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Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  128
  • Protein  0 g
  • Carbohydrates  33 g
  • Fat  0 g
  • Cholesterol  0 mg
  • Sodium  2 mg
  • Potassium  148 mg
  • Phosphorus  20 mg
  • Calcium  15 mg
  • Fiber  1.6 g

Strawberry-Lemonade Slush

Just in time for summer: enjoy this kidney-friendly recipe for Strawberry-Lemonade Slush today.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes


Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian Bonnie from Texas.

Portions: 1     Serving size: 1 cup

Ingredients

    • 1/3 cup lemonade base or sugarfree lemon base (see Davita.com recipe)
    • 1/2 cup strawberries, fresh or unsweetened frozen
    • 1 tablespoon sugar or Splenda® granular no calorie sweetener
    • 1/2 cup ice cubes

Preparation

    1. In a blender combine strawberries, lemonade base, and 1 tablespoon sugar or Splenda®. Blend until smooth.
    2. With blender running, add 1/2 cup ice cubes, one at a time, through opening in lid until beverage is slushy.
    3. Sip slowly to enjoy. 

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 fruit, medium potassium
  • 1 high calorie

Carbohydrate choices

2

Helpful hints

  • The low sugar version made with sugarfree lemonade base and Splenda has 50 calories and 13 g carbohydrate. Count as 1 low potassium fruit and one carbohydrate choice.
 

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Strawberry-Lemonade Slush

cweatherspoon says:

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Does this recipe refer to using sugar free Crystal Light as the lemonade base? I have not seen a dietician yet; I am new to kidney disease and am not sure what to drink besides water. Dietitian comment: No, it refers to another beverage reciep on DaVita.com called Lemonade or Limeade Base. It's a great substitute for artificial lemonade drinks, which may contain phosphate additives.

Sep. 08, 2013, 12:50 PM - Inappropriate review?

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