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? 😉 😉

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 CookiesApple Pie SmoothieGluten-Free Chocolate DonutsGolden Milk Latte CookiesBlueberry MuffinsOatmeal Breakfast Bars, or any of the bazillion Baked Oatmeal recipes (like French ToastCherry PiePeanut Butter AppleCookie Dough, and Piña 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’d 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!

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

  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.

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