Breakfast Recipes for Diabetics

First published: February 16, 2010 in Recipes

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If you or your family member are diabetic, here are some great breakfast recipes for you!

Apricot Morning Drink

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Ingredients:

1 – 16 ounce can of sugar free apricot halves

1-1/2 cups of skim milk

3 eggs

1 teaspoon of vanilla extract

1/2 teaspoon of liquid sweetener

Grounf cinnamon to taste

Orange slices for garnish (optional)

Directions:

  • Combine all ingredients except the cinnamon in a blender and cover.
  • Blend at medium speed for abour 30 seconds.
  • Pour into glasses and sprinkle with ground cinnamon.
  • Garnish with orange slices if desired.

Broiled Grapefruit

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Ingredients:

1 grapefruit

1/2 teaspoon of butter

1 teaspoon of granulated sugar replacement

dash of ground cinnamon

dash of ground nutmeg

Directions:

  • Cut grapefruit in half.
  • Loosen sections with a sharp knife or a grapefruit spoon
  • Place a 1.4 teaspoon of butter in middle of each half
  • Sprinkle each half with 1/2 teaspoon of granulated sugar replacement, cinnamon and nutmeg
  • Broil 4 inches from heat for 6-8 minutes
  • Serve hot

Italian Scrambled Eggs

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ingredients:

1 small butternut squash,thinly sliced and chopped

1 small onion, finely chopped

3 tablespoons of butter

1 cup of meatless spaghetti sauce

4 large eggs

2 tablespoons of water

Directions:

  • In a medium skillet, lightly saute squash and onion in 1 tablespoon of butter until onion is translucent.
  • Add spaghetti sauce and eason lightly with salt and pepper
  • Simmer for about 5 minutes and set aside
  • Beat together eggs and water
  • In a large skillet, scramble eggs in remaining butter
  • Serve immediately

Baked Apple Fritters

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Ingredients

1 cup of honey graham crackers, crushed into crumbs

1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon

2 large apples, peeled and chopped into small pieces

4 tablespoon of lemon juice

Directions:

  • Combine graham crackers with cinnamon
  • Mix apple slices with lemon juice to coat evenly
  • Combine graham cracker and apple mixes
  • Place on greased cookie sheet using tablespoon to form fritters
  • Bake at 400F for about 15-20 minutes or until golden brown
  • Serve warm

Buttermilk Waffles

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Ingredients:

1/2 cup of all purpose flour

1/2 cup of dry oatmeal

1/4 cup of cornmeal

1 tablespoon of baking powder

2 teaspoons of natural butter flavour mix

1/2 teaspoon of salt

1 egg

1/4 cup of low-calorie margarine

1-1/2 cup of buttermilk

Directions:

  • Combine the flour, oatmeal, cornmeal ,butter mix and salt in a medium bowl.
  • Add the egg and margarine
  • Stir to mix
  • Stir in the buttermilk
  • Cover and allow the batter to rest for 20 minutes or until double in size
  • Bake waffles in preheated waffle iron according to manufacturer’s directions

Baked French Toast

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Ingredients

2 eggs, well beaten

1/2 cup of 2% milk

1/2 teaspoon of salt

1/2 teaspoon of vanilla

6 slices of wholewheat bread

1 cup of bran flakes

1/4 cup of margarine, melted

Directions:

  • Combine eggs, milk, salt amd vanilla in shallow dish
  • Dip bread in egg mixture turning once, and allow time for both sides to absorb the liquid
  • Coat evenly with bran flakes and place in single layer on a well-greased baking sheet
  • Drizzle with margarine
  • Bake at 450F for about 10 minutes or until nice and crisp and brown
  • Serve warm with sugar reduced maple syrup

Hope you enjoy getting these recipes – please share your comments and send in your suggestions – your input is a always very welcomed!

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