Toast just hit a whole new level! This beautiful plant-based dish is perfect for any meal – topped with creamy sunflower seed cream and smokey tamari mushrooms – it’s nutritious, delicious and easy to save for later.

homemade vegan sunflower cream toast tamari mushrooms

Sunflower Cream Toast with Smoked Tamari Mushrooms

Vegan, Dairy Free, Nut Free, Gluten Free (optional)


Sunflower Seed Cream:

  • 60g raw sunflower seeds* (Soaked 6-8 hours and rinsed)
  • 3-4 tbsp water (adjust the amount according to your preference for the thickness of the cream)
  • 4-5 tsp lemon juice
  • 2 tsp apple cider vinegar*
  • 2 tsp maple syrup*
  • 1/4 tsp pink salt*

Smoked Tamari Mushrooms

  • 200g mushroom, cut into quarters 
  • 1.5-2 tbsp cold-pressed coconut oil* (you can also use other plant oils, but we highly recommend using coconut oil for the flavour).
  • 4 tsp tamari*
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika powder*

To Serve:

  • Dill or your choice of herbs
  • 2 slices bread (GF if you need)
  • 1 ripe avocado 
  • Extra virgin olive oil* 
  • 1 clove garlic 

*Available at Naked Foods


  1. Place all ingredients for the sunflower seed cream in a food processor. Process until smooth. Add more lemon juice and salt if you desire. Transfer it to a jar and allow to cool in the fridge for at least 30 minutes.
  2. Heat a frying pan over medium heat, then add coconut oil. Add mushrooms and toss to coat. Continue to cook until they become slightly brown.
  3. Add tamari and smoked paprika. Continue to heat until all the liquid is absorbed. Add salt and pepper to taste. 
  4. Toast your bread. Rub a peeled raw garlic clove across the surface.
  5. Generously spread the sunflower seed cream. 
  6. Pile sliced avocado, smoked mushrooms, and chopped herbs.
  7. Drizzle extra virgin olive oil and sprinkle smoked paprika powder to finish.

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Minako Umehara – @365cleaneats

Health-conscious Recipe Creator / Food Stylist & Photographer/ Food Instructor
Minako has lived in 8 cities across 3 countries since 2003. Despite the varying environments around her, her realisation that food is universal has led to her desire to connect with people through food. After moving to Melbourne, she picked up vegan cooking. She now spends time creating innovative vegan recipes and running cooking classes.