Diabetic Breakfast Pita

This diabetic breakfast pita is such a quick and healthy breakfast. It will definitely carry you through until lunch. It has something for everyone. Cheese, fruit, and whole grains. I hope this finds its way into your breakfast routine!

Quick Pita Breakfast - Diabetic Breakfast Pita

1 small Apple, diced

1/4 cup Low-fat cottage cheese

1 tablespoon Raisins

1/2 Whole wheat pita bread pocket

Recipe Instructions:

1. Combine apple, cottage cheese and raisins. Fill pita pocket with mixture. Makes 1 serving, 1 sandwich.

Nutritional information per serving: calories - 223, protein - 11 gm., fat - 2 gm., carbohydrates - 43 gm., cholesterol - 5 mg., fiber - 5.6 gm., sodium - 361 mg., potassium - 334 mg.

Diabetic Exchanges: Starch/Bread - 1, Lean Meat - 1/2, Fruit - 2. Note: this is a good source of dietary fiber.

FROM: The UCSD Healthy Diet for Diabetes by: Susan Algert, M.S., R.D., Barbara Grasse, R.D., C.D.E., & Annie Durning, M.S., R.D. copyright 1990

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