These healthy toppings for English muffins may not be the way your grandparents ate them, but they will tempt your taste buds. When I was little, my parents ate English muffins for breakfast regularly. They were always one of two ways: with butter or with peanut butter. If this sounds like you, have I got a treat for you. This is a sponsored blog; while the views expressed here were genuinely mine, consideration was paid to me by Bays English Muffins to review this product.
10 Healthy Toppings for English Muffins
English muffins are great any time of day – – not just for breakfast. Bays’ chefs are proving the versatility of English muffins with creative recipes for appetizers, mini pizzas, sandwiches, melts, paninis, burgers, and sides.
If you’re hooked on bagels for breakfast, try feeding your family Bays English Muffins instead – – the toppings are endless, and your family deserves a change of pace. Bays Original, Sourdough, Multi-Grain and Honey Wheat give you a lot of options. Go to bays.com to find out what stores near you carry Bays as well as great Bays recipe ideas.
Bays English Muffins are now being sold at Tops Friendly Markets with on-pack coupons and sweepstakes
To celebrate, packages at Tops Friendly Markets will have a $1 off coupon on each package. You won’t find Bays English Muffins in the bread aisle, though. Look in the refrigerated dairy case next to the eggs and milk.
Here are just a few of my favorite healthy toppings for English muffins:
- Mashed avocado or guacamole
- Tuna fish
- Real Vermont cheddar cheese
- Tomato slices and fresh mozzarella
- Raw honey and sliced bananas
- Cream cheese and sliced strawberries
- Almond butter and dried cranberries
- Creme fraiche and fresh blueberries
- Scrambled eggs and scallions
How about these Mediterranean Hummus Bites:
- 3/4 cup prepared red pepper hummus (See Tip below)
- 4 BAYS English Muffins, any variety, split, toasted
- 3/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
- 1/2 cup pitted Kalamata olives, chopped
- 1/3 cup julienned sun-dried tomatoes in olive oil, chopped
- 1/4 cup chopped cucumber
- Two tablespoons chopped parsley, optional
Spread hummus evenly over muffin halves; top with cheese, olives, sun-dried tomatoes, cucumber, and parsley. To serve, cut each half into four wedges.
Serves: 16 (2 wedges each)
How to Make Homemade Red Pepper Hummus:
- One can (15 oz.) garbanzo beans, drained
- ½ cup drained roasted red pepper pieces, cut into chunks
- A ¼ cup tahini (sesame seed paste)
- ¼ cup fresh lemon juice
- Two tablespoons olive oil
- Two cloves garlic
- Salt and ground black pepper to taste
Place ingredients in food processor; process until mixture is smooth, scraping bowl as needed.
Hummus stores well refrigerated in air-tight container for up to 3 days. Makes 1-1/2 cups.
There are so many delicious ways you can enjoy Bays English Muffins that you’ll want to be sure to pick up two packages the next time you’re at Tops Friendly Markets.
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