Avocados are one of the world’s healthiest natural foods. Preparing an avocado toast to supplement your regular meals is a great way to get the numerous health benefits of avocados. Although avocado toast is easy to make, it shouldn’t be taken lightly. You can always spice it up and make it better. This toast is rich in antioxidants, fibers and essential minerals for the body. The avocado toast also benefits the body in many other ways. Read on to learn how you can make your avocado toast as delicious as possible.
1. Crunchy spiced chickpea avocado toast
To make this toast, spread mashed avocados over a generous slice of sourdough and add a quarter-cup of roasted chickpeas. Then sprinkle feta cheese and a tablespoon of chopped mint leaves. You can also garnish it with lemon zest. This toast is rich in whole grains, leafy greens, and legumes, all of which are of great benefit to the body. The roasted spice peas are also known to be rich in dietary fibers that help to promote digestion and improve cardiovascular health.
2. Tex-mex avocado toast
To make this toast, load a thick slice of multi-grain toast with mashed avocados and add in a layer of thinly sliced tomatoes. Then, add a tablespoon of drained, rinsed black beans, toasted corn kernels and a tablespoon of salsa. You can also garnish this with chopped cilantro. This toast helps to improve satiety, as the beans and corn contain proteins and fibers that curb hunger. The tomatoes are also known for the vitamin C they provide, which helps to keep the skin smooth and glowing.
3. Mediterranean avocado toast
To make this toast, mash half of an avocado and mix a dash of garlic powder. Then, spread the mixture over a thick slice of whole-grain bread, and add a few tablespoons of thinly sliced sun-dried tomatoes. Also, include a tablespoon of pitted and sliced Kalamata olives, and then garnish with a handful of chopped basil, a sprinkle of feta and lemon zest. The tomatoes provide vitamin C, which improves the skin health and also help to boost immunity. The black olives are healthy fats and the garlic helps to reduce blood pressure, and control circulation.
4. Strawberry and mint avocado toast
To make this toast, spread a thick layer of mashed avocado on a slice of multi-grain bread, and top if off with two or three tablespoons of sliced strawberries, a handful of freshly chopped mint leaves and a tablespoon of toasted chopped hazelnuts. You can then season this with freshly ground salt and black pepper, and also garnish it with a tiny amount of honey. This toast provides you with vitamin C from the strawberry, and phytonutrients from the mint leaves, which helps to promote digestion.
Dress up your avocado toast and eat healthily. Enjoy.
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