Mother’s Day is right around the corner. Time to raise a glass to the woman who sang you to sleep, survived through your terrible 2’s, drove you to every practice, cheered you at every game, bandaged and kissed every scrape, and will love you unconditionally. Although she may never stop worrying about you, this Mother’s Day don’t let her worry about breakfast! What better way to show appreciation for mom than through a homemade breakfast made by her kids? Skip traditional pancakes and French toast and whip up something as colorful and unique as she is: Breakfast toasts! Easy for even the most novice of chefs or the littlest of hands to assemble.
Breakfast toast doesn’t have to be basic or boring! A bit of creativity in the kitchen can go a long way and it’s as easy to make as 1, 2, 3!
How to build a delicious healthy breakfast.
Step 1: Pick a base! Good choices include: Whole Grain Bread, Multigrain English Muffin, Sweet Potato Slices, Whole Grain Pitas or Multigrain Bagel Thins
Step 2: Boost up with hearty filling! Good choices include: Eggs, Hummus, Avocado, Natural Nut/Seed Butters, Greek Yogurt, or Light Cream Cheese (flavor of choice)
Step 3: Top it off! Fresh Fruit, Leafy Greens, Chia/Flax Seeds, Nuts/Seeds, Chocolate Chips, Fried Egg, Hot Sauce, Herbs & Spices, or Jelly/Jam
Partner with fresh coffee and flowers to brighten her morning. Bonus points for cleaning the kitchen when you’re done . . . After all, Mom is the toast of the town!!
Tasty Breakfast Suggestions!
Classic Breakfast Toast
Toasted Whole Grain English Muffin + 2 Slices Turkey Bacon + Tomato + Scrambled eggs + Cheddar
Tropical Getaway Toast
2 Slices Whole Grain Bread + 1/2 Avocado Mashed + Smoked Salmon + Mango Salsa
Sweet Tooth Satisfier Toast
2 Slices Sweet Potato Toast + 4oz Greek Yogurt or Low Fat Ricotta + Sliced Strawberries + Dark Chocolate Chips + Drizzle of Honey
Pizza For Breakfast Toast:
Multigrain Bagel Thin + Mariana Sauce + Scrambled Eggs + Fresh Basil + Cheese
Mediterranean Inspired Toast
Toasted Whole Wheat Pita + 1/4 cup Hummus + Sliced Cherry Tomatoes, Cucumbers & Olives + Drizzle of Balsamic Vinegar
Chunky Monkey Toast
Whole Grain Toast + 2 tsp. Almond Butter + Banana Slices + Sprinkle of Coco Powder/Cinnamon+ Unsweetened Coconut Flakes