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A Quick and Easy Lunch Idea

avocado toast

Sometimes I’m at a loss when it comes to lunch. I often end up eating breakfast food again – cereal, yogurt with granola and fruit, or a smoothie with some spinach thrown in. But these usually leave me hungry again before too long, and sometimes I want something just as quick but savory.

Recently, I’ve been hooked on whole wheat toast with avocado, salt, and chili flakes. Top this with a scrambled or fried egg, and you’ve got a healthy meal that satisfies for hours.

During summertime, I add thick tomato or cucumber slices to make this even more of a garden delight!

Toast with Avocado, Salt and Red Pepper Flakes
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Serves: 2 slices
  • 2 slices of whole wheat bread
  • ½ an avocado
  • pinch of red pepper flakes
  • pinch of sea salt
  1. Toast the bread and top with thin avocado slices.
  2. Top with a pinch of red pepper flakes and sea salt.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1

avocado toast

If I add egg, I use one large scrambled or fried egg. If I add vegetables, I add as many as I want!

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  • Kiyah
    January 17, 2013 at 5:31 pm

    Such a great idea, and so amazingly simple. Sounds like I’ve found tomorrow’s lunch (although, I ate the last of the avocado with stir fry tonight….)

  • Elizabeth in Kansas City
    January 21, 2013 at 1:51 pm

    I am hooked to using 1/2 Avocado, cherry tomatoes cut in half, a little sea salt and some cumin! I’ll have to try my combo on toast & an egg. Thanks,

  • Amelia
    January 21, 2013 at 2:53 pm

    Love the idea of adding cumin!

  • Amy
    January 23, 2013 at 11:51 pm

    This is delish! Thanks for the idea.

  • Lisa Eirene (@LisaEirene)
    February 5, 2013 at 9:40 am

    I’m obsessed with avocados. In fact, eating 2 fried eggs and half a small avocado for breakfast right now! Avocados are great because they are so filling and I always feel healthy eating them.

  • Amelia
    February 5, 2013 at 11:44 am


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