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Toast Two Ways: Savory + Sweet

Christina Liva
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December 11, 2014
Christina Liva
mbg Food Contributor
By Christina Liva
mbg Food Contributor
Christina Liva is a writer, recipe developer, and former mbg food editor. She founded Yay Lunch and is currently based in Virginia.
December 11, 2014

Toast Two Ways: Savory + Sweet

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1. Avocado + Limed Yogurt Toast With Chili Oil

Serves 2

Ingredients

  • 2 pieces of bread (whatever kind you like — Ezekiel, spelt, gluten-free, etc.)
  • 1 avocado
  • 1/2 lime
  • 1 large scoop of yogurt
  • olive oil
  • red chili flakes
  • salt + pepper
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Preparation

1. Toast the bread to your liking.

2. Slice the avocado open lengthwise. Carefully hit your blade into the pit to remove. Score the avocado length and crosswise and remove the flesh with a spoon, dividing it between the two pieces of toast. Using a fork, gently mash the avocado into the toast. Season with salt and pepper.

3. To make the limed yogurt: Place the yogurt in a bowl. Squeeze in the lime juice and zest the lime over top. Season with salt and pepper and mix to combine.

4. Top each piece of toast with the yogurt. Drizzle with olive oil and red chili flakes.

2. Raw Honey + Almond Butter Toast With Chia Seeds

Serves 2

Ingredients

  • 2 pieces of bread (whatever kind you like — Ezekiel, spelt, gluten-free, etc.)
  • 2 heaping tablespoons of raw honey
  • 2 heading tablespoons almond butter (look for the brands with no added sugar)
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds

Preparation

1. Toast the bread to your liking.

2. Spread 1 tablespoon of raw honey over each piece of toast. Top with 1 tablespoon of almond butter. Sprinkle each with equal amounts of chia seeds.

Photography by Vanessa Rees

Recipes + Styling by Christina Liva

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Christina Liva
Christina Liva
mbg Food Contributor

Christina Liva is a writer, recipe developer, and former food editor at mindbodygreen. She received her bachelor's degree in english from Georgetown University, and has also written for Goop and Zagat. Liva is the founder of Yay Lunch, a company based in Virginia that helps provide healthy lunches to kids.