This power toast is ready in less than seven minutes, and provides a whopping 21g of protein. The only cooking you’ll need to do? Toast the bread.
Avocados are a nutritional powerhouse with more than 20 vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients, while the cottage cheese provides a nice combination of protein and carbohydrates. Combining these two foods really helps create a nutrient-packed, muscle-building breakfast.
Nutrition (per serving)
Calories: 381; total fat: 18g; protein: 21g; carbohydrates: 39g; sodium: 659mg
Recipe and photo by Kati Mora, M.S., R.D. of Around the Plate.
Makes 1 servings
- 2 slices 100% whole wheat bread
- 1 avocado
- ½ cup low fat cottage cheese
- 1 Tbsp lemon juice
- 6 red pepper strips (approximately 1/4 of a red pepper)
- 4 sprigs cilantro
- Salt and pepper
How to make it
In a food processor, combine avocado, lemon juice, and cottage cheese. Mix until smooth.
Toast bread. Top with a few heaping spoonfuls of avocado mixture.
Align red peppers on top of toast.
Sprinkle with cilantro, salt, and pepper. Serve.