Avocado Toast with Feta Cheese and Balsamic Glaze

Avocado Toast

Avocado Toast - Filling avocado toast recipe with chili paste, feta cheese, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds and balsamic glaze.

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Hi guys. Let’s talk breakfast! What’s your favorite? Pancakes? Toast? Eggs? Cereal? Yogurt and Granola? Leftover pizza? And do you eat something different every day? Or can you get into obsessive territory like me? I’ve been eating this avocado toast for months. Before that, it was peanut butter toast with fried eggs & sriracha on top, and before that my Sweet Potato Skillet.

This Avocado Toast is so good.  It’s a bit spicy (you can dial it down or leave it out if you like), a bit sweet and a bit salty. I love it. It’s also full of healthy fats and keeps me full for a couple of hours, which is especially good on tougher workout days, because I can get by with just a protein smoothie after exercising and feel great until dinner.

 

Avocado Toast - Filling avocado toast recipe with chili paste, feta cheese, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds and balsamic glaze.

I load my avocado toast up. There are 10 ingredients here (including salt and pepper). But, you don’t have to use them all if you don’t want to. If you don’t like feta, skip it. Don’t have both seeds? Use whatever one you like. But this way is my favorite.

 

Avocado Toast - Filling avocado toast recipe with chili paste, feta cheese, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds and balsamic glaze.

 

I toast my bread until it’s really crunchy. In a bowl I mix a good squeeze of lime juice and a teaspoon or two of chili paste (Sambal Oelek – I use this one by Huy Fong) in with my mashed avocado. Then I spread that on the toast and crack fresh salt and pepper over.  Next, I sprinkle on the pumpkin seeds and sunflower seeds. Finally, I crumble on some feta cheese and drizzle the whole thing with balsamic glaze. Perfection.  Try it out if you’re an avocado lover!  Pin it for later!

 

 

Avocado Toast - Filling avocado toast recipe with chili paste, feta cheese, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds and balsamic glaze.
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Avocado Toast - Filling avocado toast recipe with chili paste, feta cheese, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds and balsamic glaze.
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Avocado Toast
Prep Time
10 mins
 

Filling Avocado toast with chili paste, feta, seeds and balsamic glaze.

Course: Breakfast
Servings: 1
Author: pipercooks
Ingredients
  • 2 slices bread
  • 1 avocado
  • squeeze lime juice
  • 1-2 tsp chili paste (Sambal Oelek)
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 tbsp pumpkin seeds
  • 1-2 tsp sunflower seeds
  • 1-2 tbsp feta cheese, crumbled
  • drizzle balsamic glaze
Instructions
  1. Toast your bread.

  2. Scoop avocado flesh into a bowl and mash. Add lime juice and chili paste. Mix.  Spread onto the toast.

  3. Crack fresh salt and pepper onto toast.  Add both seeds.  Crumble feta on top. Drizzle with balsamic glaze. Serve.

 

 

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MAPLE CINNAMON SPICED GRANOLA

Maple Cinnamon Spiced Granola

 

Maple Cinnamon Spiced Granola Recipe - PiperCooks – Easy homemade granola with cinnamon, maple syrup and maple extract. Use whichever nuts you prefer. Use your healthy granola in a cute parfait with Greek yogurt and a drizzle of maple syrup.

 

Granola is such a wonderful thing to make at home, for a couple of good reasons.

  1. It’s easy.  Just mix it and bake it.
  2. You can use any flavors you can think of pretty much. (Vanilla, peanut butter, chocolate, cinnamon etc)
  3. It’s easy to make it healthier than store bought versions.  You can use little sweetener, and make that sweetener natural like honey and maple syrup.

Maple Cinnamon Spiced Granola Recipe - PiperCooks – Easy homemade granola with cinnamon, maple syrup and maple extract. Use whichever nuts you prefer. Use your healthy granola in a cute parfait with Greek yogurt and a drizzle of maple syrup.

 

The smell of homemade granola as it’s baking is also so nice.  Just watch carefully in the last few minutes so it doesn’t burn.

 

Maple Cinnamon Spiced Granola Recipe - PiperCooks – Easy homemade granola with cinnamon, maple syrup and maple extract. Use whichever nuts you prefer. Use your healthy granola in a cute parfait with Greek yogurt and a drizzle of maple syrup.

