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Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  60
  • Protein  0 g
  • Carbohydrates  15 g
  • Fat  0 g
  • Cholesterol  0 mg
  • Sodium  25 mg
  • Potassium  56 mg
  • Phosphorus  37 mg
  • Calcium  2 mg
  • Fiber  1.5 g

Strawberry-Applesauce Gelatin Dessert

Keep it simple, keep it tasty. That’s the approach of DaVita renal dietitian Dora from Texas, who has adapted a dessert recipe so that even those on a kidney-friendly diet don’t have to miss out on a sweet treat. Dora takes gelatin and adds just a few simple ingredients to create a luscious dessert, destined to become a family favorite: Strawberry-Applesauce Gelatin Dessert.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes


Recipe submitted by DaVita renal dietitian Dora from Texas.

Portions: 8     Serving size: 1/2 cup

Ingredients

    • 2 small boxes sugar-free strawberry gelatin
    • 2 cups boiling water
    • 1/4 cup red hot candies
    • 2 cups sugar-free applesauce

Preparation

    1. Dissolve gelatin in the two cups boiling water. 
    2. Add candies and stir until dissolved. 
    3. Add applesauce and stir.
    4. Pour into gelatin mold. Chill until firm. 

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

    • 1/2 fruit, low potassium
    • 1/2 high calorie

Carbohydrate choices

1

Helpful hints

    • Try other flavors of gelatin for more variety.
    • Need more calories? Use regular sweetened gelatin and applesauce instead of sugar-free. 
 

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Strawberry-Applesauce Gelatin Dessert

rhoda says:

5

TRIED THIS AND WE LOVED IT I USED MY HOME MADE APPLESAUSE AND IT TURNED OUT PERFECT THANKS SO MUCH FOR THE GREAT RECIPES

Sep. 30, 2010, 4:01 AM - Inappropriate review?

Strawberry-Applesauce Gelatin Dessert

hurme says:

4

what size mold do you use for this receipe? sounds delicious. Moderator comment: Dora uses a 4-1/2 cup mold for this recipe.

Sep. 29, 2010, 4:18 PM - Inappropriate review?

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