Breakfast is one of the most important meals of the day—especially for diabetics. Eating a healthy breakfast gives the body the energy and fuel it needs to be physically active. Choosing a breakfast that is high in protein and low in sugar will keep energy levels up and blood sugar levels down.
- cooking spray
- 2 Tbs chopped onion
- ½ Tbs chopped red peper
- ½ Tbs chopped canned green chiles, drained
- ½ Cup egg substitute
- 1 Tbs shredded fat-free Monterey Jack cheese
- Dash of pepper
- Dash liquid hot pepper sauce (optional)
- 1 10-inch 98% fat-free flour tortilla, warmed
- Lightly coat a non-stick skillet with cooking spray. Cook the onion and chiles in the skillet over medium heat for 3 minutes, stirring constantly.
- In a small bowl, whisk together egg substitute, cheese, pepper, and Tabasco (if using).
- Pour into skillet and scramble for 3 to 4 minutes, until the eggs are done to taste, but not dry.
- Place the egg mixture along one-third of the tortilla, about 2 inches away from the bottom. Fold up the lower edge, then roll from the side to form a burrito.