Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  183
  • Protein  3 g
  • Carbohydrates  19 g
  • Fat  11 g
  • Cholesterol  68 mg
  • Sodium  41 mg
  • Potassium  128 mg
  • Phosphorus  52 mg
  • Calcium  41 mg
  • Fiber  1.3 g

Apple Crepe

Say “oui” to some classic French fare with a kidney-friendly twist tonight! Renal dietitian, Carol, traveled to Europe and brought back authentic French recipes. Her favorite find was the crepe—and she is delighted to pass along her recipe for Apple Crepe. Ooh la la!

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian Carol from Delaware.

Portions: 8     Serving size: 1 crepe with 1/4 cup apples, 1 tablespoon whipped topping


  • 3 large apples
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 8 crepes (see recipe for Basic Crepes
  • 8 tablespoons whipped topping


  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. Peel, core and slice apples.
  3. Melt butter, pour over apples and toss to coat. Pour into an 8" baking dish.
  4. Sprinkle cinnamon and brown sugar over apples and stir.
  5. Bake 30 minutes or until apples are tender.
  6. Prepare Basic Crepe recipe on
  7. Place crepe on plate, browned side down.
  8. Spoon 1/4-cup apple mixture onto crepe.
  9. Roll crepe and top with a tablespoon of whipped topping.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1/2 fruit, low potassium
  • 1/2 starch
  • 2 fat 

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • The carbohydrate count is 15 g when made with brown sugar.
  • 3 large apples yields approximately 4 cups after sliced and peeled.

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