Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  111
  • Protein  2 g
  • Carbohydrates  18 g
  • Fat  4 g
  • Cholesterol  0 mg
  • Sodium  51 mg
  • Potassium  83 mg
  • Phosphorus  14 mg
  • Calcium  19 mg
  • Fiber  2.6 g

Dessert Cups with Fresh Fruit

Four kinds of fresh berries, phyllo dough and nondairy whipped topping are the only ingredients in Dessert Cups with Fresh Fruits. Simple, low in phosphorus, potassium and sodium and yummy!

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita People Services teammates Kriss and Moira from California.

Portions: 12     Serving size: 1 dessert cup


  • 8 sheets phyllo pastry dough, 14" x 18"
  • nonstick cooking spray, butter flavored
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1 cup fresh blackberries
  • 1 cup fresh raspberries
  • 1 cup fresh strawberries
  • 3 cups Cool Whip® frozen dessert topping 


  1. Preheat oven to 400° F.
  2. Spray 12-cup muffin pan with butter flavored Pam® cooking spray.
  3. Layer 4 sheets of phyllo dough together, lightly spraying with cooking spray between each layer. Cut phyllo dough into 3-1/2" squares and place in muffin pan to make dessert cups.
  4. Place muffin pan in oven and bake 10-12 minutes or until phyllo cups are lightly browned. Cool to room temperature.
  5. When ready to serve, fill each phyllo dessert cup with 1/3 cup fresh berries. Top with 1/4 cup Cool Whip dessert topping.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 fruit, low potassium
  • 1 fat 

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • If fresh berries are unavailable, use unsweetened frozen berries instead.
  • Sweeten fruit with sugar or sugar substitute, if more sweetness is desired.

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