Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  71
  • Protein  0 g
  • Carbohydrates  17 g
  • Fat  0 g
  • Cholesterol  0 mg
  • Sodium  6 mg
  • Potassium  170 mg
  • Phosphorus  13 mg
  • Calcium  9 mg
  • Fiber  2.6 g

Quick Fruit Sorbet

DaVita dietitian Helen not only knows her way around the kitchen, but she can also tell you how to get around Colorado. Helen shares some delicious kidney-friendly recipes, including Quick Fruit Sorbet, and lays out a fun itinerary for visiting the Rocky Mountain state. Even if you can’t get to Colorado anytime soon, her recommendations will make you feel like you’ve taken a vacation.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian Helen from Colorado.

Portions: 8     Serving size: 1/2 cup


    • 20 ounces canned crushed pineapple, juice-packed, frozen
    • 4 plums pitted
    • 1 cup frozen raspberries, unsweetened


  1. Thaw pineapple just enough to get out of can. 
  2. Place all fruit in food processor and process until pureed. 
  3. Serve immediately or spread into an 8” x 8” pan and freeze.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 fruit, medium potassium

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • You can freeze unopened can of pineapple.

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