Peanut Butter Breakfast Toast 4 Ways



Save to FavoritesPrintJump to Recipe

This post may include affiliate links. Thank you for your support.

Need a quick and healthy breakfast idea? Toast up a slice a whole grain bread, spread on peanut butter or almond butter and top with your favorite toppings!

I’ve never been a huge toast for breakfast person — unless you count that period of childhood where I used to slather Wonder Bread with loads of butter and shake on so much Sugar ‘N Cinnamon (from one of these characters) that it ended up looking like a sand covered beach toy. Yes, that happened.

I guess toast always seemed a little plain, not super healthy and not very filling. Things changed once I found out that there are some healthy breads out there (like Sprouted Grain Ezekiel bread). I began to make toast more often and started experimenting with different toppings. I think this was also around the same time I was introduced to the world of nut butters beyond plain ol’ peanut butter. I’ve always had a deep love for peanut butter (it goes waaay back) but there are so many delicious varieties out there now and having toast for breakfast is just another way to eat more nut butter. Am I right?

Peanut Butter Breakfast Toast 4 Ways

Nowadays I consider toast with peanut butter or almond butter one of my go-to breakfast options, especially on mornings when I’m running out of the house for barre class.

Healthy Portable Breakfast = Peanut Butter Toast with Berries

Toast, spread, sprinkle, place on a paper towel and GO!

Breakfast toast is super easy to whip up and we always seem to have bread, nut butter and toppings on hand. That’s one thing I love about the Food for Life bread and many other health-focused breads — they’re kept in the freezer so you don’t have to worry about it going bad quickly.

I’ve also found that many of my health coaching clients love having toast with nut butter for breakfast. It tastes so good, it’s almost like a treat and something they look forward to. If you choose the right bread (whole grain is best), a natural nut butter and healthy toppings, you have yourself a health coach approved breakfast.

And don’t let the name fool you, this toast also makes a great pre-workout snack option as well. It’s easy to digest and has both simple and complex carbs to give you plenty of energy while you exercise.

Since there really isn’t a recipe, I thought it would be fun to share a few breakfast toast combos that I enjoy — some a little more decadent than others.

For the base, choose a whole grain bread and spread on whatever nut butter you fancy. I used Reginald’s Homemade peanut butter here, but I love natural almond butter as well and you can use any type of nut butter your little heart desires.

Nest step, load up on toppings, just like fro-yo!

Banana Blueberry Raspberry Peanut Butter Toast

Keep it simple and healthy with Banana + Blueberries + Raspberries.

Banana Blueberry Chia Seed Peanut Butter Toast

Banana + Blueberries + Chia Seeds = cha cha chia!

Banana Blueberry Chocolate Chia Seed Peanut Butter Toast

Banana + Blueberries + Chia Seeds + Chocolate Chips = same as above only better because there’s chocolate involved.

Banana Chocolate Peanut Butter Toast

Banana +  Mini Chocolate Chips = peanut butter, chocolate and banana is one of the best combos ever! And who says you can’t have chocolate for breakfast?

More Toast Recipes to Try

Looking for more inspiration? Check out all of the popular breakfast recipes here on EBF.

Want to save this recipe? Enter your email below and we’ll send the recipe to your inbox. Plus you’ll get great new recipes every week!
5 from 2 votes

Peanut Butter Toast (4 Ways)

Need a quick and healthy breakfast idea? Toast up a slice a whole grain bread, spread on peanut butter or almond butter and top with your favorite toppings!
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 1 slice


  • 1 slice whole grain bread, gluten-free if needed
  • 1 Tablespoon peanut butter or almond butter
  • toppings of choice: banana slices, berries, chia seeds, chocolate chips


  • Toast bread.
  • Spread on peanut butter, sprinkle on toppings and enjoy.


Nutritional information is for toast and peanut butter, without toppings.


Serving: 1 slice | Calories: 175kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 145mg | Potassium: 80mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 2g

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: peanut butter breakfast toast
Did you make this recipe?Mention @eatingbirdfood and tag #eatingbirdfood!

About Brittany

Hey there, I’m Brittany, the creator of Eating Bird Food, cookbook author, health coach and mama of two littles. Here you’ll find quick and easy recipes that make healthy fun and enjoyable for you and your family!

More about Brittany
Chicken fajita filling on a sheet pan with a wooden spoon. Tortillas are resting on the bottom of the sheet pan.
Get Your FREE High-Protein Meal Plan
Struggling to eat enough protein? Subscribe to my email list and I’ll send you a 3-Day High-Protein Meal Plan with a Shopping List!

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recipe Rating


  1. What I do for my peanut butter toast is toast the bread and add butter then put it back in the toaster(I am aware this is probably not the best for a toaster but I’ve been doing it for years in my toaster seems to be doing okay) so the butter gets bubbly then take out of the toaster and add peanut butter. It is delicious!!!!

  2. 5 stars
    So good! I’ve been having wheat toast, chunky peanut butter, sliced strawberries, sprinkle of cinnamon, and drizzle of honey. Delicious, and it goes so well with my mug if hot black tea.

  3. Such A Great Blog. Thank U For Sharing Useful Information About whats-the-difference-between-peanut-butter-and-jam.
    This Article Really Amazing And So Much Helpful For Me. Keep It Up. Thanks.

See More Comments