Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  72
  • Protein  17 g
  • Carbohydrates  1 g
  • Fat  0 g
  • Cholesterol  0 mg
  • Sodium  55 mg
  • Potassium  214 mg
  • Phosphorus  75 mg
  • Calcium  85 mg
  • Fiber  0 g

Caramel Protein Latte

Everyone loves to start the day with a cup of hot, tasty coffee. But instead of going to your local coffee shop for your usual cup of java, you can easily make a divine, kidney-friendly recipe for Caramel Protein Latte at home. And this is one latte that not only tastes delicious, it also packs a protein punch for better health.

Diet types:

  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita renal dietitian Simona from Alabama.

Portions: 1     Serving size: 8 ounces


  • 1 scoop (20.5 g) whey protein powder
  • 2 ounces water
  • 6 ounces hot coffee
  • 2 tablespoons DaVinci Gourmet® Caramel Sugar Free Syrup


  1. Place 1 scoop of protein powder in a mug.
  2. Add 2 ounces water and stir until protein powder is completely dissolved.
  3. Add 6 ounces of hot coffee and stir.
  4. Add 2 tablespoons of DaVinci Gourmet® Caramel Sugar Free Syrup. Adjust to desired sweetness using sugar-free sweetener of your choice.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 2 meat

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Makes a great breakfast drink or high-protein snack.
  • DaVinci Gourmet® Caramel Sugar Free Syrup can be ordered online if unavailable at your local market.
  • Ask your dietitian for recommended brands of whey protein.Simona uses Optimum Nutrition® Any Whey Protein.

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Caramel Protein Latte

simonaw says:


This is my morning breakfast and i love its chocolatey warm flavor. i use chocolate whey protein and yummy.

Dec. 07, 2011, 8:17 AM - Inappropriate review?

Caramel Protein Latte

JPRD says:


Made this for 'Tasting Day' at the dialysis unit. Couldn't find sugar free caramel syrup, so used sugar free vanilla, which worked just as well. Good on a cold day.

Dec. 08, 2010, 12:28 PM - Inappropriate review?

Caramel Protein Latte

stephaniejackson says:


Great taste. You mix it well just per instructions.

Oct. 12, 2010, 8:09 AM - Inappropriate review?

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