Being a self-proclaimed avocado addict, it comes as no surprise that I love avocado toast for breakfast. Breakfast is absolutely my favorite meal of the day, and given that I eat avocados on pretty much anything, every chance I get, I’m excited that I have perfected, in my opinion, an avo-toast recipe!
I have been a huge fan of chia seeds for probably a good year and a half now, so when one of my friends introduced me to Hemp hearts, I was super excited to try them. Where chia seeds usually are known for their fiber content, hemp seeds, or hemp hearts, are more known for protein. Another difference is that chia seeds I would never just eat alone, but mix into yogurt, smoothies, oatmeal, cookies, etc. Hemp hearts are wonderful seriously as a post-workout or pre-workout protein boost, because they taste like ground up nuts sort of, and you can just eat them with a spoon! I decided to add a sprinkle of hemp hearts to my avocado toast recipe for an extra crunch and nutrition, and I love the way it turned out
One more ingredient I want to highlight in this recipe is coconut oil. By now I’m sure everyone and their mother has said something to you about the health benefits of coconut oil, and I just can’t disagree! I personally could never just make toast without butter, peanut butter, honey, jam, or whatever, right on top because dry toast sounds honestly so unappealing, and tastes unappealing too! Coconut oil is a super healthy alternative to butter that doesn’t clash flavors with the avocado and really makes your toast that perfectly melty texture on top, underneath all that green goodness.
By now you’re probably thinking, Omg just tell us the recipe, so here it is!
What You’ll Need…
One slice of toast
1/2 an avocado, mashed
1. Toast your bread and spread coconut oil on top. I melted my coconut oil so all I had to do was drizzle it right on!
2. Mash your avocado and spread over the coconut oil
3. Sprinkle as many hemp hearts as your heart desires on top of the avocado for some extra crunch and protein. (I added a lot!)
4. I seasoned my toast with sea salt and chili powder for a little kick and (don’t judge) to satisfy my salt addiction!
This recipe is loaded with all the Omega 3’s, or healthy fats, you could possibly need, given that it includes the hemp hearts, avocado and coconut oil. Plus, if you choose a fiber-rich bread, that combined with the avocado does you a solid when it comes to your protein intake for the day!
Are you a fan of avocado toast? I would love to try more variations, so if you have a recipe for this yummy breakfast, I want it!