Take your whole-wheat bagel and cream cheese breakfast to the next level by adding a slice of fresh pineapple and a sprinkling of brown sugar on top. Pop it under the broiler for a few minutes and watch the brown sugar caramelize as this breakfast turns into a beautiful and tasty treat.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


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  • Preheat broiler. Line a baking sheet with foil; coat the foil with cooking spray.

  • Arrange pineapple slices on the prepared baking sheet. Sprinkle 1/2 teaspoon brown sugar evenly over each pineapple slice. Broil 3 to 4 inches from the heat 2 to 3 minutes or until the brown sugar is caramelized and bubbly.

  • Meanwhile, toast the bagel thin halves; spread cream cheese evenly on the cut sides of the bagel halves. Sprinkle about 1 teaspoon almonds over each half. Top each bagel half with a broiled pineapple slice. Serve immediately.


Tip: We do not recommend using a sugar substitute for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts

157.1 calories; protein 5.6g 11% DV; carbohydrates 22.9g 7% DV; exchange other carbs 1.5; dietary fiber 3.5g 14% DV; sugars 10.1g; fat 6.4g 10% DV; saturated fat 2.8g 14% DV; cholesterol 15.7mg 5% DV; vitamin a iu 211.7IU 4% DV; vitamin c 27.1mg 45% DV; folate 14.1mcg 4% DV; calcium 58.9mg 6% DV; iron 0.8mg 5% DV; magnesium 14mg 5% DV; potassium 109.8mg 3% DV; sodium 167.3mg 7% DV.