Four fantastic Avo & Toast recipes

By August 5, 2017Recipes

Avocado on toast doesn’t have to be bland 나홀로 휴가 다운로드. There are tastier ways of upgrading your sandwich. Try these for targeted, tasty into an enjoyable and filling treat to get your fix of healthy fibres and fats. Here’s how:

To boost your Omega-3s
You will need

  • 1-2 slices of wholegrain bread.
  • ½ medium avocado.
  • A splash of lemon juice.
  • Chia, sunflower, pumpkin or sesame seeds.
  • Salt and pepper.

Method

  • Toast your bread.
  • Mash the avocado. Add the lemon juice.
  • Top the toast with the avocado and lemon juice mixture.
  • Sprinkle with seeds of your choice.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste.

Seeds add a delicious nutty flavour to plain avocado on toast, and are a great source of essential Omega-3s fatty acids.

To satisfy your sweet tooth
You will need

  • 1-2 slices of wholegrain bread.
  • ½ medium avocado.
  • 2-3 strawberries, sliced.
  • Salt (optional).

Method

  • Toast your bread.
  • Mash the avocado.
  • Top the toast with the avocado and strawberries.
  • If desired, sprinkle salt to taste.

Strawberries add natural sweetness, plus they’re a rich in Vitamin C and fibre.

To up your protein intake
You will need

  • 1-2 slices of wholegrain bread.
  • ½ medium avocado.
  • ¼ cup hummus.
  • 5-6 cucumber slices.
  • Salt and pepper to taste.

Method

  • Toast your bread.
  • Mash the avocado and spread it on the toast.
  • Layer the hummus.
  • Sprinkle salt and pepper to taste.

Hummus is rich in protein, which can help you feel fuller for longer and fight off hunger cravings.

To boost your metabolism
You will need

  • 1-2 slices of wholegrain bread.
  • ½ medium avocado.
  • Cayenne pepper or red chilli flakes.
  • Salt and pepper to taste.
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Method

  • Toast your bread.
  • Mash the avocado. Add a pinch of salt and pepper to taste.
  • Sprinkle cayenne pepper or chilli flakes on top.

Cayenne pepper and chilli flakes both contain an active compound called capsaicin. Capsaicin has been shown to boost your metabolism and help burn more calories.

TIP: Be smart with your carbs. Stick to wholegrain options. Gluten-free bread, wholewheat crackers or rye bread also work well.

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