I’m surprised that I haven’t shared on this blog the source of my intense love for avocado.

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In truth, my mom is the true foodie. She was the one who bought and consumed most of the avocados in our house until about last summer. Until then, she was pretty much force feeding my dad and me this green thing that wasn’t really sweet like a mango but wasn’t refreshing like a watermelon. The problem was, she was just eating the avocado straight out of the peel. Even now, I don’t really salivate or get tempted at the fact of just eating a plain avocado. I have to eat together with something.

 

And that’s exactly where the avocado toast comes in.

 

I’m pretty sure I found avocado toast from either a foodie instagram or somewhere online – but all I can say for sure is that it wasn’t a random idea that sparked in my head, I saw it somewhere. I decided to try it out since avocados were always stocked up in our house (courtesy of my mom) and we always had bread (since my family are carb-addicts).

 

I didn’t have that much high expectations to the avocado toast as I wasn’t a fan of avocado, but if naming a blog I co-author with the name avocado, the fact that I crave for an avocado every single day at boarding school, and that at least one of my meals back home includes an avocado, I don’t what else will tell you that I truly fell in love.

 

Over the past year since I got lovestruck, I’ve been perfecting the “art.” I’ve tried and failed, but I think I finally hit the jackpot. It’s truly simple yet so delicious. I generously sprinkle chia seeds as they give a nice crunchy texture that contrasts to the buttery avocado. However, once in awhile, when I have the luxury of having smoked salmon in the house, I add a slice of the smoked salmon as well. Ah … healthy fats all in one – avocado, chia seeds, and salmon.

 

So that’s my lunch pretty much all summer long (I’m a creature of habit) and the source to my love for avocado!

 

Avocado Toast w/ Smoked Salmon and Chia Seeds

 

Ingredients:

  • Multigrain/whole wheat bread
  • One ripe avocado
  • Chia seeds
  • Smoked salmon
  • Optional:
    • Mango
    • Boiled egg

 

Directions

 

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Toast your pieces of bread | My family and I don’t own a toaster, so we’ve been toasting our bread using this panini-style fry-pan and it works equally as well.

 

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Boil one/two hard-boiled eggs. | Again, my sweet mom already prepared these for me, so all I had to do was take these eggs out of the fridge.

 

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Cut up your avocado and mango

 

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After finishing toasting your bread, slather on avocado with your fork

 

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Put one slice of the smoked salmon on the toast | I got these from Costco

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Sprinkle chia seeds on the toast

 

Enjoy!

 

Simple right! But it’s insanely good and I do believe that the simplest pleasures are the best.

How do you eat your avocado’s?

xoxo,

Stephanie

 

2 thoughts on “Avocado Toast w/ Smoked Salmon and Chia Seeds

  1. AHHH this looks just too darn tasty to handle. I just realized the awesomeness of smoked salmon and I love all the other ingredients- I am so trying this! We like to do toast, avocado (or spicy guac), hard boiled egg whites, salt, pepper, and tobasco. But we may be changing that up after this recipe. MMMM mmmmm.

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    1. Haha happy to hear that! I think the beauty of avocado toast is that you can do so much to it. If I simply search avocado toast on Instagram, the pictures range from the most simple ones to the most extravagant ones. If you do happen to make recreate this recipe, so please share about what your thoughts were! Have an amazing weekend! Xo

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