Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  186
  • Protein  23 g
  • Carbohydrates  19 g
  • Fat  2 g
  • Cholesterol  41 mg
  • Sodium  62 mg
  • Potassium  282 mg
  • Phosphorus  118 mg
  • Calcium  160 mg
  • Fiber  1.1 g

Fruity Smoothie

Savor the flavors of mixed fruits together with vanilla-flavored protein powder in Tahseen's favorite smoothie. Tahseen is a DaVita renal dietitian from Florida who shares a yummy kidney-friendly recipe for Fruity Smoothie, the perfect protein drink.

Diet types:

  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita renal dietitian Tahseen from Florida.

Portions: 2     Serving size: 1-1/2 cups


  • 8 ounces canned fruit cocktail, with juice
  • 2 scoops of vanilla-flavored whey protein powder
  • 1 cup cold water
  • 1 cup crushed ice


  1. Mix all ingredients in a blender.
  2. Divide into 2 portions and serve.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

    • 3 meat
    • 1 fruit, low potassium

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

    • This recipe uses fruit cocktail canned in juice. For a higher calorie smoothie use fruit cocktail packed in light or heavy syrup. For lower calories use fruit canned in water or with artificial sweetener.
    • Refrigerate or freeze extra serving for later.
    • Ask your dietitian about the best whey protein to use. Products vary in calcium, potassium and phosphorus content.

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Fruity Smoothie

Miriam L-S says:


I made this as a sample for our patients in Kayenta, AZ. The response from teammates and patients has been positive. This is a good fruity treat.

Oct. 20, 2010, 10:49 AM - Inappropriate review?

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