database below for all of our recipes calling for bananas.


Fill Your Plate Recipe Database Search: Bananas


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Foods to Serve at Graduation Parties

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern


This August I will be graduating, like many other college and high school students will be doing this year! No matter if grad season for you is in May, August, or December, you will definitely need some good food to serve at your graduation party! It is a big accomplishment to graduate and you deserve to celebrate! Try some of these Fill Your Plate recipes* out on your big day!




Bacon Cheeseburger Sliders

Mini Personalized Charcuterie Boards

Crepe Bar

Waffle Bar

Mini Pizzas


Caprese Salad Kabobs

Cheeseball served with crackers

Artichoke dip served with pita bread (NOT pita chips. Trust me, pita bread is WAY better!)

Veggie Tray and Dip

Fruit Cups

Chick-fil-A nuggets and sauces

Hummus served with pita bread (I like to buy mine from the Bistro in Queen Creek, AZ)










Try serving sparkling apple cider, sparkling red or white grape juice, or the sparkling raspberry apple cider made by Martinelli’s. You can also mix sparkling apple cider with orange juice to make mocktail mimosas.




Bomb Flourless Chickpea Blondies

Individual Raspberry Cobblers

Pecan Pie Bars

Butterscotch Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Chocolate Donuts with Strawberry Glaze

Quick & Easy (and Yummy) Apple Tart

S’mores Cookies

Salted Cashew Dark Chocolate Chunk Blondies

Chocolate Strawberry Nutella Cake

Itty Bitty Nutella Cakes (I recommend making fresh whipped cream instead of using Cool Whip)

Italian Cream Cupcakes


*Graciously contributed by our collaborators: Natural Delights Medjool Dates, Southwest Family Citrus and Spenar Family, and more listed in the individual recipes.


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