Note: This recipe is 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
This classic dish is sure to bring a smile to your child's
face. This is also a good way to sneak some calcium into your
1 oz. light cheddar cheese
2 slices whole wheat bread
1 1/2 tsp. light margarine
2 tbsp. egg substitute
1 tbsp. skim milk
- Place cheese on one slice of bread. Top with remaining bread
- In a shallow bowl, combine egg substitute and skim milk.
- Melt margarine in a large nonstick skillet.
- Dip sandwiches in egg mixture.
- Cook sandwiches for 3 minutes on each side or until
Nutritional analysis (per serving):
15 g protein
14 g fat
7 g sat. fat
25 g carbohydrate
3 g fiber
31 mg cholesterol
595 mg sodium
278 mg calcium
1.9 mg iron
1 1/2 carbohydrate exchanges
Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient
Variations and suggestions:
Serve with tomato soup. Consider adding fresh tomato slices to
the sandwich before cooking.
Allison Brinkley, RD, LD/N, CNSD
Date reviewed: February 2004
Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice,
diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.
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