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10 Toast Recipes That Make Breakfast Way More Interesting

  • Shaw's Simple Swaps

    Pico de Gallo Toast

    Pico de gallo toast is easily one of the best no-fuss meals. Simply layer avocado and pico de gallo on whole-grain toast. Top it with a few dashes of Tabasco sauce for a flavorful, zero-calorie kick. Want more protein? Add a fried egg. (These protein smoothies will also help keep you full.)

    Get the recipe: Pico de Gallo Avocado Toast

  • Marisa Moore Nutrition

    Roasted Grape, Goat Cheese, and Pecan Toast

    Wake up to perfection with both sweet and savory notes. This delicious gourmet toast combines grapes, goat cheese, and crunchy pecans. Does that feel grown-up or what?

    Get the recipe: Roasted Grape, Rosemary Goat Cheese, and Pecan Toast

  • Shaw's Simple Swaps

    Peanut Butter Banana Toast

    You can't go wrong with a classic PB&B combination. To keep it under 200 calories, this recipe uses powdered peanut butter. Simply mix it with a little H2O and—violà!—peanut butter with 85 percent less fat and calories. Bonus points if you add fresh fruit for a hit of antioxidants.

    Get the recipe: 200-Calorie Banana Peanut Butter Toast

  • Wonderful Pistachios

    Avocado Toast with Sweet Chili Pistachios

    We can't get enough of avocado toast. Seriously—we have at least 30 ideas to keep your taste buds interested. But here's one more: Once youi've spread on your avocado, top your toast with Wonderful Pistachios in Sweet Chili flavor, then add a drizzle of hot sauce. If that kick doesn't wake you up in the morning, we don't know what will.

  • Key Ingredients

    Open-Faced Poached Egg, Tomato, and Goat Cheese Sandwich

    You're going to need a knife and fork to enjoy this toast recipe, but it's worth the extra dirty dishes. Between the protein-packed egg and creamy goat cheese, you really can't go wrong.

    Get the recipe: Open-Faced Poached Egg, Tomato and Goat Cheese Sandwich

  • Cotter Crunch

    Balsamic-Glazed Pears on Rye Toast

    When you want to feel fancy in the morning, go for this gourmet toast. Pairing savory Swiss cheese with sweet pears—and adding a balsamic glaze—is worthy of an Insta snap or two.

    Get the recipe: Balsamic-Glazed Pears on Gluten-Free Rye-Style Toast

  • Homemade Nutrition

    Mango Cream Cheese Toast

    This toast is a winner for those who crave the sweeter side of breakfast. Pair with your morning smoothie and you've got yourself a winning breakfast meal. (Need some smoothie inspo? We've got you covered.)

    Get the recipe: Mango Cream Cheese Toast

  • Food, Pleasure & Health

    Whipped Cottage Cheese with Berries

    Get your morning dose of protein in with whipped cottage cheese toast. You'll also squeeze in a dose of antioxidants from those berries—and that's something we all could use a little more of.

    Get the recipe: Whipped Cottage Cheese with Berries

  • Clean Eating Veggie Girl

    Chocolate Chili Almond Butter Toast

    This toast hits a ton of sweet notes up front, but finishes with a spicy twist. Plus it has the perfect blend of vitamin E–boosting almonds and a hearty whole-grain bread to keep hunger at bay until lunch.

    Get the recipe: Chocolate Chili Almond Butter Toast

  • Tasty Balance Nutrition

    Dill and Tahini Egg Salad Toast

    This toast is packed with choline and vitamin D, and the protein will keep you satisfied and satiated all morning.

    Get the recipe: Dill and Tahini Egg Salad Toast


Elizabeth Shaw MS, RDN, CLT

Elizabeth is a San Diego based nutrition communications consultant who works with local and national brands to help encourage healthy living behaviors. You can find her on social media @shawsimpleswaps.
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