When it comes to food, the French have it down! From roast chicken to tarte tatin, there are so many French dishes that look impressive but are surprisingly easy to make. Take a cue from our friends across the pond and make a French-inspired meal to celebrate Bastille Day. Just click through the slideshow to get your next foodie fix.

Croissant French Toast

Try out this fun take on French toast (aka pain perdu) from Mr. Breakfast. If your croissants are a few days old, even better—it’ll help them absorb more of the eggy mixture. Top them off with maple syrup and fruit for an extra special family breakfast. To get the recipe, click here.

photo: Erica OGrady via Flickr

Have you tried any French-inspired cuisine with your family? Share your kids’ reactions in the comments below.

—Susie Foresman