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My Go-To Avocado Toast

gluten free avocado toastIf you had told me 7 years ago that I’d be eating avocado, mashed over toast, on repeat, I’d have thought you were crazy.

Alas, here we are in the age of “hipster toast”—and I am totally obsessed.

healthy avocado toastSo today I am sharing with you the breakfast that never fails me.

Let’s make my go-to avocado toast!

how to choose a ripe avocadoThe best avocado toast starts with a perfectly ripe avocado. When choosing the perfect avocado at the store, pick one that that is just ripe—firm, but slightly soft to touch. Slice to use within 2 days of purchase and store leftovers in airtight container with pit still in—this will help keep the avocado fresh for up to 3 more days.

Second, avocado toast needs a reliable base—so pick your favorite bread and get it perfectly toasty. I promise, the soft avocado mash pairs best with a warm, crispy bread. I used gluten free toast, but you can choose your favorite!

easy avocado toastFinally, top your toast off with some cheesy nutritional yeast, nutrient-dense hemp seeds, and spicy red pepper flakes. Yes my friends, this go-to avocado toast is the real deal.

spicy avocado toastIf you give this easy breakfast a try, be sure to comment, leave a rating, and don’t forget to tag a photo #thelocalsprout on Instagram! I can’t wait to hear what you think!

For more nutrient-dense, simple breakfasts, check out my kale + oat superfood bars, sweet potato snack balls, blackberry breakfast cookies, or my banana bread mug muffin

simple avocado toast

My Go-To Avocado Toast
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Today I am sharing with you the breakfast that never fails me. My go-to avocado toast is nutrient dense, cheesy, and so easy to make—yes my friends, this hipster toast is the real deal.
Recipe type: Breakfast, Snack, Side
Cuisine: Gluten Free, Vegan, Nut Free, Oil Free
Serves: 2 slices of toast
  • ½ medium-sized ripe avocado
  • 2 slices of your favorite bread (I used Canyon Bakehouse GF bread)
  • ½ tsp. sea salt
  • pinch black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. nutritional yeast
  • 1 tsp. hemp seeds (optional)
  • 1 tsp. red pepper flakes (optional)
  1. Toast your bread in toaster or on stovetop.
  2. Top with sliced, ripe avocado, using a fork to mash. Sprinkle with sea salt, black pepper, nutritional yeast, optional hemp seeds and red pepper flakes.
  3. Enjoy fresh + make many more!
Nutritional information is a rough estimate of the entire recipe without optional toppings.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 2 slices of toast Calories: 460 Fat: 26.2g Saturated fat: 4.2g Carbohydrates: 50.2g Sugar: 4.5g Sodium: 1398 Fiber: 11.3g Protein: 12.5g Cholesterol: 0mg

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