Avocado Breakfast Sandwich

I mean, does it get any better than avocado for breakfast? I thought avocado toast was the be-all and end-all. But then I went to The Nile and got¬†their inspired version and my life was never the same. So Husband, being the amazing overachiever he is, had to make his own at home. And YAASSSS, y’all. SO good. So I did what I do and made my GF version as a breakfast sandwich. Thank the heavens above for Kite Hill cream cheese and homemade English muffins.

Delicious breakfast sandwich with avocado, cream cheese, tomato, and cashew parm! #fruitsohard #vegan #glutenfree #avocado #breakfast #sandwich

I was making this as two pieces of “avocado toast” on English muffin slices, but I figured: Why not make a sandwich? It’s a little messier, but a mess can be fun, especially when avocado is involved. Amirite? ūüėČ ūüėČ

Delicious breakfast sandwich with avocado, cream cheese, tomato, and cashew parm! #fruitsohard #vegan #glutenfree #avocado #breakfast #sandwich

No, seriously. This sandwich is bomb. And this post isn’t sponsored by Kite Hill or anything, but I’m officially hooked on their cream cheese. I’m open to trying others, but I have zero problems buying this one again. Nom, y’all. NOM. It really levels up avocado toast!

Delicious breakfast sandwich with avocado, cream cheese, tomato, and cashew parm! #fruitsohard #vegan #glutenfree #avocado #breakfast #sandwich

So if you’re like me and love breakfast, check out my other recipes like¬†Breakfast Cookies,¬†Apple Pie Smoothie,¬†Gluten-Free Chocolate Donuts,¬†Golden Milk Latte Cookies,¬†Blueberry Muffins,¬†Oatmeal Breakfast Bars, or any of the bazillion¬†Baked Oatmeal¬†recipes (like¬†French Toast,¬†Cherry Pie,¬†Peanut Butter Apple,¬†Cookie Dough, and¬†Pi√Īa Colada).

Let me know if you try this recipe! Comment below, rate it, or take a photo and tag me¬†@fruitsohard¬†or #fruitsohard on Instagram. I‚Äôd love to see your creations. And don’t forget to cultivate some positivity and gratitude today. Tell me in the comments what you’re grateful for if you’d like. Vibe high, my friends!

Avocado Breakfast Sandwich
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Cool Time
15 mins
Total Time
40 mins
 

A delicious and easy-to-make breakfast sandwich with avocado, cream cheese, tomato, and cashew parm. All on a homemade English muffin. GF + V!

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Gluten-Free, Vegan
Keyword: Avocado, Breakfast Sandwich
Servings: 1
What you'll need:
English Muffin*
  • 1/3 cup oats
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1/4 rounded tsp baking powder
  • 2 tbsp applesauce (no sugar added)
  • 1 tbsp water
Sandwich
  • 1-2 tbsp vegan cream cheese (I used Kite Hill plain)
  • 1/2 small avocado
  • 1 slice tomato
  • 1/4 tsp everything-bagel seasoning (or cashew parmesan**)
  • (optional) 1/4 tsp seeds (pumpkin, sesame, sunflower, etc.)
What you'll do:
English Muffin
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (176 C) and prepare a ramekin with parchment paper or a small spray of oil.

  2. Add oats, chia seeds, and baking powder to a small food processor or grinder like a Magic Bullet and grind into a flour. Put oat flour in a small bowl and mix applesauce and water with it to create a dough. 

  3. Put dough into ramekin and smooth the top of it so it's flat. Then bake for 18 minutes or until the top is slightly golden brown and firm when pressed. Let cool for 15 minutes and then slice and toast while you slice your avocado and tomato.

Sandwich
  1. Spread cream cheese on both slices. Then add avocado, tomato, and seasoning/cashew parmesan (plus any optional toppings like seeds) to one slice and top with the other. Enjoy! Best when fresh.

Recipe Notes

*English muffins (originally from The Big Man's World) can be made ahead and refrigerated until ready to use. They're good in the fridge up to 5 days. I have not yet tried freezing them, but I will and report back. If you do, let us know how it goes!
**Cashew Parmesan recipe. Add 1/4 tsp onion powder as well.

Apple Pie Smoothie

This apple pie smoothie, y’all. There’s something about it that’s super comforting. It reminds me of happiness and a simple way of life. It’s sweet and perfectly spiced, and though it’d be better in the fall, I’m all about bring fall to me right now (like we did with the Baked Apple Cider Oatmeal). So let’s go make this delicious smoothie!

Creamy, sweet, and spiced Apple Pie Smoothie perfect for a quick breakfast! #fruitsohard #vegan #glutenfree #applepie #smoothie

Mine’s green because I add greens, but you don’t have to. Starting with a base of bananas is a good idea though. Then we add all the other amazing ingredients, like apple, dates (for sweetness though optional), cinnamon, nutmeg, walnuts, oats, and flax/chia. You can even include maca or turmeric (+ black pepper for more turmeric bioavailability) for an even healthier drink!

