High Protein Piña Colada

Diet types:
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita renal dietitian Allison from Florida.

Portions: 2

Serving size: 5 ounces


  • 6 ounces pineapple juice
  • 1 ounce Syntrax Nectar Whey Protein Isolate®, Caribbean Cooler
  • 1/2 cup crushed ice
  • 1 ounce lemon lime soda
  • 2 slices fresh pineapple


  1. Pour pineapple juice into the blender
  2. Add the protein powder and blend until smooth
  3. Add crushed ice and blend until smooth
  4. Pour into serving glass
  5. Add lemon lime soda or ginger ale
  6. Garnish with small pineapple slices.

Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  106
  • Protein  12 g
  • Carbohydrates  14 g
  • Fat  0 g
  • Cholesterol  0 mg
  • Sodium  33 mg
  • Potassium  202 mg
  • Phosphorus  48 mg
  • Calcium  52 mg
  • Fiber  0.2 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1-1/2 meat
  • 1 fruit, low potassium

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Syntrax Nectar Whey Protein Isolate® may be purchased online or at The Vitamin Shoppe. One scoop or individual package equals 1 ounce and provides 23 grams protein.
  • Freeze the extra serving until ready to drink later.
  • Use ginger ale (regular or diet) instead of lemon-lime soda if desired.

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