AVOCADO ON TOAST RECIPE
If you have not had avocado on toast before then you are missing out.
This is one of my favourite ways to have breakfast or alternatively I like to have it as a snack throughout the day (normally after training). It is super quick, easy to make and tastes delicious.
The great thing about this avocado on toast recipe is that it is good for you and full of healthy omega-3 fats. Whole wheat bread along with the avocado keeps you fuller for longer and helps control your weight.
You can also add a variety of toppings. I especially like low sodium soy sauce with cracked pepper or you can add anything that you like. Here are a few suggestions;
- Nutritional yeast
- Tomatoes and balsamic dressing
- Chilli flakes
- Cucumber, red peppers, or roasted vegetables
- Low sodium soy sauce and cracked pepper
- And the list goes on depending on your own personal preference
WHY TRY THE AVOCADO ON TOAST RECIPE
If you like avocados and get a bit bored of eating them on their own or in a salad then this is a great alternative to spice up your eating regime. Here are a few health benefits of the ingredients used.
Avocado is a highly nutritionally dense fruit. They are a great source of vitamins C, E, K and B-6, and is full of omega – 3 healthy fats. Great for heart heath, reduce the risk of cancer, oesteoporosis and protect again chronic disease. They also lower the risk of depression, improve digestion and reduce inflamation.
Lemons are high in vitamin C which can reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke. Drinking lemon juice can also help control your weight, prevent kidney stones, protect against anemia, improve health digestion and reduce the risk of cancer.
Whole wheat bread contains a lot of fiber which helps you digest food slower allowing you to stay fuller for longer and also helps absorbs bad LDL cholesterol. It is a good source of vitamin B which improves the metabolism and deliver essential vitamins around the body. Furthermore, it can reduce the risk of asthma and reduce inflamation.
Coriander leaves are full of nutrients such as vitamin C, K and protein and include antioxidants. They have a variety of health benefits which promote a healthy nervous system and stimulates brain function. The leaves have anti-inflamatory properties and helps fight rheumatoid diseases like arthritis and fibromylagia. Also, they reduces bad cholesterol and are good for the digestive system.
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
Whole wheat bread, 1 slice or 2
Squeeze of lemom juice
Handful of fresh herbs of your choice, I particularly like corrinder
Dash of Salt
Sprinkle of pepper
1. Stick the bread in the toaster and put it on.
2. In the meantime take the avocado out of the skin and put it into a bowl. Mash the avocado with a fork and use a knife if you need to.
3. Chop the fresh herbs and add them to the mix along with the lemon juice, a dash of salt and the pepper. Then stir through.
4. Peel the garlic and when the toast has popped up take the garlic and rub it on the bread. If you wanted to finely grate it then you could do that too.
NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER PORTION
There are approximately 2 portions for this recipe. As this is quite high in calories for one meal I like to use one piece of bread and leave the rest of the mix in the fridge to use for another time.
Fat: 19.2 grams
Carbohydrates: 62..2 grams
Protein: 16.8 grams