Red, white and blue “freedom” toast.

I can’t give credit to the French for our 4th of July breakfast! Maybe for the Statue of Liberty, but I’m sticking to freedom toast for now. We just happened to have a few slices of rosemary olive oil bread left over and we couldn’t  let it go to waste. This is one of our favorite breads when fresh, and it’s a favorite when soaked in egg whites and cooked up as well!  My suggestion for freedom or French toast: skip the egg yolks. I also skip the butter to fry it and use a cooking spray, all in an effort to eat as healthy as possible. There is still tons of flavor!

We topped with fruit and powdered sugar for the red, white and blue effect. Hope you all had a great holiday weekend!

Rosemary olive oil, red, white & blue freedom toast.

Have a sparkling, refreshing 4th of July!

I was inspired by the Bluecoat American Dry Gin bottle I had in the cupboard to remind you to have a sparkling, refreshing 4th of July! A simple, fast, thirst-quenching beverage…the gin & tonic. Add blueberries and raspberries and it’s a patriotic treasure. Enjoy, and have a safe and happy 4th of July!

Pour 2 oz. Bluecoat American Dry Gin over ice, add blueberries and raspberries, top off with tonic water, then sit back and enjoy the fireworks. (Click on the image to enlarge and enjoy the tonic bubble fireworks over the glass!)

The Bluecoat "red, white and blue" gin and tonic.