Did you know that pancakes originated from the Ancient Greeks? Better yet, did you know that in France, French toast is known as "pain perdu", which means lost bread and that they’re actually baked, not pan-fried? Don't worry, this is isn't going to be a history lesson or anything, I just wanted to start off with a couple of facts before the main event. What they do have in common is that the two are usually categorized as comfort foods; we know that comfort foods are often considered "unhealthy" because they are generally crammed with calories. But they don't have to be. The best way to exercise a little control when consuming comfort food is to learn to prepare your favourite dishes yourself... at least that's how I feel. More on the reverse.