Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  400
  • Protein  4 g
  • Carbohydrates  4 g
  • Fat  50 g
  • Cholesterol  20

Kay’s Strawberry Pie

Kay’s Strawberry Pie is a mouthwatering confection by DaVita renal dietitian Kay from Georgia. Strawberry season in Georgia is a happy time for Kay and her dialysis patients, because they all look forward to Kay’s Strawberry Pie. This special recipe is kidney friendly and serves eight happy people.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes


Recipe submitted by DaVita renal dietitian Kay from Georgia.

Portions: 8     Serving size: 1/8 pie

Ingredients

  • 1 pie shell, 9" size
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2  cup granulated sugar
  • 4 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 small box strawberry Jell-O® mix
  • 8 ounces Cool Whip® frozen dessert topping, thawed
  • 1/4  teaspoon almond flavoring
  • 1-1/2 cups fresh  strawberries, sliced

Preparation

    1. Prepare and bake pie shell. Let cool.
    2. Combine cream cheese together with powdered sugar and blend until smooth. Set mixture aside.
    3. Cook granulated sugar, cornstarch and 1/2-cup water in saucepan on low to medium heat, stirring constantly, until thick.
    4. Add dry Jell-O® and stir until dissolved. Set mixture aside to cool.
    5. Whip almond flavoring into Cool Whip® and set aside.
    6. Spread cream cheese mixture in bottom and around sides of pie shell.
    7. Top with strawberries.
    8. Spoon Jell-O® mixture on top of strawberries. Top with Cool Whip®.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 starch
  • 1/2 fruit, medium potassium
  • 4 fat
  • 1 high calorie

 

Carbohydrate choices

3

Helpful hints

  • Fan strawberry slices in center of pie for decoration.
  • For diabetics, reduce carbohydrate by substituting artificial sweetener for granulated sugar and use sugar-free gelatin. Total carbohydrate is reduced to 30 grams (2 carbohydrate choices) and calories are reduced to 320.
 

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Kay’s Strawberry Pie

CharlieAnn says:

4

Could I substitute Tofutti Better Than Cream Cheese for the dairy cream cheese. Son has dairy allergy. Dietitian Comment: Yes it should work with the substitute. According to the Tofutti website their cream cheese substitute has an insignificant amount of potassium and phosphorus.

Apr. 26, 2013, 7:51 AM - Inappropriate review?

Kay’s Strawberry Pie

Bluebonnet says:

5

Looking forward to trying this one. I love strawberries and it sounds delicious. Thank you.

Apr. 25, 2013, 10:09 AM - Inappropriate review?

Kay’s Strawberry Pie

Peggy says:

5

I made this pie and it was delicious. Will certainly be making it again.

Jul. 13, 2012, 7:52 PM - Inappropriate review?

Kay’s Strawberry Pie

says:

4

This recipe is delicious. Make sure you follow the jello portion as described.

Feb. 14, 2010, 7:40 PM - Inappropriate review?

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