Slice ‘em, mash ‘em or chop them up. Either way, they’re delicious on toasted bread. Forget the butter, this plant-based source of fat is perfectly creamy and packed with fiber. To make your avocado toast even better, add salt, pepper, garlic powder, chopped red onion, and tomatoes. Avocados are very nutritious and include a considerable amount of fiber, vitamin C, vitamin E, Vitamin K, B5, folate, and copper.
Hummus is an easy and quick way to enjoy breakfast toast. And it doesn’t have to be JUST hummus. Bulk up your hummus with some of your favorite toppings and seasonings. You can even go for everything bagel seasoning to add some texture and flavor to your hummus toast.
Not only is hummus delicious, but it packs a nutrient punch! In a 100-gram serving of hummus, there are about 8 grams of protein, 6 grams of fiber, and a significant amount of manganese, copper, folate, iron, zinc, and thiamin.
Chutney is a dip, spread, or condiment from India, the Caribbean, South Asia, and parts of Africa. They can be sweet or savory – depending on how it’s made. They can be sweet, tangy, or even spicy, choose what you like!
Pesto is usually made with basil, hard cheese, and olive oil. If you’re into pesto, but want it vegan – we have a plant-based pesto recipe on the blog! Add a layer of pesto to your toast and add tofu scramble if you need something hearty. It makes for an easy snack or morning meal.
Fruit jam, fruit preservatives, or marmalade are all great additions to toast! They can be made with bitter orange, citrus fruit, grape, strawberry, blackberry, mango, or fig – the list goes on and on. Go for homemade, buy local, or purchase some from a grocery store, the choice is yours.
Nut butter like peanuts are a great way to add hunger-fighting fat and protein to the start of your day – keeping you satiated for longer. Other nut butter to consider include almond butter, cashew butter, and hazelnut butter. Natural peanut butter has a whopping 10% of the DV for Vitamin B6 and 12% of the DV for Magnesium.
Load up your toasted bread with your favorite refried beans along with any other toppings (tomatoes, onion, salsa) and make it a hearty meal packed with plant-based fiber! You can go for either refried pinto beans or refried black beans! Both are delicious and can be found vegetarian (just make sure it does not contain lard).
Garlic lovers – you’re going to swoon over this one! When roasting garlic, they turn buttery, soft, and slightly sweet. Once they’re done, just spread them onto a slice of your favorite toasted bread.
Sweeten up those loaves with homemade date paste! All you need is 2 ingredients – or 3 to give it a boost of cinnamon spice. Naturally sweetened by dates alone. Meaning, no added sugar or syrups. In a 100-gram serving of dates, there are 20% of the RDI for potassium, 18% of the RDI for copper, 15% of the RDI for manganese, and 12% of the RDI for Vitamin B6.
Marmite or Vegemite
Go for something a little different and spread some marmite or vegemite onto those toasty slices! They are a great source of B vitamins and packed with niacin and folic acid. If you’re into savory and salty – they are great additions to toast!