If Avocado Toast isn’t in your weekly routine, this recipe will change that. Nothing beats this classic toast. Start with a silky avocado, chockfull of heart- and brain-healthy fats, and dress it with extra-virgin olive oil (or another heart/brain favorite like flaxseed oil) and a pinch of pink salt and chili pepper flakes to taste.
My personal neuro-nutritional touch is to replace commercial bread with Ezekiel bread. Ezekiel bread is prepared using traditional methods of soaking, sprouting, and baking that have been in existence for centuries. It contains several different types of sprouted grains and legumes, typically wheat, millet, barley, spelt, soybeans, and lentils. Since it is completely preservative-free, Ezekiel bread is best kept frozen. Since it is also completely free of added sugars, this bread provides a good amount of brain-healthy glucose without a heavy glycemic load.
— Lisa Mosconi, PhD, INHC
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Recipe excerpted from Brain Food: The Surprising Science of Eating for Cognitive Power by Lisa Mosconi, PhD, INHC, published by Avery, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC © 2018 by Lisa Mosconi.