Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  124
  • Protein  2 g
  • Carbohydrates  20 g
  • Fat  4 g
  • Cholesterol  0 mg
  • Sodium  140 mg
  • Potassium  55 mg
  • Phosphorus  56 mg
  • Calcium  1 mg
  • Fiber  0.6 g

Mandarin Orange Jell-O® Pie

One taste of Mandarin Orange Jell-O® Pie and the refreshing treat will be like eating summer on a spoon. It’s light, fruity and oh, so delicious. DaVita renal dietitian Terri from Arizona has concocted a dessert/snack that’s renal-friendly and a treat anytime of year.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes


Recipe submitted by DaVita renal dietitian Terri from Arizona.

Portions: 8     Serving size: 1/8 pie

Ingredients

    • 3/4 cup boiling water
    • 1 small box orange sugar-free Jell-O® mix 
    • 1 cup cold diet ginger ale
    • 11 ounces canned mandarin oranges in light syrup, drained
    • 14 graham crackers (2-1/2” x 5” pieces)
    • 2 tablespoons margarine, melted
    • 1/4 cup Splenda® No Calorie Sweetner, granulated
    • 1/2 cup  Cool Whip® frozen dessert topping, thawed

Preparation

    1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
    2. Boil water for filling. Add Jell-O® and stir until completely dissolved.
    3. Stir in cold water or diet ginger ale.
    4. Refrigerate filling until partially set and then add mandarin oranges. While gelatin is setting, make crust.
    5. Crush graham crackers.
    6. Stir in melted margarine and Splenda®.
    7. Pat into a 9" pie pan and bake for 10 minutes.
    8. Let crust cool.
    9. While crust is cooling, add Cool Whip to gelatin mixture.
    10. Spoon gelatin mixture into crust and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or until completely set.
    11. Keep refrigerated until ready to eat, then cut into 8 pieces and serve.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

    • 1 starch
    • 1/2 high calorie
    • 1/2 fat

Carbohydrate choices

1

Helpful hints

    • When preparing the pie filling, use cold water or diet ginger ale, but not juice.
    • For variety try different gelatin flavors along with fruit that is low in potassium.
 

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