Avocado, Sun-dried Tomato and Goat Cheese Toasts

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Today, I made a healthy lunch that consisted of nothing more than two slices of Rustica bread from Trader Joe’s that I toasted, an avocado, two tablespoons of sun-dried tomatoes and two tablespoons of goat cheese. There were no added seasonings, no sauces, just fresh ground pepper. The only “sauce” that made it onto my sandwich was some of the olive oil from the sun-dried tomatoes.

My goal this year was to eat an avocado a day if I could. Sometimes, I find it’s easiest to eat my avocado at lunch on toast. I can’t do this everyday, sometimes I’m out and about, or I run out of avocados, or I just feel like something different. I know that avocados are so healthy for our hearts though, so want to eat one as often as I can.

A little over a year ago, I added almonds to my daily routine. Around 4:00 each day, I sit down to a quarter cup of almonds and an apple. I am determined to be the healthiest I can be for the rest of my life. I turned 50 two years ago, and I am healthier now, and weigh less, than when I was at 35. I came to the realization that when you are focused more on good health and not just fitting into the perfect outfit for an occasion, you end up looking better and feeling better and it’s easier to reach those goals when it’s good health you are focused on, not vanity.

It’s more important to me to live a full, healthy life than anything else. Today, I started my day with a 5-1/4 mile walk with my furry Valentine, Remington.

I toasted my bread and stacked it with the avocado first (half an avocado on each piece of bread), then the sun-dried tomatoes ( 1 tablespoon per toast) and last but not least, goat cheese (1 tablespoon per toast).

I feel that this post doesn’t really need the recipe, it was so easy.

Enjoy!

Until next time, Kris

 

Author: Sunshine and Savory

I love when my house is filled with people, having friends and family over for a meal feeds my soul. There is nothing I enjoy more than preparing for a dinner party, a holiday dinner, or a book club meeting when it's my turn to host ... If I could, I would own a Bed and Breakfast! This would ensure I'd always have someone to prepare a meal for. Being with others and sharing my table is what I look forward to most. I was born in Wisconsin and after I got married in 1987, my husband and I moved west for his job. He had just graduated college and we were married a couple months later. An interesting tidbit about me is that I never cooked a meal before I got married. I taught myself how to cook and found that I really enjoyed it. One of the first meals I made after we were married was a shrimp pasta dish. I made this for myself when my husband was on business travel and I had so much fun inventing this meal - this was the start of my love of cooking. I probably won't be posting much on shrimp dishes, since I am now allergic. Big bummer! I was allergic to lobster, and then had an issue with scallops, so just never had a shrimp after the scallop incident. Why couldn't I be allergic to something less enjoyable?! My favorite celebrity chefs are Ina Garten and The Pioneer Woman. I hope you enjoy my blog!

2 thoughts on “Avocado, Sun-dried Tomato and Goat Cheese Toasts”

  1. I love avacado on toast too Kris. I smash mine up with some lime juice and add a little pepper. Sometime I put a little tuna or egg salad on it but there are many ways to dress up this simple but healthy and delicious meal. Yay for the avocado xox JJ

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