Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  157
  • Protein  3 g
  • Carbohydrates  25 g
  • Fat  5 g
  • Cholesterol  13 mg
  • Sodium  160 mg
  • Potassium  141 mg
  • Phosphorus  44 mg
  • Calcium  43 mg
  • Fiber  0.7 g

Low Fat Heavenly Fruit Hash

Low Fat Heavenly Fruit Hash is low in potassium and cholesterol and is a good choice for those following diabetes, dialysis and CKD non-dialysis diets.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian Becky from Texas.

Portions: 6     Serving size: 1/2 cup


    • 6 ounces light cream cheese, softened
    • 8 ounces canned crushed pineapple in juice
    • 8 ounces maraschino cherries, drained and cut into small pieces
    • 1 cup miniature marshmallows
    • 1 tablespoon coconut for topping (optional) 


  1. Mash light cream cheese using a wooden spoon. Add crushed pineapple with juice and drained cherries.  Stir to mix well. 
  2. Gently fold in marshmallows. Top with coconut, if desired. 
  3. Chill until ready to serve, or overnight. 

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

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

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • For a Valentine dish, add some cherry juice for a pink color.
  • This can be used as a dessert or spread on top of bagels. 

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Low Fat Heavenly Fruit Hash

Julez04 says:


Love It.

May. 22, 2013, 1:25 PM - Inappropriate review?

Low Fat Heavenly Fruit Hash

sblasczyk says:


I had 4th and 5th graders make this recipe when I spoke as a dietitian at their career day. They all loved it!

Mar. 01, 2010, 6:28 AM - Inappropriate review?

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