Grandma Steele’s Wedding JELL-O®

Diet types:
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita renal dietitian Amy from Florida.

Portions: 8

Serving size: 1 cup


  • 2 small boxes sugar-free cherry JELL-O® mix
  • 1/4 cup vanilla whey protein powder
  • 8 ounces sugar-free Cool Whip® frozen dessert topping, thawed


  1. Prepare the gelatin according to package directions, then refrigerate and let set to firm.
  2. Once the gelatin is completely firm, mix together the protein powder and the thawed Cool Whip. Add mixture to the set gelatin and either mix with an electric beater or swiftly mix with a fork.
  3. Allow to chill before serving.

Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  40
  • Protein  7 g
  • Carbohydrates  3 g
  • Fat  0 g
  • Cholesterol  15 mg
  • Sodium  39 mg
  • Potassium  40 mg
  • Phosphorus  51 mg
  • Calcium  26 mg
  • Fiber  0 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 meat

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • If you need to follow a lower protein meal plan, omit the protein powder.
  • The protein powder can be purchased at Walmart. If unavailable ask your dietitian to recommend a brand.


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