Avocado Chickpea Toast is an easy vegan breakfast or lunch for days when you don’t have the energy to cook
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When you travel, do you pack exactly what you need and only that or do you bring one million different options of things to wear? I fall in the second category…
I have an over packing problem… plus, I went shopping so I had extra things in my bag on the way home. We’re talking: me having to sit on the suitcase to get it zipped.Avocado Chickpea Toast: easy #vegan meal for days you have no energy to cook. #AvocadoToastClick To Tweet
One of the shirts in my bag is covered in beads/sequins, and the TSA people needed to open my bag. So the guy said “hey, we’re gonna open your bag.” My response: “Careful. It’s gonna explode there’s so much stuff in there!”
Cue me slapping my hand over my mouth then awkwardly trying to pretend like I didn’t just say “explode” in the security line at the airport.
Luckily, the guy had a sense of humor and/or didn’t hear what I said.
Even more luckily was that he was able to shut my bag after checking it. I honestly still can’t believe it fit into the overhead bin on the plane.
Anywho, I feel a little tired today. And I’m so ready to get back into normal life. After moving all last week then traveling for 5 days, I feel a little scattered.
Making sure I get extra veggies & lots of plant-based nutrients always help me feel better after traveling and/or when life is crazy.
Since my brain power is slim to none, I have this easy & simple Avocado Chickpea Toast. Basically, I mashed up some chickpeas & avocado and put it on toast. Success.
This is a simple, filling, and tasty lunch or breakfast. I eat a little salad on the side and call it a
day meal. I love that it only requires a few ingredients. You can also adjust the seasoning to your preference.
If you’re not a cilantro fan, you can leave it out. Add more cayenne pepper for a spicier topping or use lime juice instead of lemon.
Avocado Chickpea Toast
What You'll Need:
- 5 slices whole grain bread
- 15 oz can chickpeas no salt added, 1 1/2 cups
- 1 cup avocado 1 medium
- 1 TBSP lemon juice
- 2 TBSP cilantro
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1/8 tsp pepper
- dash of cayenne pepper
How to Make It:
Toast the bread if desired.
Meanwhile, mash the chickpeas & avocado into a medium sized bowl.
Add in remaining ingredients and stir/mash until it is to your desired consistency.
Spread about 1/4 cup on each slice of toast and enjoy!
*You can keep the chickpea mixture in the fridge for up to 3 days. It will turn a darker color but still taste good. Do not top the toast until just before serving.
*Each serving is one slice of bread with about 1/4 cup avocado chickpea mixture
What to use in this recipe:
What’s your favorite way to top toast?
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- Easy Peanutty Pasta – vegan, can be gluten free
- Easy Tomato Soup – vegan, gluten free
- Chicken Quesadillas – can be gluten free
- Salsa Tuna and Bean Salad – gluten free, dairy free
- Mexican Quinoa Casserole (takes no effort but needs to bake an hour) – gluten free, vegan
- Curry Avocado Chicken Salad – gluten free, dairy free
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