Breakfast is the most important meal for your body. After waking up in the morning, your body needs the nutrients as the stomach is empty for a long duration. But many people neglect this meal which is a very bad idea.
This meal is considered to be mandatory for people with Type 2 diabetes. Healthy breakfast is a combination of carbohydrates, proteins and fiber which gives a jump start to your morning.
These vegetarian breakfast ideas are best for diabetics:
This is an easy to-go meal. You just wrap it in foil and you are good to go. Scramble an egg with onions and bell peppers or you can use some spinach. Add this on a warm whole-wheat tortilla and shred some cheddar cheese on the top. You can also add some salsa in it.
Chia seed pudding with almond milk
Mix chia seeds with almond milk, cocoa powder and sweetener to form a smooth, creamy, gluten free dessert for your breakfast.
Muesli are uncooked oats which is a good breakfast option. They have less amount of carbs as it contains resistant starch which is good for insulin resistance and the gut bacteria.
Pumpkin quinoa blueberry bowl
Quinoa is a high fiber and protein seed. It is a great substitute for oatmeal. Additionally it is gluten-free. Prepare a bowl of quinoa and mix some canned pumpkin and top it up with a handful of blueberries.
You can have sprouts at any time of the day. They are rich in protein and fiber and low in carbs. You can sprout lentils and legumes, overnight. Add some lemon juice, a pinch of salt and pepper in it to spice it up.
Prepare tofu in hot sauce with sautéed bell peppers, carrots and few basic spices. Garnish with some cilantro and have it with some salsa. Well this is another perfect breakfast option for you as it will keep you full.
This is a great breakfast option. Mix cucumber, onion, green pepper, tomatoes, tofu, feta cheese, olives and sprinkle some oregano and olive oil on the top and mix well. Add salt and pepper to taste and you are covered till lunch time. This is nutritional and best for diabetic people.
You can have it hot or cold. Have a bowl of high-fiber, low-sugar cereal with skim milk or have hot plain oatmeal. You can add fresh fruits, skim milk or some sugar substitute but limit butter and sugar.
Munch a muffin
You should have a whole grain muffin or the one that is rich in fibers. You are a yogurt lover, you can top with a low or non-fat yogurt. This is a quick breakfast option.
Scrambled eggs and toast or omelettes
This is a healthy breakfast to start your day with. Have your scrambled eggs with a slice of whole wheat bread topped with some low fat cream cheese or sugar-free jam. While making omelettes instead of cheese you can add avocado and veggies.