Note: This recipe is especially for teens with diabetes, but can be a nutritious part of almost anyone's diet. Teens with diabetes may need to pay extra attention to the amount of carbohydrates they eat to maintain control of their blood sugar levels.
You can make this breakfast the night before. It tastes great first thing in the morning and is also a good source of calcium.
Prep time: 2 minutes
¼ c. sliced peaches, canned in extra-light syrup
4.4 oz. low-fat or nonfat fruit-flavored yogurt
1/3 c. oat bran
1 tsp. dried cranberries
Layer peach slices in 16 oz. plastic cup.
Next, layer the yogurt on top of the peach slices.
Sprinkle dried cranberries on top of the yogurt.
Top with oat bran.
Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate until ready to eat.
Serving size: approximately 1½ cup
Nutritional analysis (per serving):
8 g protein
1 g fat
0.2 g sat. fat
72 g carbohydrate
3 g fiber
4 mg cholesterol
128 mg sodium
224 mg calcium
4.8 mg iron
3 carbohydrate exchanges
Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.
Variations and suggestions:
Try a variety of different yogurt flavors. You can also add some nuts for extra protein.