Diabetic Breakfast Casserole and Skillet Recipes
Hearty Vegetable, Bacon, and Quinoa Quiche
This gluten-free quiche features an ample variety of vegetables including spinach, mushrooms, and leeks. Plus, the quinoa crust cuts carbs and provides extra protein.
Art Smith's Roasted Vegetable Oven-Baked Frittata
Celebrity chef Art Smith -- who has type 2 diabetes -- crafted this savory, veggie-packed frittata as a holiday side, but the low-carb breakfast recipe tastes delicious year-round.
Spice up skillet eggs with a base of jalapeno, chili powder, tomatoes, and onions. Serve with a warm tortilla and a sprinkling of Monterey Jack cheese for a complete Southwestern experience.
Upside-Down Crab Quiche
Prepared individually in custard cups, these seafood quiches are perfect for a family brunch. Each quiche boasts just 10 grams of carb.
Cheddar and Zucchini Frittata
Start your day the healthy way: One serving of this cheesy frittata boasts 11 grams of protein and just 6 grams of carb. Plus, it provides a hearty helping of veggies.
Creole Eggplant Eggs Benedict
Show off your culinary skills with this mouthwatering stack of gooey eggs sandwiched between panko-crusted eggplant slices. Layer each slice with a spicy spread of Creole-style sauce, and drizzle the entire tower with hollandaise sauce. You won't believe this gourmet-inspired recipe has only 20 grams of carb per serving.
Baked Eggs and Roasted Vegetables
This vegetarian breakfast recipe is loaded with onion, sweet potato, and broccoli. Roast the vegetables the night before for a quick-fix meal in the morning.
Egg and Potato Casserole
Diced hash brown potatoes, broccoli, and Canadian-style bacon give this egg casserole an extra helping of flavors and textures, making each bite a new experience. Great brunch pick!
Mexican Breakfast Burrito
Mashed pinto or black beans give this hearty burrito a heaping helping of protein as well as fiber. Topped with a little Mexican queso fresco, this dish has definite south-of-the-border feel.
Cheesy Mushroom Casserole
A Southern breakfast favorite, quick-cooking grits form the base for this hearty egg casserole. Serve it with a fresh fruit compote and bran muffins for a terrific company brunch.
Tofu Scramble with Green Chiles
This Southwestern-style scramble is great for breakfast or a light supper. Don't skip the lime juice and tomatoes -- they add a delightfully fresh note.
A frittata makes a great breakfast or brunch food. For a real treat, make it for dinner during the week.
Scrambled Eggs with Bacon, Mushroom, and Tomato
Mushrooms, tomato, and a bit of bacon make this egg dish work for breakfast, lunch, or dinner!
Spinach and Gruyere Cheese Quiche
This flavorful dish is the perfect start to the day: a little calcium and a serving of vegetables. Don't like Gruyere cheese? Use Swiss instead.
Zippy Zucchini Frittata
Love zucchini? Try this egg dish that looks and tastes like pizza. Serve this colorful, cheesy entree with a salad, fruit, and bread.
Southwestern Breakfast Tostadas
Take a trip to the Southwest without leaving your breakfast table with these crispy-outside, chewy-inside tostadas. Add your favorite veggies for even more flavor.
Tomato Broccoli Frittata
This vegetable-loaded frittata is made with egg whites to significantly cut the cholesterol. If you like, replace the feta cheese with goat, Parmesan, or Fontina cheese.
Zucchini and Swiss Pie
Use Parmesan cheese to flavor and enrich a hash brown potato crust. It's a delicious base for the vegetable custard filling.
Asparagus and Potato Skillet
One skillet and market-fresh ingredients make a satisfying meal inspired by European bistros. Serve tangy green grapes or a citrus fruit salad as a sweet accompaniment.
For breakfast or brunch, serve this hearty egg dish with a mix of fresh fruits and bran muffins. For lunch or supper, team it with tossed salad and crusty bread.
Stuffed French Toast
One slice of French toast oozing with cream cheese and drizzled with melted fruit spread is comparable in calories and fat grams to a bowl of breakfast cereal.
Baked Brie Strata
Make this strata for an extra-important brunch. Chunks of Brie cheese, zucchini, tomatoes, and green onion give this dish company status.
Creole-Style Shrimp and Grits
Full-flavor Creole seasoning, fresh asparagus, red sweet pepper, and onion impart flavors of French, Spanish, and African cuisines to this dish. The shrimp and vegetables offer nutrients to enhance immunity, boost energy, and safeguard against cancer, heart disease, and diabetes.