One dilemma that all diabetics face is the choice between what they should and should not eat. Their blood sugar levels need to be well balanced and this depends entirely on what they put in their mouths. A high fiber and low glycemic index diet is an ideal one that will help them maintain a constant.
Whole wheat, fresh green veggies, pulses and foods rich in omega 3 fatty acids are apt for keeping a diabetic healthy. But healthy usually turns out boring. Well, a little variation can prove otherwise. To help you jazz up the breakfast table with a healthy, nutritious and tasty meal, we’ve listed down 10 easy diabetic-friendly recipes.
1. Vegetable Omelet
Cook up an omelet with egg whites and a tablespoon of skim milk. Toss in some of your favourite veggies like onions, tomatoes, mushrooms and peppers. Use a spoonful of olive oil to cook in a nonstick pan and give yourself a healthy protein-rich treat that also offers an anti-oxidant boost.
Egg whites of 2 eggs
Salt & pepper as per taste
A cup of veggies (mushrooms, tomatoes, onions, capsicum, bell peppers)
1 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp skimmed milk
1. In a bowl, mix the egg whites with a spoonful of milk, salt, pepper and veggies.
2. Heat a non-stick pan and drop in a spoonful of olive oil.
3. Once the oil is heated add the egg mixture and spread evenly on the surface of the pan.
4. Let it cook for a while and then turn sides.
5. Serve hot.