7 Diabetes-Friendly Breakfast Recipes

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  • Starting Your Day the Right Way

    Starting Your Day the Right Way

    It’s hard enough getting to work or getting your day started, and when you have diabetes, you need to pay extra attention to what you eat. Making sure that what you put in your mouth fits in with managing your diabetes can be time-consuming and stressful. But beginning your day with a good, healthy breakfast that covers your blood sugar management needs can make all the difference.

    Try some of these delicious, diabetes-friendly recipes for breakfast or brunch to make sure you’re starting your day out the right way.

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  • Vegetable Masala Omelet

    Vegetable Masala Omelet

    Omelets are a breakfast staple, but a little spice never did anyone harm! If you’re looking for a healthier option to cheese and ham, try this colorful, veggie-fueled recipe. Not only is it delicious, it’s easy and simple to make too.

    Calories per serving: 110

    Carbohydrates: 4g

    Sugar: 2g

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  • Spinach and Artichoke Frittata

    Spinach and Artichoke Frittata

    Frittatas make for the perfect brunch dish. As well as being filling, they’re both impressive and surprisingly easy to make. Frittatas lend themselves to endless combinations of ingredients, but nothing beats this nutrient-rich concoction of mushrooms and spinach that bursts with flavor.

    Calorie per serving: 290

    Carbohydrates: 12g

    Sugar: 4g

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  • Oats and Onion Uttapam

    Oats and Onion Uttapam

    Uttapam are delicious, thick pancakes that originated in South India. While they’re usually made from semolina and rice, you can also try this heart-healthy twist for brunch or a late breakfast. Serve it with some delicious mango or coconut chutney.

    Calories per serving: 130

    Carbohydrates: 17g

    Sugar: 2g

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  • Grapefruit Pick-Me-Up Smoothie

    Grapefruit Pick-Me-Up Smoothie

    The popularity of smoothies has soared in recent years. Because these thick, easy to make beverages are so fruit- and veggie-loaded, they’re basically meal replacements. Keep nutrition facts in mind when you’re planning out your meals for the day.

    Calories per serving: 210

    Carbohydrates: 39g

    Sugar: 24g

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  • Peas Daliya Pulao

    Peas Daliya Pulao

    Daliya, or bulgur, is an excellent source of protein that people all over Europe, the Middle East, and India enjoy on a regular basis. While it may not sound like your typical breakfast, daliya pulao made with tomatoes and peas is a deliciously savory morning treat that’s also easy to make.

    Calories per serving: 90

    Carbohydrates: 10g

    Sugar: 3g

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  • Healthy Quiche Florentine

    Healthy Quiche Florentine

    Quiches may be absolutely delicious, but they’re also typically loaded with fat and calories. This amazing recipe eliminates the crust, cutting down on carb content, and substitutes a few low-fat ingredients.

    Calories per serving: 200

    Carbohydrates: 9g

    Sugar: 5g

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  • Mocha Latte Biscotti

    Mocha Latte Biscotti

    Ah, biscotti. When you’re enjoying your morning coffee, no cookie or cracker can compare. This recipe incorporates coffee into the actual biscuit, giving your breakfast biscotti an extra kick.

    Calories per serving: 90

    Carbohydrates: 15g

    Sugar: 8g

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