yardflowerSpring time brings many reasons to host a breakfast or brunch. The sun is up earlier and the birds are singing. Whether you are celebrating

Mother’s Day, Easter, Maine Maple Sunday or just celebrating the warmth returning, here is a special breakfast ideas with a Vegan twist. We have taken French Toast and made Vegan FRESH Toast.

At our Maine Inn we love to serve the traditional favorites for breakfast. One of our popular items is French Toast. The traditional way to prepare this decadent toast is with local eggs and dairy products and serve with Maple syrup.  To make French Toast FRESH Toast, you just have to tweek a few ingredients. We will be making this wonderful Banana Coconut Fresh Toast this weekend for Maine Maple Sunday. Are you coming to the MidCoast of Maine for Maine Maple Sunday? Here is a link to the wonderful sugar houses you can visit. If you need reservations in Maine consider the Windward Inn in Camden Maine.

The bread you choose should also be non-dairy. Read the label. Sourdough bread is non-dairy and great choice.


  • 2 slices of non-dairy bread
  • 1/4 cup non-dairy milk, almond or coconut
  • dash of vanilla
  • dash of cinnamon
  • 2 mashed ripe bananas
  • unsweetened coconut
  • coconut oil/ or earthbalance


Soak the bread in the non-dairy milk, vanilla and cinnamon

Press smashed banana and unsweetened coconut onto bread, dash with more cinnamon

Fry in coconut oil or earthbalance on both sides.

Serve with maple syrup.

Trip Advisor Review:
“Loved it”
5 of 5 stars The place has a lot of charm, but also has all the modern amenities. Really, we loved it and would love to return. And Jesse’s orange banana rum French Toast is absolutley amazing. I got the recipe and made it upon my return home, but it just wasn’t as good as Jesse’s.


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