8 Breakfast Ideas for People with Diabetes


Eggs are a versatile breakfast choice, rich in protein and low in carbs, with each large egg providing about 70 calories and 6 grams of protein.

Greek Yogurt with Berries

This nutritious breakfast option combines low-fat Greek yogurt with antioxidant-rich berries, offering 121 calories, 16 grams of protein, and 13.5 grams of carbs per serving.

Overnight Chia Seed Pudding

Mix chia seeds, unsweetened almond milk, and vanilla essence and refrigerate overnight for a creamy, low-carb breakfast with 175 calories and 10.2 grammes of fibre.


Steel-cut, rolled, or instant oats provide 154 calories, 5.4 grammes of protein, and 27.4 grammes of carbs per serving and are high in soluble fibre, which can help manage blood sugar.

Multigrain Avocado Toast

Spread mashed avocado on multigrain toast for a breakfast rich in healthy fats and fiber, offering 257 calories, 16.3 grams of fat, and 11.2 grams of fiber when topped with a half avocado.

Low Carb Smoothies

Blend avocado with unsweetened almond milk and low-fat Greek yogurt for a creamy, low-carb smoothie with 254 calories, 15.1 grams of protein, and 14.6 grams of carbs per serving.

Wheat Bran Cereal

This cereal option is high in fiber and has a low glycemic load, ideal for slow energy release, containing 92.7 calories, 5 grams of fiber, and 23.1 grams of carbs per 1-ounce serving.

Cottage Cheese, Fruit, and Nut Bowl

Cottage cheese with blueberries and almonds is a protein- and healthy-fat-rich breakfast with 257 calories, 6.9 grammes of protein, and 11.2 grammes of fibre.