Whether you need a quick snack or a warm morning bite, we rediscovered a classic and simple solution. Toast.
We tested and toasted some easy favorites with some new combinations to add more energy or protein to your winter diet.
The settings of your toaster have a lot to do with your end product. Try adjusting your heat knob. A bagel option on the toaster also adds the perfect crispy touch to bagels.
A) A toasted Everything Bagel topped with Monterey Jack shredded cheese melted while still hot.
B) A toasted whole-wheat sprouted bread, topped with a generous dollop of peanut butter with added banana slices.
C) A toasted ciabatta roll spread with The Laughing Cow Swiss Cheese and rolled up ham slices.
D) Swiss cheese and sunny side up egg on whole-wheat toast.
E) A toasted pumpkin bagel, with a smear of cream cheese and topped with farm honey.
F) A toasted French brioche, with plenty of added butter, sugar (melted in), topped with a few shakes of cinnamon.
By Anita Oldham | Photos by Melissa Donald