While not your traditional breakfast, this meal contains all essential parts of a balanced meal. Cottage cheese is an excellent source of protein and is packed with calcium, phosphorus, and B vitamins.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Arrange cucumber slices on half of a 9-inch plate and scoop low-fat cottage cheese into a small bowl or on a plate along with half of a toasted English muffin. Choose your favorite low-sodium vegetable juice to pair with this breakfast.

  • Serve with a peach and fat-free yogurt to complete this balanced meal.

Nutrition Facts

242.9 calories; protein 26.1g 52% DV; carbohydrates 29.2g 9% DV; exchange other carbs 2; dietary fiber 4.2g 17% DV; sugars 15g; fat 2.5g 4% DV; saturated fat 1.2g 6% DV; cholesterol 6.8mg 2% DV; vitamin a iu 1680.3IU 34% DV; vitamin c 56.9mg 95% DV; folate 43.8mcg 11% DV; calcium 222.1mg 22% DV; iron 1.6mg 9% DV; magnesium 45.4mg 16% DV; potassium 982.1mg 28% DV; sodium 916.1mg 37% DV.