Healthy breakfast toast is a great way to start the day and since breakfast is supposed to be “the most important meal of the day” your first meal should probably be a healthy one. Whether sweet or savory I’ve got you covered with four easy options for healthy breakfast toast. There are only a few ingredients for each toast and they are all items you can find in a standard supermarket.
By now most people have had avocado toast because it has become extremely popular. You can buy it in many places, most of which are overpriced. Avocado toast is something I’ve only bought twice at a restaurant for this reason. I can’t justify the cost when I can make it myself in a few minutes and for much less money. Especially here in New York City where the cost can easily be $8.00 for one slice of bread cut in half. Seriously?? That’s a hard pass for me. It takes about 10 minutes, and you can tailor it to your specific tastes 😊.
Healthy breakfast toast can be sweet- naturally sweet not refined sugary sweet. When I want a sweet but healthy breakfast I usually toast sprouted bread and add unsweetened almond butter and slices of banana. It gives me the sweet taste I’m seeking but is still good for me. Bananas are rich in potassium and fiber.
The four toasts I am including- avocado, tomato with cucumber, smoked salmon with cream cheese and capers, and almond butter and banana are SUPER simple, easy to put together, and delicious. These toasts offer a lot of variety- vegan, pescatarian, sweet, and savory. These are just some ideas to get you started. Feel free to get creative and come up with your own toppings for healthy toast. Whatever you decide on be sure to enjoy it. After all, it’s just toast. 😊
Healthy Breakfast Toast
- 4 slices Sprouted bread
- 1 Avocado, mashed
- 1 Scallion, chopped
- 1 tbsp Lime juice fresh
- 1/4 tsp Red pepper flakes
- 1 Tomato sliced
- 1/2 Cucumber sliced
- drizzle Extra virgin olive oil
- 2 tbsp Almond butter unsweetened
- 1/2 Banana sliced
- 2 slices Smoked salmon
- 1 tbsp Cream cheese
- 1/2 tsp Dill dried
- 1 tsp Capers
- Sea salt and pepper to taste
- Toast the bread.
- AVOCADO- Cut avocado in half lengthwise, remove the pit and scoop out the flesh into a small mixing bowl. Add the lime juice and sea salt to taste. Mix and mash with a fork. Smear the avocado mash onto a slice of toasted bread. Sprinkle on chopped scallion and red pepper flakes.
- CUCUMBER & TOMATO- Drizzle the slice of toast with a little bit of extra virgin olive oil. Slice the cucumber and tomato and layer on top of the toast. Sprinkle with sea salt and pepper to taste.
- ALMOND BUTTER & BANANA- Smear the almond butter onto the toast. Slice the banana and layer on top.
- SMOKED SALMON & CREAM CHEESE- Smear the cream cheese onto the toast, add the capers. Layer the smoked salmon on top and sprinkle on the dill.
-If you’ve never purchased sprouted bread here’s an article that highlights some good brands as well as info about what sprouted bread is and its benefits- Best Sprouted Bread. I love sprouted bread but ultimately use the bread you like best.
-A drizzle of honey also goes nicely on the almond butter and banana toast.
-These toppings are just starting off points. Feel free to make modifications. Maybe throw an egg on top!
Toast is like the chicken of breakfast. It’s basically a blank canvas waiting for you to flavor it as you see fit. Have fun with it but try to keep it healthy.
If you’re looking for another healthy option for breakfast check out my recipe for Healthy Pancakes because who doesn’t love pancakes??
Happy cooking, happy eating 😊!