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What are healthy breakfast ideas for vegetarians and vegans with diabetes?

Here are some healthy breakfast ideas for vegetarians and vegans:
  • Whole grain cereal with 1/2 cup low-fat milk (soy milk for vegan diets)
  • 1 piece of whole-wheat toast with peanut butter and a small piece of fresh fruit
  • Fruit smoothie (use soy yogurt and/or soy milk for vegan diets)
  • Oatmeal (made with water or soy milk) with chopped nuts and/or dried fruit
  • Scrambled egg (try tofu scramble for vegan or lacto-vegetarian diets)
  • 1/2 whole wheat English muffin with a small amount of jelly and a small bowl of fresh berries
Vandana  R. Sheth
Nutrition & Dietetics
Some healthy breakfast ideas for vegetarians and vegans with diabetes are:
  • Whole grain cereal+dairy alternative beverage (soy milk/almond milk)
  • Whole grain toast+nut butter or low fat cheese (if not vegan)
  • Whole grain toast/tortilla + bean burrito
  • Oatmeal+cinnamon+nuts+flax seeds

 

Kathy Freston
Nutrition & Dietetics
A great breakfast idea for vegetarians and vegans (with or without diabetes) is a tasty meal with whole grains in it, like steel cut oatmeal. In this video, veganist and author Kathy Freston shares some satiating, healthy and yummy breakfast ideas.

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