Creamy, sweet, and spiced Apple Pie Smoothie perfect for a quick breakfast! #fruitsohard #vegan #glutenfree #applepie #smoothie

I really can’t get enough of this one. I’ve made it before, but it was time to make it again – and boy, am I glad I did! It’s refreshing but comforting right now as summer continues to heat up my part of my world. Cheers to you if you make one!

Creamy, sweet, and spiced Apple Pie Smoothie perfect for a quick breakfast! #fruitsohard #vegan #glutenfree #applepie #smoothie

I dig smoothies, so if you do too, check out our other smoothie recipes: Pumpkin Pie, Blueberry Pie, Chocolate, Tropical Green, Chocolate Golden Milk, and Pineapple Mango Grapefruit Smoothie.

Let me know if you try this recipe! Comment below, rate it, or take a photo and tag me¬†@fruitsohard¬†or #fruitsohard on Instagram. I‚Äôd love to see your creations. And don’t forget to cultivate some positivity and gratitude today. Tell me in the comments what you’re grateful for if you’d like. Vibe high, my friends!

Apple Pie Smoothie
Prep Time
5 mins
 

A smooth, sweet, creamy, and perfectly spiced apple pie smoothie perfect for breakfast on a fast-paced morning. Throw in the blender and go!

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Gluten-Free, Raw, Vegan
Keyword: smoothie
Servings: 1 - 2
What you'll need:
  • 1-2 ripe bananas (frozen works best)
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 handful greens (I chose power greens)
  • 1 apple, roughly chopped (I prefer pink lady or honeycrisp)
  • 1/4 cup oats
  • (optional) 1-2 dates, pitted (for sweetness)
  • 1 small handful walnuts
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp ground flax/chia
  • 1 pinch nutmeg
  • (optional) 1/4 - 1/8 tsp turmeric (+ a dash of black pepper for better bioavailability)
  • (optional) ice (as needed)
What you'll do:
  1. Add all ingredients to blender one by one. Then blend until smooth and well combined.

  2. Pour into glass and enjoy. Store leftovers covered in refrigerator for up to 48 hours, though best when fresh.

Baked Golden Milk Oatmeal

Clearly, I love golden milk. I make lattes, cookies, hot chocolate, smoothies… I can’t quit it. I don’t want to. So, today, we’re making a baked golden milk oatmeal to feed the obsession. I mean, when it’s healthy for you, is it really that wrong? Nope. I think not. So let’s do this!

A sweet, perfectly spiced baked golden milk latte oatmeal wonderful for a healthy, warm breakfast! #fruitsohard #vegan #glutenfree #goldenmilk #bakedoatmeal

This one starts out like all the rest: banana. But there’s no water needed this time because we’re using some of our golden milk latte¬†instead. I haven’t quite figured out the right way to spice it yet without using part of the GML batch, but that’s probably because I nearly¬†always have some GML in the fridge, waiting to be warmed up. So I’ll work on that. For now, behold!

A sweet, perfectly spiced baked golden milk latte oatmeal wonderful for a healthy, warm breakfast! #fruitsohard #vegan #glutenfree #goldenmilk #bakedoatmeal

It has that rich golden milk flavor, but it’s also sweet and comforting. The warmth from the spices matches the heat of the oatmeal once it’s been baked, and the walnuts on top give it a perfect texture combo, IMO. I’m really loving this flavor – and I look forward to making a chocolate version with the Hot Chocolate Golden Milk Latte¬†recipe, which you can easily do with this!

A sweet, perfectly spiced baked golden milk latte oatmeal wonderful for a healthy, warm breakfast! #fruitsohard #vegan #glutenfree #goldenmilk #bakedoatmeal

If you love golden milk as much as I do, check out my other GML recipes:¬†Golden Milk Latte Cookies,¬†Chocolate Golden Milk Smoothie,¬†Hot Chocolate Golden Milk Latte, and the quintessential¬†Golden Milk Latte. But I also have a TON of baked oatmeal recipes you’ll want to try too:¬†Blueberry Pie,¬†French Toast,¬†Chocolate Zucchini,¬†Baked Apple Cider Oatmeal,¬†Cherry Pie,¬†Peanut Butter Apple, and more found right here.

Let me know if you try this recipe! Comment below, rate it, or take a photo and tag me¬†@fruitsohard¬†or #fruitsohard on Instagram. I‚Äôd love to see your creations. And don’t forget to cultivate some positivity and gratitude today. Tell me in the comments what you’re grateful for if you’d like. Vibe high, my friends!

Baked Golden Milk Oatmeal
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Cool Time
10 mins
Total Time
40 mins
 

A sweet, perfectly spiced baked golden milk oatmeal wonderful for a healthy, warm breakfast. Naturally sweetened and super delicious!

