Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Wellness Wednesday: Avocado Toast 3 Ways

Avocado Toast 3 Ways

We all know about the super-food Avocado.  Avocado is not only delicious but carry's some serious health benefits. Avocado toast is a great way to spice up breakfast, lunch or dinner and here are three ways to get your avocado fix!

Avocados: The list for avocados go on and on. Here are some interesting facts about avocados that you may not know. The first thing is avocados have more potassium than bananas and are extremely high in Fiber. They are also packed with antioxidants that can protect your eyes. Eating avocados can lower cholesterol and triglyceride levels as well. Avocados are loaded with vitamins and heart healthy Monounsaturated fats. 

Avocado Toast with Fried Egg: Top basic avocado toast with a fried egg. It's a super quick breakfast that adds some extra protein yet filling and satisfying. 

Taco Avocado Toast: Top with your favorite taco flavors!

Top your avocado toast with salsa, black beans, ground turkey, cilantro, and some cotija cheese. 

Avocado Toast Mediterranean Style: Top with chickpeas, tomatoes, feta cheese or mozzarella, chopped basil, and some fresh pepper (optional: balsamic vineger).

This is a twist on caprese salad with protein packed chickpeas. 

How to Make Avocado Toast

  1. Toast bread to desired texture
  2. Cut avocado in the center remove the pit
  3. Remove the avocado and mash with fork and spread over bread
  4. Add some garlic salt or everything bagel seasoning
  5. Add desired toppings
Disclaimer: Be careful when cutting and pitting the avocado. Keep fingers and hands away from the knife blade. There have been several accidents when cutting avocados. 

Comment below if you try these recipes out!

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