Now, diabetes is one of common diseases in the world because of our guzzle. Besides medical care, a healthy diet is an essential method to control this disease. People with diabetes have to follow strict eating plan, so everyone thinks they must have bland food choices. They are likely remains loyal to low-carb meals, low-sugar desserts and say no with fat, sweet, spicy favorite things as well.
If you have diabetes, you always wonder “What I should eat today? How to make it more tasty?” It is not an easy way to enjoy your life, right? In fact, there are many great recipes including main courses, side dishes, cakes… that may help us to make a delicious meal. Those comfort recipes are not only perfect for a diabetic diet, they are also served as nutritious treats for both your family and friends. Collect diabetic-friendly recipes (as much as possible) to replace boring things you still eat every day.
Diabetic breakfast does not limit you to eat tasteless foods. In fact, diabetic patients can still eat pancakes, waffles and other delicious breakfast fares. Below are delicious breakfast recipe that you would never have guessed to be diabetes-friendly.
The diabetes recipe for today is Walnut Pumpkin French Toast.
This sweet yet healthy version of French toast is easy to prepare and it is a great breakfast fare not only for people with diabetes but kids as well.
Ingredients for French Toast:
1 cup chopped walnut
¼ tsp nutmeg, ground
1 tsp cinnamon, ground
¼ cup coconut sugar
¾ cup cooked pumpkin, mashed
3 eggs, beaten
1 ½ cups fat-free milk
6 cups dried wheat bread, cubed
Ingredients for the Syrup:
Banana slices for garnishing
½ tsp vanilla
1/3 cup low-calorie maple syrup
1 tsp instant coffee crystals
2/3 cup water
1 tbsp cornstarch
1) Coat a rectangular baking dish with cooking spray and arrange the dried bread cubes at the bottom.
2) In another bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, sugar pumpkin, nutmeg and cinnamon until smooth. Pour the egg mixture over the bread and press with the back of a large spoon. Sprinkle walnuts over the bread. Spread evenly. Chill for 24 hours or overnight.
3) Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and bake for 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted at the center comes out clean. Let it stand for 10 minutes.
4) In another saucepan, combine maple syrup and cornstarch. Add water and cook over medium heat until the sauce thickens. Remove from heat and add vanilla and coffee crystals.
5) Drizzle the sauce over French toast.