F45 spokesperson and registered dietitian Ashleigh Kidd shares her surprising and delicious healthy toast toppings for your morning sourdough.
What is the best topping for toast if you’re craving something sweet?
Peanut butter with blueberries, a sprinkle of chia seeds, and a drizzle of honey – thank me later!
The best toppings for toast if you’re craving something savory?
This is my favorite way to eat toast! Avocado, soft boiled egg, squeeze of fresh lime, and crushed red chili flakes. Chef’s kiss!
Best toast topping to keep you full?
Pairing your toast with some protein and fat will provide a balance of macronutrients, and satiety. All of the yummy combos mentioned have those components!
The most interesting/and surprising toast toppings that we should try?
Cottage cheese with sprouts and sliced cherry tomatoes. Top with salt n’ pepper and a drizzle of olive oil. This combo is SO tasty and it will keep you full and satisfied.
What are the best types of bread for digestion and health benefits?
All breads can be enjoyed (unless food allergies are present), but some offer us more nutrients! Look for breads made from whole grains like a whole wheat bread or a sprouted grain bread. These are higher in fiber and protein so they will keep you fuller longer. Whole grains also offer health benefits that may lower your risk for disease like Type 2 Diabetes and Heart Disease. When looking for a whole wheat bread, check the ingredients list, whole wheat flour should be the first ingredient.
Sourdough is also a yummy choice, and potentially easier to digest than other breads due to the fermentation process. If you can find whole wheat sourdough, you’ll also get that additional fiber!
What are the best ways to upgrade your trusty avocado toast?
My favorite ways to add more nutrition to avocado toast are by adding hemp seeds as these seeds add more protein and healthy fats like essential fatty acids omega 3 and omega 6. Or try Feta cheese or eggs on top.
Secret health boost? Nutritional yeast! This adds protein and micronutrients like vitamin B12 and folate and is perfect for vegan diets.
Ashleigh Kidd is a Registered Dietitian with over 7 years experience. She has served clients across the US with areas of specialty in disease management, sports nutrition, food allergies, general health & wellness, and disordered eating. Ashleigh has an All Foods Fit approach to nutrition, helping you break up with the diet cycle and build sustainable health habits instead. She is the Challenge Dietitian for F45 Training, overseeing all things nutrition including meal plans, recipes, nutrition education, and partnerships.