Here dietitian Emma Stirling gives some nutritious and delicious ideas on what to put on top.

Here dietitian Emma Stirling gives some nutritious and delicious ideas on what to put on top. (Photo: Magazine Feature)


Love your breakfast toast? Here dietitian Emma Stirling gives some nutritious and delicious ideas on what to put on top. Do you get tired of cereal at breakfast? Or are you looking for a healthy mini-meal in minutes when you’re too rushed to cook? Reaching for the toaster can be a smart strategy at any time of the day or night, as long as you keep health top of mind. Here we’ve selected some nutritious wholefood ingredients to create sweet and savoury toppings for a satisfying breakfast.

Viva Italia

Pesto + sautéed mushrooms + rocket + shaved parmesan

Product pick: Jamie Oliver Italian Herb Pesto

Perfect with: Ciabatta

Why we love it: Clock up two serves of vegetables at breakfast time.


Do bruneh
Chia jam + fresh berries + dollop of whipped ricotta

Product pick: Henry Jones Fruit & Chia Blood Orange & Chia Seeds Jam

Perfect with: Bagels or fruit toast

Why we love it: Dietary fibre boost for good gut health


Do bruneh
Chia jam + fresh berries + dollop of whipped ricotta

Product pick: Henry Jones Fruit & Chia Blood Orange & Chia Seeds Jam

Perfect with: Bagels or fruit toast

Why we love it: Dietary fibre boost for good gut health


Sweeten up
Natural nut butter + sliced banana + honey drizzle+ cinnamon pinch

Product pick: Kraft Natural Peanut Butter Crunchy

Perfect with: Wholemeal crumpets

Why we love it: Combo of nutritious carbs and protein for recovery after a workout

Poach me
Diced tomato + soft poached gooey egg + pinch of dukkah + chopped parsley

Product pick: Table of Plenty Dukkah Pistachio Nut & Spice Blend Perfect with: Wholegrain seeded loaf.

Why we love it: High-quality protein to help you feel fuller all morning.


Smash it on top of your toast
Crumbled fetta + avocado + torn fresh mint leaf + lemon juice

Product pick: South Cape Crumbled Fetta Greek Style Perfect with: Ancient grain sourdough.

Why we love it: Healthy breakfast on the run with mono-unsaturated fats and calcium


Say Scandi
Smoked salmon + light cream cheese + capers + fresh dill

Product pick: Tassal Premium Tasmanian Salmon Hot Smoked Salmon Flakes Perfect with: Dark Danish-style rye bread.

Why we love it: Heart-healthy omega-3s.

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