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French Breakfast Radishes on Toast

French Breakfast Radish on toast 2Fancy toast is definitely worth getting excited about. In this case, I’m not quite sure what I was more excited about – the fancy toast, or the French Breakfast Radishes. When I saw these at Whole Foods over the weekend, I was just like… NEED.

French Breakfast Radish CollageWhole Foods is basically a produce wonderland. Some husbands sweat when their wives walk by a shoe store – not mine! My husband sweats when I’m in the produce section at Whole Foods. Tsk!

These radishes, though.

Radishes always seem to heighten the aesthetics of a dish with their gorgeous fuchsia exteriors and ethereal centers. Usually I slice them really thin with my mandolin and throw them in salads for added “Wow!” factor, but with these being called French Breakfast Radishes I thought – hey, why not breakfast?

My mornings are extremely regimented. On Mondays, Wednesday, and Fridays, I hit the gym at 6am – so I’m eating toast and peanut butter with bananas pre-workout and protein post-workout. Strict. On Tuesdays and Thursdays, I usually munch on some Mini Wheats to get my healthy dose of fiber. (Fun fact: Chocolate Mini Wheats have less sugar and more fiber and Fiber 1 cereal!)

On the weekends I tend to stick to my routine, but every once in a while I get a little fancy-dancy. Sometimes it’s omelettes; on the odd occasion it’s pancakes. This past weekend, I opted for bagel thins with cream cheese, fresh chopped dill, French Breakfast radishes, a squeeze of fresh lemon juice, and chives. It’s really a shame that I live so far away from my Mother and Mother-in-Law, because these would have been a great addition to a Mothers Day brunch.

French Breakfast Radish on toast

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French Breakfast Radishes on Toast

French Breakfast Radishes on Toast with Cream Cheese, Dill, and Fresh Lemon Juice

Ingredients

  • 1 slices bagel thin can use toast or several of toasted baguette, halved and toasted
  • 2 tablespoons cream cheese
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh dill
  • 2 French Breakfast Radishes thinly sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice approx. 1 lemon wedge
  • Chopped chives for garnish optional

Instructions

  1. Spread the cream cheese evenly on your toasted bagel thin.
  2. Sprinkle both halves with half of the chopped dill.
  3. Top with slices of French Breakfast Radishes.
  4. Sprinkle with the rest of the dill.
  5. Spritz lemon juice over the toasts.
  6. Garnish with Chives.

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    Nicoletta @sugarlovespices
    May 10, 2016 at 4:48 pm Those radishes, really, they are adorable! On top of cream cheese on top of a bagel, with lemon juice and dill they must have been delicious! Beautiful colors and pictures!
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