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Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  210
  • Protein  17 g
  • Carbohydrates  22 g
  • Fat  6 g
  • Cholesterol  0 mg
  • Sodium  46 mg
  • Potassium  133 mg
  • Phosphorus  70 mg
  • Calcium  86 mg
  • Fiber  0 g

High Protein Root Beer Float

DaVita renal dietitian Joyce from Texas shares her recipe for kidney-friendly High Protein Root Beer Float for dialysis patients. Now you can get extra protein in a delightfully fun way!

Diet types:

  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes


Recipe submitted by DaVita renal dietitian Joyce from Texas.

Portions: 1     Serving size: approximately 1 cup

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Cool Whip® dessert topping
  • 1 scoop whey protein powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup root beer

Preparation

  1. Mix 1/2 cup Cool Whip, protein powder and vanilla extract. Freeze mixture until firm.
  2. Divide frozen Cool Whip mixture into 2 scoops and place in an 8 ounce glass. Pour 4 ounces chilled root beer over scoops of Cool Whip mixture.
  3. Serve and enjoy!

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 meat
  • 1 high calorie

Carbohydrate choices

1-1/2

Helpful hints

  • Check ingredients on root beer and only buy phosphate-free brands.
  • Ask your dietitian for recommendations on whey protein powders that are kidney-friendly.
  • Substitute diet root beer for a low carbohydrate version.
  • Protein powders vary in scoop size and protein content.
 

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