Avocado Toast on Whole Grain Bread with Cherry Tomatoes and Nutritional Yeast


  • 2 slices whole grain bread
  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 tablespoon nutritional yeast
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Red pepper flakes (optional, for a bit of heat)
  • Fresh lemon juice (optional, for added flavor)


  1. Toast the Bread:
    • Toast the slices of whole grain bread until they are golden and crispy.
  2. Prepare the Avocado:
    • Cut the avocado in half, remove the pit, and scoop the flesh into a bowl.
    • Mash the avocado with a fork until it reaches your desired consistency (smooth or slightly chunky).
    • Season with a pinch of salt, pepper, and a squeeze of fresh lemon juice if using. Mix well.
  3. Assemble the Toast:
    • Spread the mashed avocado evenly over the toasted bread slices.
    • Top with halved cherry tomatoes.
  4. Add Nutritional Yeast:
    • Sprinkle 1 tablespoon of nutritional yeast over the avocado and cherry tomatoes on each slice of toast.
  5. Season:
    • Add an additional sprinkle of salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes if you like a bit of heat.
  6. Serve:
    • Serve immediately and enjoy this delicious, nutrient-packed breakfast or snack.


  • Variety: Add other toppings such as sliced radishes, cucumber, or a handful of fresh herbs like cilantro or parsley.
  • Protein Boost: For extra protein, you can add a sprinkle of hemp seeds or a drizzle of tahini.
  • Creamier Texture: Mix the mashed avocado with a bit of olive oil or vegan mayo for an extra creamy texture.

Benefits of this Recipe:

  1. Healthy Fats: Avocado is rich in monounsaturated fats, which are heart-healthy and help keep you full.
  2. High in Fiber: Whole grain bread and avocado provide a good amount of dietary fiber.
  3. Nutrient-Dense: Nutritional yeast adds a boost of B-vitamins and a cheesy flavor without the dairy.
  4. Antioxidants: Cherry tomatoes are packed with antioxidants, including vitamin C and lycopene.
  5. Versatile and Quick: This recipe is quick to prepare and can be customized with various toppings.

Nutritive Value (Per Serving – Estimated):

  • Calories: 300
  • Protein: 7g
  • Carbohydrates: 32g
  • Dietary Fiber: 10g
  • Sugars: 4g
  • Fat: 18g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.5g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 300mg
  • Vitamin A: 15% of the Daily Value (DV)
  • Vitamin C: 25% of the DV
  • Calcium: 6% of the DV
  • Iron: 15% of the DV

This avocado toast recipe is a simple yet flavorful way to enjoy a nutritious meal that’s perfect for any time of day.

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