Recipes for kids with diabetes

2014-03-03 22:29

These recipes are especially for kids with diabetes but it can be a nutritious part of almost anyone's diet. Kids with diabetes may need to pay extra attention to the amount of carbohydrates they eat to maintain control of their blood sugar levels. Check out these delicious recipes:

Breakfast on the Go

You can make this breakfast the night before. It tastes great first thing in the morning and is also a good source of calcium.

Breakfast on the go

Prep time: 2 minutes


  • 4.4 oz. fruit-flavored, fat-free yogurt
  • 1/3 c. oat bran
  • ¼ c. sliced peaches, canned in extra-light syrup
  • 1 tsp. dried cranberries


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


  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 1½ cup

Nutritional analysis (per serving):
324 calories
8 g protein
1 g fat
0.2 g sat. fat
72 g carbohydrate
3 g fiber
4 mg cholesterol
128 mg sodium
224 mg calcium
4.8 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.