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Mediterranean Diet Protein Avocado Toast Recipe

Mediterranean Diet Protein Avocado Toast Recipe By Registered Dietitian Maya Oueichek, MBA, RDN


Avocado toast - the trend that refuses to die, and rightfully so! Creamy, delicious, and surprisingly versatile, it's no wonder this breakfast superstar has taken the world by storm. But let's be honest, sometimes it needs a little more oomph, especially if you're looking for a sustained energy boost throughout the morning. That's where this Mediterranean Protein Avocado Toast comes in! It takes all the classic goodness you love and amps it up with protein, fiber, and healthy fats for a truly satisfying and brain-powering breakfast.




Mediterranean Diet Protein Avocado Toast Recipe

Why you should try this Mediterranean Diet Protein Avocado Toast Recipe?


Omega-3: Flaxseed, our secret ingredient, is loaded with omega-3 fatty acids, essential for cognitive function, heart health, and even reducing inflammation. Talk about a brain boost!

Protein Packed: This recipe packs a whopping 30 grams of protein per serving, compared to the typical 4-6 grams in traditional avocado toast. That means longer-lasting energy and feeling fuller for longer.

Fiber: From the whole-wheat bread to the avocado and flaxseed, this recipe is a fiber festival, aiding digestion, promoting gut health, and keeping you feeling satisfied.





Ingredients:


Mediterranean Diet Protein Avocado Toast Recipe

  • 1 slice of whole-wheat sourdough bread

  • ½ medium avocado, mashed

  • ½ cup non-fat Greek yogurt

  • 1 tablespoon milled flaxseed

  • 1 hard-boiled egg, sliced

  • Black pepper, to taste

  • Garnish: Pickled red onion, chopped









Total Nutrition:

Calories: 400 kcal per serving

Protein: 30g

Fat: 20g

Carbohydrates: 26g

Fiber: 8g

*Disclaimer: This analysis provides a rough estimate and may vary slightly based on factors such as specific brands of ingredients and preparation methods.

Directions:

  1. Toast your bread to your desired doneness.

  2. In a small bowl, mash the avocado and combine it with the Greek yogurt and flaxseed. Spread the mixture evenly on your toast.

  3. Top with sliced hard-boiled egg and a sprinkle of black pepper.

  4. For the final touch, add a vibrant pop of flavor with chopped pickled red onion.






Nutrition Benefits of Flaxseed :

Rich in Lignans: These plant compounds work as antioxidants and may have potential benefits for heart health and hormone balance.

Good source of B vitamins: Flaxseed can contribute to energy production and overall well-being.

Promotes satiety: Its high fiber content keeps you feeling full and reduces cravings.


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