While you don’t have to get fancy in the morning, you can get a balanced source of fuel by mixing and matching ingredients below to make your own “Speedy Break-wiches”… These can also be enjoyed at lunch or even dinner time! And, if you are not a fan of traditional breakfast fare, go for something some of the savory options with veggies!
Start with any whole grain “bread” of your choice, toasted
Pick a spread
Your favorite nut butter: peanut butter, almond butter, cashew butter…
Soy, Almond or Coconut yogurt
Silken tofu blended with cinnamon, a splash of maple syrup and citrus zest
Savory choices – hummus, other bean spread or mashed avocado
Layer on the toppings
Berries (of any kind) or sliced fresh fruit: bananas, nectarines, cantaloupe, plums, apples, pears, mango and cinnamon
Veggie options: shredded carrot, cucumber, zucchini, roasted red peppers, tomatoes, pickled red onions, parsley, cilantro, dill …
Cook Smart, Eat Smart Tip: Don’t hesitate to go the savory route with the “Break-wich” and use hummus or other bean spread and shredded carrot and cucumber with halved cherry tomatoes in place of the fruit, and a sprinkle of fresh parsley for a boost of antioxidant power!
Read the newspaper article that mentioned this recipe!