Perfect Fall Breakfast: Pumpkin-Ricotta French Toast Roll-ups

October 7, 2014

The flavor of pumpkin means fall and with the best season for baking coming around, I knew I just had to make this french toast roll-up flavor.  French toast roll-ups are amazing, but even more amazing with a pumpkin ricotta filling.  Full of fiber and protein , these are the perfect fall breakfast.  Eat them with a hot cup of coffee and watch the leaves fall, ain’t  Nothing better than that.

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Pumpkin Ricotta French Toast Roll-ups

Makes 10 Roll-ups

  • 10 slices ezekiel bread/ gluten-free bread/whole-grain bread
  • 2 eggs or 1 egg and two egg whites, beaten
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/4 cup ricotta cheese/ tofu ricotta cheese
  • 1 tsp. agave/honey
  • 1/4 cup almond milk
  • 1 Tbsp. pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup unrefined cane sugar ( I used Chancaca)
  1. Take crusts off of bread and roll each slice with a rolling pin until flattened
  2. In a bowl combine pumpkin, ricotta and . Roll slices up and repeat for all.
  3. In a shallow bowl, combine eggs, almond milk, and vanilla .  Mix well.
  4. In a separate bowl combine cinnamon and sugar.
  5. Heat a skillet on medium-low heat and coat with cooking spray.
  6. Dunk rolls in egg mixture, then add to skillet, cooking them until golden then turning over to the other side.  Repeat with remaining roll-ups.
  7. Once out of skillet immediately roll in cinnamon-sugar.
  8. Enjoy!

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Health Benefits


  • High in vitamins A and C
  • High in fiber
  • Rich in antioxidants

Ricotta Cheese

  • High in calcium
  • Protein-packed
  • Contains many vitamins

Recipe as a whole

  • All-natural
  • No preservatives
  • No refined sugar
  • No processed ingredients
  • 100% clean
  • Gluten-free
  • Nut-free
  • Low-glycemic
  • Vegetarian
  • Vitamins
  • Minerals



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  • Reply Nicole @ Squash on Squash October 7, 2014 at 4:37 pm

    Congratulations, I am absolutely salivating right now… these look AMAZING!!! Where did you get the idea for these?! They’re basically everything i love in one recipe!

    • Reply athleticavocado October 7, 2014 at 5:09 pm

      thank you haha! I saw french toast roll ups on pinterest and decided to make them healthier and pumpkin of course!

  • Reply Jess October 8, 2014 at 12:05 pm

    omg this looks amazing, totally pinning this!

  • Reply Kate October 9, 2014 at 1:42 am

    These do look mighty tasty! I love the pumpkin ricotta combo….

  • Reply g2-5ce1be4ac24815d28a8e4b5f7fbe64b0 October 9, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    Oh man! Those look delicious! Pinning!

  • Reply Miz Helen October 10, 2014 at 4:05 pm

    Your Pumpkin Ricotta French Toast looks delicious! Thanks so much for sharing your awesome post with Full Plate Thursday and have a great weekend!
    Hope to see you again real soon,
    Miz Helen

  • Reply Erin October 11, 2014 at 7:58 pm

    Totally making these! 🙂

    • Reply athleticavocado October 12, 2014 at 12:11 pm

      awesome! you should! Thanks for the comment! 🙂

  • Reply Kathy October 14, 2014 at 7:53 pm

    Ladies this looks amazing! I will be featuring your post in this week’s Home and Garden Thursday,

  • Reply Natashalh October 17, 2014 at 5:25 pm

    What a cool idea! I have to admit I’ve never even thought of making a French toast roll-up. I’ve also never had pumpkin for breakfast. This will be fun. =)

    Visiting from Create It Thursday!

  • Reply makeupobsessedmom October 25, 2014 at 1:17 am

    I’m drooling over here!!!! Stopping by from Say G’Day. Stacie xo

  • Reply Joanne T Ferguson October 25, 2014 at 4:32 am

    G’day! Sounds and looks great! Thanks for sharing at our #SayGdayParty!
    Please remember to stop back if you haven’t already and say G’day to the hosts and someone else at the party!
    Cheers! Joanne @ What’s On The List Pinned!

  • Reply athleticavocado October 26, 2014 at 1:28 pm

    Reblogged this on The Athletic Avocado.

  • Reply Kelly @ The Fit Skool October 27, 2014 at 1:50 pm

    you had me at Ricotta!!!

  • Reply My Purple Spoon October 27, 2014 at 2:36 pm

    Pumpkin ricotta sounds so good – I have never tried that combo. It is now on my “to make” list. Thanks for the great recipe.

  • Reply Alicia October 28, 2014 at 2:32 am

    These look so delicious. Stop it, you’re making me hungry and i only just had lunch!

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