Breakfast recipes for gestational diabetes

Kathleen Blumenthal
I love to cook and expand the boundaries of cooking
spinach and eggs

Don’t worry about going over your carb goal with this diabetic recipe for crustless breakfast casserole. Lycopene-rich tomatoes that are low in carbs combined with whole-wheat bread, low-fat cheese and egg substitute will leave your totally full and satisfied in the morning.

It is so delicious and full-flavored you’d never guess it was made as a low carb low fat variety. It has never been so easy to cook diabetic friendly meals using the creative ideas from this recipe that will make fun, tasty and healthy morning meals.

Morning is the most important meal of the day as it shapes how you’d feel the whole day afterwards. This casserole might take longer than to make a plain oatmeal but it definitely worth the effort and will leave you asking for more.

Breakfast recipes for gestational diabetes

Breakfast variation.

Course Breakfast
Cuisine European
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 185 kcal


  • 10 ounces chopped spinach (could be frozen)
  • 4 medium eggs
  • 2 tbsp grated parmesan cheese


  1. Pre-heat pan to 350 degrees (F)

  2. Cover the bottom of the pan with spinach

  3. After spinach is hot, break eggs onto the spinach, close the lid 

  4. In 2-3 minutes scatter the cheese on the top of the eggs, and then put the lid back

  5. Cook for 2 more minutes


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