Easy Diabetic-Friendly Brunch Recipe

WASHINGTON, DC (WUSA9) - Nearly 1 in 4 people in the U.S. are pre-diabetic. Prediabetes means your blood sugar level is higher than normal, and you're at risk of contracting type 2 diabetes. This diagnosis can be prevented by watching your sugar intake. Try this easy brunch recipe everyone in your family will love! 

Frittata Muffins


1 16oz carton of egg whites/egg substitute

1 small white onion, diced

1 bell pepper, seeded and diced

1 Roma tomato, diced

1 cup packed spinach, chopped

1 Tbsp fresh cilantro, chopped

1/2 tsp salt

1/4 tsp black pepper



Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

Pour the carton of egg whites or substitute into a large mixing bowl. Add all other ingredients to the bowl. Stir well to make sure everything is evenly distributed.

Spray a regular-size muffin tin with nonstick cooking spray. Use a ladle or ice scream scoop to fill each of the 12 muffin cylinders about halfway. Bake for 25 minutes. Serve with a side of low-glycemic fruit, such as apples or oranges.

Serves 4-6 people (2-3 frittata muffins per person)

This recipe is sponsored by Cigna. For more healthy recipes, watch Great Day Washington every morning at 9 on WUSA9!

(© 2016 WUSA)


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