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Gluten-Free, Vegan
Keyword: Baked Oatmeal, golden milk
Servings: 1
What you'll need:
  • 1 ripe banana, mashed*
  • 1/2 cup zucchini (peeled and grated)
  • 1/4 cup Golden Milk Latte** (recipe in notes)
  • (optional) 2 tsp maple syrup (to taste - or sub 1 tbsp date paste)
  • 1 tbsp ground flax/chia
  • 1/2 cup oats
  • 1-2 tbsp chopped walnuts
What you'll do:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (176 C) and ready a ramekin for baking with parchment paper or non-stick spray. (I don't use either of those - I bake right within my ramekin, eat straight from it, and wash or soak immediately.)

  2. Mash banana in small/medium mixing bowl. Add golden milk latte, zucchini, and (optional) maple syrup and stir well to combine.

  3. Add flax/chia and oats and stir again. You can add (some or all of the) walnuts here and stir or wait until the next step.

  4. Put mixture in ramekin and top with walnuts. Then bake for 20 minutes and let cool slightly before enjoying.

Recipe Notes

*You can use fresh banana or frozen-thawed banana. I've done both and they both work well.
**Golden Milk Latte recipe.

Mango Orange Juice

It’s still REALLY hot here in Phoenix, so something cold hits the spot. Something like this juice! It’s a yummy mix of orange juice and frozen mango that blends well together. It’s sweet, smooth, and delicious. So let’s go make some mango orange juice please and cool the heck off!

Sweet, smooth mango orange juice perfect for a hot day! #fruitsohard #vegan #glutenfree #juice #orange #mango
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Chocolate Golden Milk Smoothie

As you can tell, I’m in love with golden milk right now. It’s creamy. It’s smooth. It’s sweet. It’s spiced. It’s downright delicious. And sometimes it’s chocolaty, like the one we made last week. So let’s make a smoothie out of it, okay? Okay!

A creamy, smooth chocolate golden milk smoothie made with frozen banana and chocolate golden milk! #fruitsohard #vegan #glutenfree #goldenmilk #chocolate #smoothie
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Baked Apple Cider Oatmeal

Let’s pretend it’s fall, okay? This baked apple cider oatmeal tastes like fall, and we could all probably use a touch of autumn in the dead of summer. It’s intensely hot out there, but if it’s cool enough in the morning, you won’t regret making this dish for breakfast. You can also save this recipe for the fall though. Or…just do both. That’s what I’m gonna do! So let’s do this!

Delicious, sweet, and perfectly spiced Baked Apple Cider Oatmeal! #fruitsohard #vegan #glutenfree #applecider #bakedoatmeal
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Pineapple Watermelonade

Y’all. Several summers ago, I made¬†Watermelonade¬†and it blew my mind. This summer, I saw a post on facebook from The Chocolate Vegan about blending watermelon with pineapple instead of lemon and thought,¬†Yeah, I should try that. Pineapple watermelon juice sounds good.

Holy moly, you guys. I’m so glad I went for it!! But I had to take it to the next level with some lemon juice. And YESSSS that’s even BETTER! So let’s get in the kitchen and makes some Pineapple Watermelonade, shall we? Come on!

A sweet, delicious Pineapple Watermelon juice I like to call Pineapple Watermelonade! Perfect for summer! #fruitsohard #vegan #glutenfree #pineapple #watermelon #juice
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Baked Apple & Peanut Butter Fudge Oatmeal

Remember those Peanut Butter Fudge Bites we made last week? Uh, yeah. We’re making a baked oatmeal with them today. Because why not? Peanut butter can do no wrong, and combining it with apple is a magical experience. Seriously. This is one of my better ideas, and I’m sure you’ll see why when you make this delicious baked apple and peanut butter fudge oatmeal!

A creamy, sweet Baked Apple and Peanut Butter Fudge Oatmeal perfect for breakfast! #fruitsohard #vegan #glutenfree #peanutbutter #bakedoatmeal
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Baked Cherry Pie Oatmeal

It’s a baked oatmeal day. I mean, when isn’t it? Even when it’s 110F here in Phoenix, I still don’t mind baking up a delicious oatmeal. Because mmm! And this one is no exception, even with minimal common ingredients. It’s totally fruit-sweetened too, which makes me super happy. So let’s get into the kitchen while it’s still cool and make this yummy baked cherry pie oatmeal!

Fruit-sweetened baked cherry pie oatmeal perfect for a warm breakfast! #fruitsohard #vegan #glutenfree #cherrypie #bakedoatmeal

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Baked Banana Coconut Zucchini Bread Oatmeal

This recipe was kind of an oops recipe. I had no idea what new flavor to try, but I definitely wanted banana and zucchini in there (because zucchini is my favorite thing to put in my baked oats!). So I thought I’d add some coconut (because why not?) and DUDE. It came out amazing!! It tastes like banana bread AND zucchini bread, and that hint of coconut is the perfect way to bring it all together. Sure, it’s getting hot this summer, but it’s always a good time for something THIS good.

A scrumptious baked banana zucchini bread oatmeal topped with coconut! #fruitsohard #vegan #glutenfree #bakedoatmeal #breakfast #zucchinibread

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