Is anyone ever not in the mood for avocado toast? It’s been a culinary and cultural icon for some time, but we dress it up a bit with an array of nutrient-rich seeds. For anyone in treatment, it’s an especially helpful snack when you’re fatigued or need the added calories.

2 servings

8 ingredients

15 min prep

  • ½ ripe Hass avocado
  • 2 slices whole-grain toast or good white sourdough toast
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • A drizzle of honey, agave, or olive oil (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons sunflower seeds (optional)
  • 2 teaspoons ground flaxseed (optional)
  • 2 teaspoons chia seed (optional)
  • 1 cup arugula, tightly packed

  1. Scoop out the avocado flesh and spread it onto the toast by mashing it with the back of a fork. Sprinkle salt, pepper, and a drizzle of honey, if using.
  2. Add seeds, if using, and top with arugula.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

Calories: 207; Fat: 12g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g; Monounsaturated Fat: 6g; Carbohydrates: 21g; Sugar: 2g; Fiber: 7g; Protein: 6g; Sodium: 222mg

Registered Dietitian Approved

Your recipes, articles, videos, and more content are reviewed by our Registered Dietitian Kate Ueland, MS, RD, CSO, a board-certified specialist in oncology nutrition, to ensure that each is backed with scientific evidence and follows the guidelines set by the Oncology Nutrition for Clinical Practice, 2nd Ed., published by the Oncology Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group, a professional interest group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and the American Institute for Cancer Researchand the American Cancer Society.

This recipe was originally published on Cook for Your Life. It is used by permission.

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