Our Best Breakfast Recipes

Start your day off right with healthy breakfast recipes. All your breakfast and brunch favorites, from blueberry pancakes to breakfast burritos, make tasty appearances in our all-star lineup of diabetic recipes.

Pear-Ginger Pancakes

Heat up the griddle and get ready to enjoy a decadent pancake breakfast that's loaded with nutrition. A serving is two pancakes -- a filling portion for less than 250 calories and 40 grams of carb.

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Scrambled Eggs with Sausage

The best thing about this breakfast is speed! In 10 minutes you can have a protein-packed start to your day that's as delicious as it is healthy.

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Cornmeal Waffles with Blueberry Compote

Put your waffle iron to good use with these tasty breakfast favorites topped with a warm fruit compote.

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Asparagus-Cheese Omelet

Give a healthy boost to your day with this low-carb breakfast recipe that boasts 15 grams of protein and less than 120 calories per serving.

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Upside-Down Crab Quiche

Impress overnight guests with these incredible low-carb quiches that are simple to make and delicious to eat.

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Oatmeal-Raisin Swirl Bread

Looking for a healthy breakfast bread recipe? Here's a winner to try! Plus, it makes incredible French toast.

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Pumpkin Pie Hot Cereal

Turn boring oatmeal into a gourmet treat with just three added ingredients: vanilla yogurt, pumpkin butter, and pumpkin pie spice. Yum!

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Spiced Apple-Berry Oatmeal

This is the ultimate oatmeal recipe that's packed with tons of flavor and nutrition. Featuring apples, berries, and toasted pecans or almonds, how can you go wrong?

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Zucchini-Chocolate Chip Scones

Instead of grabbing a carb-packed pastry at the local coffee shop, bake these homemade scones for an easy breakfast on the go.

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Maple-Apple Drenched French Toast

If you thought the words "drenched French toast" were gone for good, think again! This diabetes-friendly breakfast recipe gives you two slices of toast plus 1/3 cup of sweet topping for less than 230 calories and only 7 grams of fat per serving.

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Eggs Benedict

Perk up your boring egg routine! This satisfying and healthful take on the breakfast superstar comes together with easy pantry ingredients.

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Blueberry Buckwheat Pancakes

Heart-healthy buckwheat is not a grain but a fruit seed related to rhubarb. Coupled with blueberries, these hotcakes are rich in antioxidants and taste.

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Huevos Rancheros Breakfast Nachos

Forget forks! Enjoy fun nachos -- loaded with calcium, protein, and fiber -- with your hands while giving your morning a boost of healthy energy.

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Apple-Pumpkin Softies

A cross between a breakfast cookie and a muffin, these moist and chewy treats are tasty delights for mornings on the go.

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Blueberry Waffle Cups

Eggs, bacon, blueberries, and whole wheat waffles bake to perfection in a brilliant combination of savory and sweet. You'll wonder why you didn't try this before!

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Smoked Salmon Breakfast Wraps

Carb-friendlier and just as tasty, this version of bagels and lox features whole wheat tortillas and light cream cheese. Whip up some wraps for a breakfast on the go or even a light lunch.

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Raspberry Strudel Croissants

Make a lovely impression with delightful pastries that are a cinch to bake -- plus they're fat-free and only 35 calories per serving.

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Hash Brown Potato Cakes

This popular breakfast favorite uses cooking spray and olive oil to keep the fat and calories down, while thyme boosts the crispy potatoes' flavor.

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Super Simple Sausage Skillet

Our fast and easy medley of smoked sausage, hash browns, onions, peppers, and zucchini beats a bowl of cold cereal any day of the week.

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Coconut-Topped Bananas

You'll go bananas for the yogurt, peanut butter, cornflakes, and coconut in this recipe -- a simply delicious and nutritious alternative to plain fruit.

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Persimmon Streusel Cake

Wheat germ, whole wheat pastry flour, and fruit add a kick of fiber to a moist and flavorful breakfast treat.

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Citrus Fruit Cups

Wake up your taste buds and energize your day with a tangy fruit-filled breakfast that's sure to get you off on the right foot.

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Southwestern Breakfast Tostadas

Mash the beans slightly so they absorb the flavors of the other ingredients.

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Shrimp-Artichoke Frittata

This Italian-style omelet makes a great breakfast or brunch dish.

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Mushroom Scrambled Eggs

Bacon (just a little), mushrooms, and tomato make this egg dish work for breakfast, lunch, or dinner!

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Cheesy Grits and Sausage

If the savory cheddar cheese, sausage, and jalapeno peppers in this southern breakfast favorite don't wake you up, nothing will! Serve it with your favorite fruit juice.

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Poblano Tofu Scramble

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.

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Knife-and-Fork Breakfast Burrito

This yummy breakfast burrito is jam-packed with flavor. Try this diabetes-friendly burrito for dinner, too!

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Provencal Omelet

Lower the calories and carbs of this yummy breakfast omelet by spraying the cold skillet with cooking spray instead of cooking the vegetables in oil or butter.

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Fruit-Filled Puff Pancakes

These puff pancakes deflate after baking to form a "bowl" just right for filling with fresh colorful fruit.

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Low-Fat Spinach Quiche

Didn't think half-and-half could be fat free? Look for it in the dairy case near the regular half-and-half.

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Surprise Scrambled Eggs

Bacon (just a little), mushrooms, and tomato make this delicious egg dish not only perfect for breakfast but also lunch or dinner!

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Fruit and Yogurt Parfaits

Use half of a fresh peach and half of a kiwi for a green-and-gold combination. The glory of fruit and yogurt parfaits is that you can use your favorite fruits!

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The Quick and Easy Omelet

The indulgence of a hearty breakfast is yours to savor with this ready-in-minutes dish. Round out the meal with fresh fruit or juice and toast.

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Fresh Tomato Omelets with Mozzarella Cheese

If you're thinking this dish could use a personal touch, add your favorite natural herb along with the oregano for a more full flavor. Not an oregano fan? Substitute basil, dill, or marjoram.

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Oat Pancakes

Pancakes always are a treat for a leisurely weekend breakfast or brunch. But these wheat and oat pancakes are exceptionally good.

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Ginger Pear Muffins

Pieces of juicy pear inside and a crispy oat bran mixture on top boost these tender muffins to delicious heights.

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Toasted Oat Muesli

Flaxseeds are a nutritious addition to this nutty cereal because they're rich in nutrients and omega-3 fatty acids. Look for them at health or natural food stores or larger supermarkets.

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Cranberry Whole Wheat Scones

Add a sprinkle of rolled oats to the top of these scones when they're fresh out of the oven for a decorative touch-and a little nutritious fiber.

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Pick-Me-Up Bars

Whole wheat flour and dates provide a combination of fast carb energy along with slower carb energy to help pick you up and keep you energized.

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Best of Bran Muffins

Low in saturated fat and high in cholesterol-lowering monounsaturated fat and omega-3 fatty acids, these mouthwatering muffins use canola oil-a smart choice for baking.

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Tropical Coffee Cake

Mango and coconut give this delicious coffee cake an island flair, while the yogurt and just a small amount of oil keep it moist. If you can't find mangoes, try using nectarines or peaches.

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Vegetable Frittata

For breakfast or brunch, serve this hearty egg dish with a mix of fresh fruits and a bran muffin. For lunch or supper, team it with a tossed salad and bread.

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Ranch Eggs

Your taste buds will get a wake-up call with this Mexican-style casserole. If hot-and-spicy doesn't suit you in the morning, serve this meatless main dish for supper.

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