Breakfast on the Go

Note: This recipe is especially for kids with diabetes, but can be a nutritious part of almost anyone's diet.

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

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 c. fruit-flavored, fat-free yogurt
  • 1/3 c. oat bran
  • 1/3 c. sliced peaches, canned in light syrup
  • 1 tbsp. dried cranberries

Utensils:

  • 16 oz. plastic cup
  • measuring cup
  • measuring spoon

Directions:

  1. Layer peach slices in plastic cup.
  2. Next, layer the yogurt on top of the peach slices.
  3. Sprinkle dried cranberries on top of the yogurt.
  4. Top with oat bran.
  5. Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate until ready to eat.

Serves: 1

Serving size: approximately 11/2 cup

Nutritional analysis (per serving):
206 calories
9 g protein
0 g fat
0 g sat. fat
44 g carbohydrate
3 g fiber
4 mg cholesterol
221 mg sodium
271 mg calcium
8.2 mg iron

Diabetic exchanges:
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.

Reviewed by: Allison Brinkley, RD, LD/N
Date reviewed: March 2009

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