Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  70
  • Protein  1 g
  • Carbohydrates  16 g
  • Fat  0 g
  • Cholesterol  0 mg
  • Sodium  8 mg
  • Potassium  91 mg
  • Phosphorus  6 mg
  • Calcium  11 mg
  • Fiber  1.1 g

Refreshing Raspberry Punch

It’s rewarding whenever a challenging goal is achieved, like having good lab results when following a kidney-friendly meal plan. Leanne, a DaVita dietitian from Pennsylvania, has set many goals that she has achieved. With every accomplishment, Leanne celebrates with her friends, family, patients and DaVita teammates. Her celebrations always feature her Refreshing Raspberry Punch. It’s fizzy, frothy, easy to make and brings a yummy sweetness to everyone’s lips.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita renal dietitian Leanne from Pennsylvania.

Portions: 24     Serving size: 6 ounces (3/4 cup)


  • 46 ounces canned pineapple juice
  • 6 ounces frozen pink lemonade concentrate
  • 16 ounces raspberry sherbet or sorbet
  • 2 liters diet ginger ale, chilled
  • 10 ounces frozen red raspberries, thawed


  1. In a large punch bowl, mix together juice, lemonade, sherbet or sorbet and diet ginger ale.
  2. Stir in un-drained, thawed raspberries.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 fruit, low potassium

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Punch will foam as sherbet starts melting. Be sure to use a large enough punch bowl. Stir to combine as sherbet melts.
  • Recipe analysis includes sherbet.

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