There's Something About Berry toast

Nutritionists often stress the importance of a hearty, healthy breakfast – a difficult rule for most of us in the midst of a chaotic morning. Most weekdays, we’re lucky if there’s time to grab an apple before hitting the road. This can wreak havoc on your metabolism and overall productivity throughout the rest of your day. Next time, try these quick, healthy toast recipes before reaching for the butter.

 

The Apple-tizer Toast

Apple-tizer toast

Apple-tizer toast

What you’ll need:

White, rye or wheat bread

1/2 granny smith apple

1 tablespoon apple butter

1 teaspoon cinnamon

Spread apple butter. Thinly slice apple and place on top. Lightly sprinkle cinnamon and enjoy. Optional: Top with granola or nuts for extra crunch.

 

Sweet and Sour Sunrise Toast

Sweet and Sour Sunrise toast

Sweet and Sour Sunrise toast

What you’ll need:

Sourdough bread

2 tablespoons small curd cottage cheese

1 peach or nectarine

1 basil leaf

A touch of salt and pepper

Wait for toast to cool before spreading cottage cheese. Top with sliced peaches or nectarines (or fruit of your choice) and add basil. Add salt and pepper for flavor.

 

Caped Crepe Toast

Caped Crepe toast

Caped Crepe toast

What you’ll need:

Whole grain wheat bread

1 large banana

1 tablespoon hazelnut spread

2 tablespoons granola

1 tablespoon chia seeds

Top toast with hazelnut spread. Thinly slice banana and layer on top. Sprinkle granola and chia seeds for texture.

 

Jam-Boree Toast

Jam-Boree toast

Jam-Boree toast

What you’ll need:

wheat or rye bread

1 tablespoon strawberry jam

1/2 cup raspberries

1/2 cup blueberries

1/2 tablespoon chia seeds

Spread jam. Top with fresh raspberries, blueberries and chia seeds.

 

Cordial Crunch Toast

Cordial Crunch toast

Cordial Crunch toast

What you’ll need:

whole grain wheat bread

1 tablespoon peanut/almond butter

2 tablespoons mixed nuts of your choice

1 tablespoon raisins

1 tablespoon granola

Spread peanut/almond butter. Top with your choice of nuts and raisins with a dash of granola.

 

Eggomaniac Toast

Eggomaniac toast

Eggomaniac toast

What you’ll need:

Sourdough or wheat bread

2 tablespoons liquid egg whites

1/2 cup fresh kale

pinch of black pepper

2 teaspoons grated parmesan cheese

Fry egg whites in nonstick pan until fluffy. Top with fresh kale, pepper and light parmesan cheese.

 

Much Ado About Avocado Toast

Much Ado about Avocado toast

Much Ado About Avocado toast

What you’ll need:

Wheat or rye bread

1 ripe avocado

2 teaspoons feta cheese

1 tablespoon sliced almonds

Blend one half avocado until it is a spreadable paste. Spread like butter and dice other half of avocado. Place on top with feta and almonds.

 

There’s Something About Berry Toast

There's Something About Berry toast

There’s Something About Berry toast

What you’ll need:

1 tablespoon cream cheese

1/2 cup fresh mixed berries

1 tablespoon granola

Optional: 1 teaspoon fresh or grated basil

Spread cream cheese evenly, place berries and granola on top with basil (optional for extra kick).