Feed your breakfast inspiration with this week’s special recipe feature: 6 healthy breakfast toasts. All of these toasts pack a hearty dose of fiber and protein, and many also include heart-healthy fats.

Today’s featured toast is the perfect combination of savory and sweet flavors. It’s light and refreshing and works well with any type of berry in season. Berries are particularly high in ellagic acid, a phytochemical that has been shown to have strong cancer-protective properties.

Ricotta, Basil, and Strawberry Toast

Makes 1 serving. Per Serving: 140 calories, 4 g total fat (1.5 g saturated fat), 23 g carbohydrate, 3 g dietary fiber, 5 g protein, 135 mg sodium.

Ingredients

  • 1 slice whole grain bread toasted
  • 1 Tbsp ricotta cheese
  • 3 fresh basil leaves sliced into strips
  • 2-4 strawberries sliced into thin strips

Instructions

  1. This toast is the perfect combination of savory and sweet flavors. It’s light and refreshing and works well with any type of berry in season. Berries are one of AICR’s Foods that Fight Cancer – and are particularly high in ellagic acid, a phytochemical that has been shown to have strong cancer-protective properties.

    Makes 1 serving. Per serving: 140 calories, 4 g total fat (1.5 g saturated fat), 23 g carbohydrate, 5 g protein, 3 g dietary fiber, 135 mg sodium.

The Author:

Sonja Goedkoop, MSPH, RD, is Head of Food and Nutrition at Zesty, Inc. She is passionate about helping others improve their health through diet and physical activity and believes eating nutritious food should be easy and taste great. You can follow her on Twitter @SonjaGoedkoopRD.

(AICR) American Institute for Cancer Research

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