Most of us don’t think twice about toast. It’s just a slice of bread that we throw in the toaster and call breakfast. But you guys,toast can be so much better than that— and yes, we are being 100 percent serious. Toast can be more than a light breakfast, it can be filling, creative and exciting. It can even be called dinner. Toast is getting fancy, and we think you should get on board.
So put the butter down — only this one time, fellow butter addicts — and put something new on your toast. Here are our 10 favorite ways to upgrade our toast. Keep in mind that this is just the beginning:
Put An Egg IN ItCarolineWright/Food52Of course.
Get the Egg Vinaigrette Toast recipe from CarolineWright via Food52
Skip The Butter And Use Bagna CaudaAlexandra CooksBagna Cauda is an Italian dish made with garlic, anchovies, olive oil and butter that’s served in a fondue-like fashion. But it’s even better when you use the dip to top toast.
Get the Toast with Hard Boiled Eggs & Bagna Cauda recipe from Alexandra Cooks
Add Ricotta And Fresh FruitA Beautiful MessGet the Ricotta Toast recipe from A Beautiful Mess
Load It Up With AvocadoMarian BullSprinkle it with sea salt, chile flakes and a squeeze of lemon to make it truly special.
Get the Avocado Toast recipe from Marian Bull via Food52
Grill ItJames Ransom/Food52Sometimes toast shouldn’t be toasted, but grilled. And it’s even better if you rub garlic on it.
Get the Grilled Garlic Toast recipe by Merrill Stubbs via Food52
Butter It With Brown Sugar Cinnamon ButterHow Sweet It IsWhy settle for regular butter?
Get the Whole Wheat Pumpkin Spice English Muffin Bread with Brown Sugar Cinnamon Butter recipe by How Sweet It Is
Load It Up With VegetablesHow Sweet It IsThe more vegetables the better.