Note: This recipe is especially for teens with diabetes, but it 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 it's also a good source of calcium.
Prep time: 2 minutes
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
- 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 1 1/2 cup
Nutritional analysis (per serving):
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
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
Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.
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