10 Breakfast Ideas for People with Type 2 Diabetes

Layer Greek yogurt, berries, and a sprinkle of nuts or seeds for a protein-rich and low-carb breakfast.

Greek Yogurt Parfait

Make an omelet with egg whites or a combination of whole eggs and egg whites, filled with non-starchy vegetables like spinach, mushrooms, and bell peppers.

Vegetable Omelet

Enjoy a slice of whole grain bread topped with a spread of natural nut butter, such as almond or peanut butter.

Whole Grain Toast with Nut Butter

Combine chia seeds with unsweetened almond milk and a dash of vanilla extract, and let it sit overnight. Top with fresh berries in the morning.

Overnight Chia Pudding

Wrap smoked salmon, cucumber slices, and a dollop of cream cheese in a whole grain tortilla or lettuce leaves for a protein-rich breakfast.

Smoked Salmon Wrap

Prepare a frittata with egg whites or a combination of whole eggs and egg whites, mixed with sautéed vegetables like spinach, tomatoes, and onions, topped with a sprinkle of reduced-fat cheese.

Veggie and Cheese Frittata

Cook quinoa in water or low-fat milk and top it with chopped nuts, a sprinkle of cinnamon, and a few slices of fresh fruit.

Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

Blend together a mix of leafy greens, a small portion of low-sugar fruits like berries or half a banana, unsweetened almond milk, and a scoop of protein powder for a nutrient-packed breakfast.

Green Smoothie

Choose a high-fiber, low-sugar cereal option and top it with fresh berries and a splash of unsweetened almond milk.

Whole Grain Cereal with Berries

Layer Greek yogurt with fresh fruit, a sprinkle of nuts or granola, and a drizzle of honey for a healthier twist on a classic parfait.

Greek Yogurt Parfait

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