Recipes | 24 March 2017Avocado Toast Three Ways Share article facebook twitter google pinterest Avocado toast is the perfect breakfast. It’s easy, filling, and high in healthy fats. It’s also super versatile. These 3 recipes from Eat With Intention are the perfect way to start your day. Avocado Toast Three Ways We can’t be well-oiled machines all of the time; our lives can get messy or chaotic, which is why I think it’s so important to know ourselves and prepare accordingly. For example, if you are tempted to stay up working all night and neglect your self-care, set your phone alarm to go off at 9 p.m. to remind you to close your laptop and enjoy a bath. Avocado toast is one of those meals that has helped rig a lot of people for success around their diets. It’s a super easy, filling, go-to, healthy breakfast or lunch. Here are three of my favorite recipes, but I encourage you to explore your own creativity here. INNER ROCK STAR VISUALIZATION Sit comfortably with your spine straight and your eyes closed. Imagine yourself going through the day ahead as your best self: you are sailing through the same meetings, tasks, errands, and interactions with ease, grace, confidence, and bliss. Go through your day thoroughly and all the activities involved and notice the energy that this “rock star you” brings to each situation. When you’ve gone through your whole day, take a deep breath in and hold it, allowing all of that magnificent energy to circulate within your body, then exhale. Yield: 1 serving (per option) INGREDIENTS OPTION 1 2 tablespoons (30 g) roasted garlic hummus 1 slice Ezekiel bread, toasted 1 avocado, halved, pitted, and sliced ½ cup (34 g) sautéed kale (see page 104) ½ cup (44 g) sautéed red onions Pinch of salt Pinch of freshly ground black pepper Spread the hummus on the bread. Top with the sliced avocado, sautéed kale, and red onions, and season with a pinch of salt and pepper. Serve. OPTION 2 1 avocado, halved, pitted, and mashed 1 flatbread cracker (I love the seasoned ones from Wasa) 1 radish, thinly sliced Spring peas, cooked Drizzle of extra-virgin olive oil Pinch of salt Spread the mashed avocado on the flatbread. Arrange the sliced radish on top and scatter over the peas. Drizzle over the olive oil and season with salt. Serve. OPTION 3 1 avocado, halved, pitted, and mashed 1 brown rice cake 1 fresh peach, sliced and sautéed in extra-virgin coconut oil Spread the mashed avocado on the rice cake, then top with the peach slices. Serve. Buy from an Online Retailer US: Make Peace with Your Plate This is not your traditional cookbook. You will not have to do a cleanse, eat kale every day, or eliminate an entire food group. Instead, you will learn the step-by-step process for eating with intention and put a stop to the never ending cycle of fad diets, constant exhaustion, and general unhappiness with your body and yourself. Meditation and wellness teacher Cassandra Bodzak struggled for years with unhealthy dieting, stomach pains, and food allergies. It was only when she began to listen to her body and eat with intention that she transformed her life. In this book, she shares her wisdom to help you discover: -How to uncover the foods that are hurting you -How to nourish your body from a place of self-love -How to incorporate a daily gratitude or meditation practice into your life -How to prepare nearly 75 plant-based recipes, each accompanied by a mantra and meditation for eating with purpose and fueling your body So if you want to learn how to quiet your mind, start listening to your own body, and love your whole self, then you are ready for this blueprint to a life that lights you up from the inside out. You are ready to live your best life with a clear head, open heart, and endless energy. Share article facebook twitter google pinterest If you have any comments on this article please contact us or get in touch via social media.