Ricotta, Basil, and Strawberry Toast

By Abby Henry Singh March 30, 2018Breakfast, Recipes

This toast is the perfect combination of savory and sweet flavors. It’s light and refreshing and works well with any type of berry in season. Berries are one of AICR’s Foods that Fight Cancer – and are particularly high in ellagic acid, a phytochemical that has been shown to have strong cancer-protective properties.

Ingredients

  • 1 slice whole grain bread, toasted
  • 1 Tbsp ricotta cheese
  • 3 fresh basil leaves, sliced into strips
  • 2-4 strawberries, sliced into thin strips

Makes 1 serving.

Per Serving: 140 calories, 4 g total fat (1.5 g saturated fat), 23 g carbohydrate, 3 g dietary fiber, 5 g protein, 135 mg sodium.

Recipe from the American Institute for Cancer Research.

Abby Henry Singh

Author Abby Henry Singh

Manger Content, Outreach, and Outcomes Abby Henry Singh is a native of Sevierville, Tennessee, and a graduate of Belmont University with a bachelor’s degree in English and history. She has been a member of PearlPoint Cancer Support for over 5 years. Previously, Singh was the Program and Outreach Manger for the Lupus Foundation of America, Mid-South Chapter where she worked to raise disease awareness and support those diagnosed with the disease through educational programs. She is a member of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority and the Belmont English alumni book club.

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