7 Days of Healthy, Low Carb Breakfasts
Breakfast is the most challenging meal for people living with diabetes. In this country, standard breakfast fare is usually very high in carbohydrates. Cereal, toast, bagels, muffins, danish, scones, pancakes, waffles, and even fruit are among the foods most likely to spike your blood sugar. Bacon and eggs are carb-free, but bacon comes with other downsides (i.e., nitrites and sodium) and even the most devoted of egg lovers can't have eggs every day.
With the help of the folks in dLife's Food Talk forum, we've gathered up some great ideas and created easy, healthy breakfast meal plans for a week.
Spicy Tomato Drink Peas and Walnuts Mediterranean Veggie Salad Strawberry Oat Pancakes Pink Slush Confetti Bean Salsa Cheese and Vegetable Rarebit Sea Bass with Basil Tomato Sauce Italian Style Tomato Frittata Fresh and Natural Applesauce
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