Note: This recipe is especially for kids with
diabetes, but it would 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 levels.
This is a quick and easy-to-make afterschool snack. Try adding
ham or chicken as a topping for added protein!
1/2 whole wheat English muffin
2 tbsp. no added sodium tomato sauce
2 tbsp. part skim mozzarella cheese
1 tbsp. fresh basil, chopped
2 tsp. tomato, diced
- Preheat broiler.
- Place English muffin on a small baking sheet.
- Spread tomato sauce over top of muffin.
- Top with cheese.
- Sprinkle fresh basil and tomato on top.
- Broil until cheese is brown and sauce is bubbly.
- Serve immediately.
1/2 muffin (1 snack size pizza)
Nutritional analysis (per serving):
10 g protein
6 g fat
3 g sat. fat
15 g carbohydrate
3 g fiber
16 mg cholesterol
239 mg sodium
227 mg calcium
1 mg iron
1 carbohydrate exchange
Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient
Variations and suggestions:
Consider trying different toppings for a variety of flavors.
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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