Fourteen Tasty Ways to Top Your Toast

My sister emailed me a picture of her yummy breakfast creation one morning last week: wholewheat sourdough toast topped with leftover chopped tomato mozzarella salad which she stuck under the broiler until the cheese was bubbly, then topped with a fried egg and a scattering of real bacon bits…

Brenda's Breakfast Bruschetta

Brenda’s Tomato Egg and Bacon Breakfast Bruschetta

Doesn’t it look yummy?  I’ve dubbed it “Brenda’s Tomato, Egg and Bacon Breakfast Bruschetta.”

This got me thinking about more tasty ways you can top toast to create an easy, healthy and delicious breakfast.

Laurie Colwin's Whole Wheat Bread

Laurie Colwin’s Whole Wheat Bread

Of course the better your bread, the better your toast! Homemade is a special treat. But any really good bread (the fewer ingredients the better) will do. I really like the La Brea breads from Costco and wholewheat sourdough from Trader Joe’s or Fresh and Easy.

So, here we go with 13 more tasty ways to top your toast…

Jar of Raspberry Fruit Spread

2) Fruit Spread. You could keep things simple with your favorite fruit spread of jam, though this is something I rarely do. I prefer to spread on a little protein.

Peanut Butter Toast

Peanut Butter Toast

3) Nut Butter. My go to choices are peanut butter or almond butter.

1/2 Banana and Almond Butter

1/2 Banana & Almond Butter (2PPV)

Toast with Peanut Butter and Banana

Toast with Peanut Butter and Banana

4) Nut Butter and Banana. A classic combination I never tire of.

Toast and Laughing Cow Cheese

Toast & Laughing Cow Cheese

5) Cheese. Laughing cow spread is a natural choice since it’s so spreadable. But really any cheese would work. When I was in London recently, I was served several kinds of cheese, including cheddar to enjoy on my toast.

Toast with Raspberries, Laughing Cow Cheese, and Honey

Toast with Raspberries, Laughing Cow Cheese & Honey

6) Soft Cheese and Berries. Like this Laughing Cow Cheese and Raspberries Toast I made last summer.

Weight Watchers Cheese Danish

Weight Watchers Cheese Danish

7) Cottage Cheese, sugar and cinnamon. Spread on toast and broiled until bubbly becomes a Low Fat Weight Watchers “Danish”.

Strawberry Breakfast Bruschetta

Strawberry Breakfast Bruschetta

8) Strawberry Breakfast Bruschetta. Cream cheese and lemon curd stirred together, spread on toast and sprinkled with berries and fresh mint.

Healthy Poached Egg with Tomatoes

Healthy Poached Egg with Tomatoes

9) Poached Eggs. A classic.

Skinny Open Faced Egg & Canadian Bacon Sandwich

Skinny Open Faced Breakfast Egg Sandwich

10) Fried Egg and Canadian Bacon. A lighter, healthier open-faced egg sandwich.

Open-Faced Egg Salad Breakfast Sandwich

11) Egg Salad. Another standard in our simple breakfast repertoire. With hard boiled eggs in the refrigerator, this comes together in minutes.

Scrambled Eggs on Toast

Scrambled Eggs on Toast

12) Scrambled Eggs. Another simple, easy healthy combination.

Beans on Toast

Beans on Toast

13) Beans. I forget how much I like beans on toast until I taste it. Brenda served this last Saturday for breakfast when we visited her in Tucson. Just heat up a can of beans (we like Heinz in tomato sauce) and spoon over toast.

Smoked Salmon and Cream Cheese on Toast

Smoked Salmon and Cream Cheese on Toast

14) Smoked Salmon. We’ve savored this delicious breakfast the past two mornings thanks to Mac, who had more smoked salmon than he felt he could use, so generously offered to share with us!

Do you have a favorite easy, healthy, delicious way to top your toast at breakfast?

Links

50 Easy Toast Toppers from The Food Network
Avocado Toast from Snack Girl
Tomatoes on Toast from Simply Recipes
Breakfast Bruschetta two ways from Nigella Lawson

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