Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  47
  • Protein  0 g
  • Carbohydrates  5 g
  • Fat  3 g
  • Cholesterol  0 mg
  • Sodium  28 mg
  • Potassium  13 mg
  • Phosphorus  28 mg
  • Calcium  1 mg
  • Fiber  0 g

Jell-O® Icy

Smoothies are here to stay. And patients on the renal diet can enjoy a chilled and flavorful sip every now and then using this tasty recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian Kara from Michigan. Jell-O® Icy was created by Kara’s patient, Connie. Made with sugar-free Jell-O, patients with diabetes can also enjoy this delicious treat.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe created by DaVita patient Connie and submitted by DaVita renal dietitian Kara from Michigan.

Portions: 1     Serving size: 6 ounces (3/4 cup)


  • 2 tablespoons liquid non-dairy coffee creamer
  • 1 teaspoon sugar-free Jell-O® powder
  • 1 cup crushed ice


  1. Place all ingredients in a blender and process until smooth.
  2. Pour into a glass and enjoy.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1/2 fat

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Choose any flavor of sugar-free Jell-O®. Adjust amount of Jell-O to your taste.
  • Substitute Kool-Aid® Liquid Drink Mix for Jell-O powder if desired. 
  • If you use regular Jell-O, add 1 tablespoon mix.
  • Use a nondairy creamer without phosphate additives.

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