Better Avocado Toast

Serves 1

5 Minute Prep Time

By Kim McDevitt, MPH RD on May 26, 2016 , categorized in Breakfast, Snacks

avocado toast toppings

What’s better than ripe, buttery, sweet avocado mashed onto a warm piece of toast? Adding an unexpected topping will elevate the texture and flavor to make it better than ever.  Step up your snack with this recipe that is both quick and easy.  Try any one (or more!) of the combos below or let us know your favorite topping.

Tip: look for avocados that are ripe for optimal flavor and consistency. A ripe avocado is dark green/black and semi-soft to the touch.

 

Ingredients

  • 1 to 2 slices gluten-free bread or 100% sprouted whole grain bread
  • 1 ripe avocado
  • Sea salt to taste
  • Toppings of choice, such as:
  • Hemp hearts

  • Chili flakes and extra virgin olive oil
  • Sliced cherry tomatoes, fresh basil and olive oil
  • Sliced cucumber and dill
  • Strawberries and balsamic vinegar drizzle
  • Mango, cilantro and lime
  • Sesame seeds and rice vinegar drizzle
  • Pomegranate seeds and walnuts
  • Radish and sprouts

Preparation

  1. Toast bread to desired darkness

  2. Spread ½ of a ripe avocado on each slice of bread. Use a fork for easy mashing.

  3. Sprinkle with sea salt

  4. Top with one of the above combinations in any amount desired and dive in!

Kim McDevitt, MPH RD

Kim McDevitt works at Vega as a National Educator. A runner, cooking enthusiast, plant-focused flexitarian, Kim has passionately built her career in nutrition. Noticing that her running performances were closely tied to what she was eating, Kim decided to study nutrition and pursue advanced degrees in Dietetics and Public Health, to better understand the power of food in performance. Today, Kim specializes in sports nutrition to enhance athletic performance and focuses on realistic and approachable ways for improving health through educated dietary choices within an active lifestyle.

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