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5 filling diabetes breakfast recipes

5 filling diabetes breakfast recipes

As someone with type 2 diabetes, I’m always looking for diabetes friendly breakfast recipes that will keep me full and balance my diet.

I’m also always looking for tasty meals, because let’s face it – eating a low-carb diet can sometimes get a little boring.

Why breakfast is so important for people with diabetes

When you have diabetes, it’s very important to plan your meals and make sure you’re staying in line with your dietary goals. Here are 10 filling breakfasts that will keep you satiated for the first half of your day.

Keto Breakfast Bowl

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Hangry Woman Keto Breakfast Bowl.

I love this Keto Breakfast Bowl because it’s low on carbs, but high in healthy fats and packed with perfect green, leafy veggies. Plus, any excuse to eat guac is a must for me. It’s a perfect diabetes breakfast recipe.

Avocado Toast

Diabetes Breakfast Avocado Toast
Hangry Woman Avocado Toast

Avocado Toast is a pretty easy breakfast – mash some avocado (I told you I’ll make any excuse to eat it), ad a little salt and pepper, and top with some perfectly cooked eggs. It’s quick to make, balanced, and filling.

Low Carb Breakfast Tacos

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Cheese Shell Breakfast Tacos

I have to say it’s beyond genius to create a taco shell using cheese. Though these are stuffed with meat, add in some of your favorite breakfast taco fillings and you’re good to go.

Breakfast Tostadas

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Cookie and Kate’s Breakfast Tostada Recipe

I think when it comes to breakfasts this one is quite easy. It’s got a great balance of carbs, fat and protein and would be a great treat for any diabetes breakfast.

Crustless Ham and Cheese Quiche

Diabetes Breakfast Quiche
Crustless Quiche Recipe from Easy Low Carb

This is a great, and filling breakfast and one that’s again easy to make ahead. I love that it has some classic flavors, and it’s also going to fill you up. Save room for later, because the leftovers reheat very well.

All in all, having diabetes and eating a full and flavorful breakfast can go together well. Try to find recipes that fit your lifestyle so you’re more likely to eat and enjoy them.

Let me know in the comments what your other favorite breakfast recipes are.

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Mila is the author of Hangry Woman and a type 2 diabetic, trying to navigate her new world. She lives in Texas with her Husband, Bryan, and her pup, Lily. She loves to talk to her readers, so find her on social media and say hello!

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  1. Yolande Pace
    June 14, 2019 / 6:36 am

    I like scrambled eggs, one strip bacon cooked in air fryer and one slice wheat toast…dont like avacodo or any of stuff mentioned…guess I’m doomed.

    • Mila
      June 14, 2019 / 6:50 am

      These are just five ideas (some without avocado). There are plenty of combinations for breakfast that are balanced and filling other than these. Your option sounds great, and like it works well for you! I love air fryer bacon.

  2. Nicole Hood
    May 31, 2019 / 1:37 am

    Wow! Love all these ideas especially all the EGGS! Eggs and avocado is soooo good!

    • Mila
      May 31, 2019 / 7:26 am

      I’m sort of a zombie in the morning, so I love that these are all really easy to make ahead and enjoy, or they’re quick!

  3. May 30, 2019 / 1:59 pm

    I normally eat oat at breakfast (porridge) or smoothies when it’s hot. I love sweet things only in the morning x

  4. May 30, 2019 / 1:44 pm

    My goodness all of those look so darn good. I would love a breakfast tostada to start the day!

  5. May 29, 2019 / 10:03 pm

    I am pre-diabetic so I’ll definitely be trying these! The breakfast tostada looks delicious!

  6. May 29, 2019 / 4:41 pm

    These look like such healthy breakfast idea’s for not only diabetics, but everyone!

    • Mila
      May 29, 2019 / 10:42 pm

      Totally! I think anyone can enjoy these breakfasts!

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