Breakfast Ideas for People with Type 2 Diabetes

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Yogurt Pancakes

Get your day off to a great start with these yummy yogurt pancakes. Short on time? Make a batch on the weekend! —Cheryll Baber, Homedale, Idaho

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Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

This plant-based, low-sugar breakfast provides protein from the whole grain goodness of quinoa. Plus, it's a good source of fiber with 3 grams per serving

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Whole Grain Banana Pancakes

Pancakes! With a hint of natural sweetness from mashed bananas, this simple stack contains a good amount of protein and fiber to stabilize your blood sugar and keep you full longer.

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Nuts

Nuts are rich in healthy fats that help improve blood circulation. Omega-3 fatty acids improve blood flow and positively impact vascular health.

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Chicken Brunch Bake

A 3-ounce breast provides roughly 23 grams of protein. Chicken is a lean meat, especially when skinless, making it ideal for low-fat diets.

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Hawaiian Hash

This colorful dish made with sweet potatoes, red bell peppers, pineapple and ginger root offers an array of antioxidants and fiber. It's a filling breakfast that will keep your energy levels steady.

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Classic Avocado Toast

This simple breakfast can help you start the day with creamy avocado on crispy toast, which offers heart-healthy fats and fiber to keep your blood sugar stable and appetite satisfied.

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Buttermilk Pumpkin Waffles

It feels like a special morning when waffles are on the menu! Treat yourself to this low-sugar recipe made with fiber-filled pumpkin and a heap of festive fall spices like ginger, cinnamon.

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Southwest Breakfast Wraps

Loaded with fiber and high-quality protein to keep your blood sugar stable, these whole grain wraps are jam-packed with colorful veggies and fluffy egg whites, plus a hint of spicy jalapenos.

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Whole Wheat Pecan Waffles

These fiber-filled whole grain waffles are tasty any time of day. It's time to grab your waffle iron and try this simple recipe for a dose of heart-healthy fats, high quality carbs.

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Flaxseed Oatmeal Pancakes

One cup of cooked oats contains around 6 grams of protein. Oatmeal is rich in beta-glucan, a type of soluble fiber that may reduce cholesterol levels.

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