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.
- 2 teaspoons olive oil
- 1/2 cup coarsely chopped broccoli florets
- 1/2 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
- 1/2 cup chopped carrot
- 1/4 cup chopped onion
- 6 egg whites*
- 3 eggs*
- 2 tablespoons snipped fresh basil
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
- 1/3 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
- Lightly coat a non-stick skillet with cooking spray. Cook the broccoli, mushrooms, carrot, and onion; cook for 7 to 8 minutes or until crisp-tender, stirring occasionally.
- Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, whisk together egg whites, eggs, basil, salt, and pepper.
- Pour egg mixture over vegetables in skillet.
- As mixture sets, run a spatula around edge of skillet, lifting egg mixture so uncooked portion flows underneath.
- Continue cooking and lifting edge until egg mixture is almost set and surface is just slightly moist.
- Sprinkle with cheese.
- Cover for 2 minutes or until top is lightly browned and center is set.
- Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.