What could be better than buttery avocado smashed onto hearty bread? Adding these gotta-try toppings and mix-ins!

By By Nicole Cherie Jones
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Avocado toast is totally having a moment. And it's no surprise-what could be better than buttery, ripe avocado smashed onto hearty, crusty bread? Not only does it taste incredible, but the combo of healthy fats and fiber is also super satisfying no matter what time of day hunger strikes.

New York City's Cafe Gitane is said to have started the craze with their lemon juice, olive oil, and chili flake-topped seven-grain toast version (you've probably seen it on Instagram). But why stop there? We hunted down the most delicious, good-for-you twists on the web.

Hot and Spicy Avocado Toast

So simple. So spicy (if you desire). So good.

Healthy Indian spice adds some serious global flair.

Swap out basic toast for a Thomas' Original English Muffin, paired with mashed avocado, eggs, a green onion, and Harissa for an added kick.

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Mixed and colored with charcoal, black lava sea salt has a slightly smoky taste that's divine with spicy pepper, tangy cheese, and avocado.

Fresh from the Garden Flavors Avocado Toasts

Creamy, gooey burrata makes this sandwich extra special. Swap in fresh mozzarella or ricotta if you can't find it in your local market.

If you haven't already, introduce hummus to avocado, stat. The two hit it off perfectly.

Take your toast south of the border with cumin-dusted roasted tomatoes and a sprinkling of pepitas.

Bright and tropical may just be the perfect way to start your day.

A fun twist on the classic tea sandwich made with refreshing, crunchy radish slices.

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This homemade walnut pesto is loaded with bright lemon and basil and flavors-and is salt-free!

Peas sweeten the deal here and pump up the protein along with Greek yogurt.

This colorful recipe is so pretty and delicious, it begs to be served at your next fiesta.

Those perfectly ripe strawberries you've been eyeing at the farmer's market make a stunning combo with avocado. Dust lightly with hemp seeds for added crunch and a nutty note.

Avocado Toast Sprinkled with Seeds or Nuts

Quinoa is showing up in almost every recipe nowadays-and we don't mind one bit, especially when it's mixed with avocado and cheese.

Break out your best olive oil for this nutty, spicy twist.

One more way to enjoy your omega-3s without fish.

Balsamic isn't just for salads-drizzle the reduction on nutritional yeast-spiked avocado to add a touch of sweet.

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Creamy avocado, crispy radish, soft (dairy-free) cheese, and crunchy nuts. Could this toast be more packed with textures and flavor?

A dash of soy and some sesame seeds add stir-fry flavor and is ultra simple.

Meat and Seafood Sensations on Avocado Toasts

"Smoked salmon and smashed avocados are totally soul mates," says blogger Ashley. We agree!

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Yes, it's more work than most avocado toast. But you will never go back to your mayo-soaked chicken salad.

If you like sushi, you'll love this! The topping gets a flavor boost from sweet white miso (good-your-gut probiotics!) and earthy black sesame seeds.

A good lunch or appetizer, this recipe keeps things light thanks to bright mint and zingy lime juice.

Hello, dinner. And it packs heat thanks to jalapenos. (Omit them if that's not your thing.)

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Alton Brown's "sardicado" sandwich is loaded with healthy fats (sardines are one of the most concentrated sources of omega-3 fatty acids).

Layer up creamy avocado with protein-rich turkey for an easy, healthy snack.

Okay, this one is a little involved. But it comes from a chef! (Edward Kim of Chicago's Ruxbin and Mott Street, in fact). And it's "Eating by Equinox Approved."

Put an Egg On Avocado Toast

Sautéed kale isn't just a side dish-it's an avocado toast topper too!

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In case you're wondering what frisee is, it's a delicately sweet, crunchy lettuce. Paired with with avocado, a fried egg, and some zesty whole-grain mustard, it's heaven.

Combine your favorite breakfast flavors with avocado for sweet, salty toast that's perfect morning, noon, or night.

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