 

To make this maple cinnamon granola, just  mix together the dry ingredients and then combine with the melted butter and maple syrup.  Stir and then bake.  Bake for about 30 minutes, stirring once of twice.  I like to bake mine a little bit longer sometimes, just be very careful, like I said, to watch for burning.  Also, use whatever oats you like.  I prefer half large flake oats (in my Oatmeal Raisin Cookies too) because I like their texture.

 

Maple Cinnamon Spiced Granola Recipe - PiperCooks – Easy homemade granola with cinnamon, maple syrup and maple extract. Use whichever nuts you prefer. Use your healthy granola in a cute parfait with Greek yogurt and a drizzle of maple syrup.

 

I like to serve mine for breakfast with Greek Yogurt and a little drizzle of maple syrup.  What’s your favorite granola flavor and how do you like to serve it?

Maple Cinnamon Spiced Granola Recipe - PiperCooks – Easy homemade granola with cinnamon, maple syrup and maple extract. Use whichever nuts you prefer. Use your healthy granola in a cute parfait with Greek yogurt and a drizzle of maple syrup.

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Maple Cinnamon Spiced Granola

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Maple Cinnamon Spiced Granola
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
35 mins
 

Healthy granola with maple syrup and cinnamon.

Servings: 6 cups
Author: Jacqueline Piper
Ingredients
  • 2 cups large flake oats
  • 2 cups quick oats
  • 1 ½ cup mixed nuts chopped if desired
  • ½ cup unsweetened coconut
  • ¼ cup butter melted
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon maple extract
  • 2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Line baking sheet with parchment.
  3. Melt butter and add syrup to it. Mix all other ingredients then add butter and syrup mix and stir to evenly coat.
  4. Spread on baking sheet for 30 minutes or so, stirring halfway. (I bake mine about 40 sometime, I like mine extra crispy)

  5. Store in airtight container.

 

 

 

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Potato Pancake with mozzarella and onions

Potato Pancake with mozzarella and onions

Potato Pancake with mozzarella and onions _ PiperCooks

Potato Pancake with mozzarella and onions. Perfect weeknight meal, topped with a fried egg and my Spicy Greek Yogurt Dip. Get the recipe on PiperCooks.com

Happy Friday everyone, how was your week?

 

Mine was a little bit busier. With the temperatures finally decent here, we’ve been able to get out and do more things, which has meant some quicker dinners on some days.  One of my favorite quick dinners to prepare is a savory breakfast (if it’s your favorite too, then you should also try my sweet potato skillet!).

 

Potato Pancake with mozzarella and onions _ PiperCooks

 

This is a pretty quick recipe to put together.  Just shred some potato and cheese, add the flour egg and parsley, chop a bit of onion and you’re ready to cook.  Add an egg or two for some protein and you’ve got a filling meal.  I like to spend time in the kitchen preparing dinner, but on those busy days, this recipe is just perfect.  I hope you like it too. I like to make a spicy yogurt to go with it, but I love spicy food.  You could switch that out for some sour cream if you prefer.  Or salsa!

 

Have a great weekend.

 

Potato Pancake with mozzarella and onions _ PiperCooks

 

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Potato Pancake with mozzarella and onion
 
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Ingredients
  • 1 red potato, shredded
  • 3 tablespoons diced red onion
  • 1 tablespoon oil, for frying
  • ¼ cup shredded mozzarella
  • ¼ cup flour
  • 1 large egg
  • A few tablespoon chopped parsley
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Dip
  • ¼ cup greek yogurt
  • ½ teaspoon sambal oelek
  • Squeeze lime juice
Instructions
  1. Add oil to non-stick frying pan and heat over medium high until very hot.
  2. Fry onion for a few minutes until very brown.
  3. Meanwhile, in a bowl, add shredded mozzarella and potato. Mix together. Sprinkle flour and mix again. Add egg, most of the parsley, salt and pepper and mix.
  4. Using a spatula, scoop mixture into hot frying pan, on top of onion, flattening until it covers the entire bottom of the pan.
  5. Cook for 4-5 minutes on each side, until dark brown and cooked through.
  6. Mix all ingredients for the Spicy Yogurt Dip
  7. Garnish with the reserved fresh parsley and the yogurt dip.

 

 

 

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