Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  127
  • Protein  2 g
  • Carbohydrates  23 g
  • Fat  3 g
  • Cholesterol  29 mg
  • Sodium  132 mg
  • Potassium  58 mg
  • Phosphorus  32 mg
  • Calcium  9 mg
  • Fiber  0.5 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 starch
  • 1/2 high calorie
  • 1/2 fat


Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Boost protein content to 3 grams by adding 7 tablespoons of your favorite protein powder to dry ingredients.
  • If Splenda is used instead of sugar carbohydrate is decreased to 18 grams and 1 carbohydrate choice.
  • Top muffins with cream cheese frosting and serve for dessert if higher calories are desired.
  • If desired use 2/3 cup applesauce and omit the oil or use 2/3 cup oil and omit the applesauce.


Write a Comment

Already have a account? Sign in to review. If not, register now.

Tell us what you think.

All comments will be approved by a DaVita teammate and generally will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive. For more information, please see frequently asked questions.

What's everyone saying?

5 Comments | Average User Rating:
Zucchini Muffins
Jantastic says:

Was wondering if crushed pineapple well drained could be added to this recipe? I also doubled the oil and dropped the apple sauce and made half with blueberries and half without. I put most in freezer since I live alone and have them ready for when ever I need a something fast. Thanks for giving us so many good things to choose from.

Sep. 28, 2015, 10:30 AM - Inappropriate review?
Zucchini Muffins
Deb2009 says:

These are really good. As suggested I omitted the applesauce and used 2/3 cup oil. I added 3/4 cup frozen blueberries to the batter. I figured omitting the applesauce allowed for the extra potassium in the blueberries, which according to your food analyzer, are lower per cup than applesauce. Will definitely make again.

Aug. 08, 2015, 1:24 PM - Inappropriate review?
Zucchini Muffins
1150 says:

the muffins are very good..I like anything with zucchini it it!

Nov. 02, 2012, 1:04 PM - Inappropriate review?
Zucchini Muffins
gmachris says:

The zucchini muffin recipe is very good,the applesauce adds flavor and lowers the fat content of the recipe.

Sep. 11, 2012, 9:39 PM - Inappropriate review?
Zucchini Muffins
kenyon says:

I made this but cut the recipe in half..29 was just way too many.. I got 10 small heavy compacted muffins which didn't taste very good at all..I even added a few tibits of pineapple to the batter for an added flavor. we gave the rest to the birds outside.. they liked it.. sorry.. I followed the recipe completely except for the pineapple

Aug. 09, 2012, 5:29 PM - Inappropriate review?

Have No Fear, Diet Helper is Here

Get kidney-friendly meal plans with DaVita Diet Helper.

Start Today

Recipe Alerts-Sign Up

Receive a monthly newsletter with our newest kidney-friendly recipes.

Sign Up Today