Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  145
  • Protein  1 g
  • Carbohydrates  26 g
  • Fat  5 g
  • Cholesterol  11 mg
  • Sodium  47 mg
  • Potassium  142 mg
  • Phosphorus  33 mg
  • Calcium  26 mg
  • Fiber  0.4 g

Frozen Fruit Delight

DaVita renal dietitian Mindy from Virginia provides a special dessert recipe for Frozen Fruit Delight. This refreshing treat is chilly, fruity and tasty. Frozen Fruit Delight makes a great summertime snack that is a renal-friendly substitute for ice cream. Serve in an ice cream cone or bowl for dessert or snack.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian Mindy from Virginia.

Portions: 10     Serving size: 1/2 cup


  • 8 ounces light frozen dessert topping
  • 1/3 cup maraschino cherries
  • 8 ounces canned crushed pineapple
  • 8 ounces reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 cup sliced strawberries
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt


  1. Thaw dessert topping; chop cherries and drain pineapple.
  2. Place all ingredients into a medium-sized bowl and gently fold until well blended.
  3. Place mixture into a plastic freezable container and freeze 2 to 3 hours until hardened.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 fruit, low potassium
  • 1 fat
  • 1/2 high calorie 

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • If you have diabetes, replace the sugar with 1/2 cup Splenda® granular sweetener or 12 packets tabletop artificial sweetener. Carbohydrate content is reduced to 13 grams and carbohydrate choices equals one.
  • Garnished with maraschino cherry halves for an attractive presentation.
  • You can use fresh or frozen strawberries.

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Frozen Fruit Delight

rfhopper says:


Makes a good substitute for ice cream.

Apr. 27, 2014, 12:34 PM - Inappropriate review?

Frozen Fruit Delight

rabiajaved says:


Its such an informative site would like to share with my professional colleagues as well as with all those who are having their loved ones on dialysis to help improve quality of their lives. its worth visiting this site. thanks & all the best :)

Aug. 14, 2013, 12:44 AM - Inappropriate review?

Frozen Fruit Delight

JPRD says:


Our PD dietitian made this to serve during her August clinics. What a hit!! This tastes GREAT!!

Sep. 08, 2008, 12:35 PM - Inappropriate review?

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