Developed by Sara Quessenberry for Cleveland Clinic Wellness
Starting your day with a nutritious breakfast is one way to help improve your sleep at night. You want to keep your cortisol levels steady throughout the day — by eating regularly and avoiding processed foods and added sugars.
Yield: 4 servings
4 slices whole grain bread
1 avocado, thinly sliced
4 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
4 radishes, thinly sliced
1/4 of a cucumber, thinly sliced
1 scallion, thinly sliced
1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill
2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1. Toast the bread.
2. Dividing evenly, top each piece of toast with the sliced avocado then drizzle with the lemon juice.
3. Top with the radishes, cucumber, scallion, dill, olive oil, salt, black pepper, and red pepper.
Calories: 168, Total fat: 10.5g, Saturated fat: 1.3g, Protein: 5.1g, Carbohydrate: 17g, Dietary fiber: 5.2g, Sugar: 2.6g, Added sugar: 0mg, Cholesterol: 0mg, Sodium: 129mg.