3 Delicious And Healthy Breakfast Recipe Ideas For Diabetes

By Samridhi|3 - 4 mins read| December 27, 2023

People with diabetes know how important their dietary considerations are when it comes to managing their sugar levels. And breakfast is a crucial element of a diabetic diet to kick start your morning with energy and nutrients! The question is— do you really need to restrict yourself on enjoying your favorite dishes? Well, this article lists some healthy and delicious breakfast recipes that will ensure you start your day on the right note without worrying about your blood sugar level spiking up! Read below to find out more.

Diabetes-Friendly Breakfast Recipe Ideas

Greek Yogurt Parfait

Greek yogurt is a perfect addition to a diabetic diet as it is not only rich in carbohydrates but also low in calories. And what could be better than pairing it with the goodness of fresh fruits of your choice to give a little touch of natural sweetness to turn it into the perfect sugar-friendly breakfast option. To make this recipe, you will need

  • 1 cup unsweetened Greek yogurt
  • ½ cup mixed berries, such as blueberries, strawberries, and raspberries
  • 1 tbsp dried nuts
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • A pinch of cinnamon powder

Follow the instructions given below.

  • Take a serving glass and layer it with Greek yogurt.
  • Now add some berries over it.
  • Sprinkle some chopped nuts of your choice and drizzle some honey on the top.
  • Top it up with a pinch of cinnamon powder and enjoy chilled!

Veggie Omelette

Eggs are a fantastic source of protein that makes it a perfect addition to your everyday diabetes-friendly diet. Pair it with some veggies and turn it into a fiber packed breakfast. For this, you will need the following ingredients.

  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 finely chopped onion
  • 1 finely chopped tomato
  • ⅓ cup chopped bell peppers
  • ¼ cup spinach leaves
  • ½ cup of shredded cheese (low-fat)
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper

Now follow the directions given below carefully.

  • Take a pan and heat some olive oil over medium-high heat. 
  • Now saute the onions until they turn light golden brown. Add bell peppers and saute for 2-3 minutes more.
  • Add tomatoes and spinach leaves and cook for another few minutes until the leaves wilt. 
  • In another bowl, beat the eggs and season with salt and pepper.
  • Pour the mixture over the cooked vegetables in the pan and cook until the edges are set.
  • Sprinkles some shredded cheese over it and fold one-half of the omelette carefully. Cook for some more minutes until the mixture isn’t runny any more.
  • Serve hot!

Avocado and Smoked Salmon Toast

You will need the following ingredients to make this delicious avocado-salmon toast.

  • 1 loaf of whole-grain bread
  • 2 ounces of smoked salmon
  • ½ ripe avocado
  • ½ sliced cucumber
  • Fresh lime juice
  • Fresh cilantro
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Start by 

  • Toasting a slice of whole-grain bread.
  • Mash a ripe avocado and spread it over the toast.
  • Now arrange the smoked salmon on the top.
  • Add sliced cucumber and radish to give some extra crunch.
  • Top it up with some fresh lemon juice and season with salt and pepper.
  • Garnish with some fresh cilantro and enjoy!
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