Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  442
  • Protein  18 g
  • Carbohydrates  52 g
  • Fat  18 g
  • Cholesterol  50 mg
  • Sodium  308 mg
  • Potassium  278 mg
  • Phosphorus  315 mg
  • Calcium  318 mg
  • Fiber  2.2 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 meat
  • 3 starch
  • 1 vegetable, medium potassium
  • 2 fat

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Steps 2 through 8 of this casserole can be done ahead of time. Cool completely, covered and refrigerated for a make-ahead meal.
  • If desired, Gruyère cheese can be used in place of Swiss cheese.
  • Rice Dream Classic original rice drink is low in phosphorus and potassium. Always read labels on milk substitute products and avoid those with phosphate additives.

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Baked Cauliflower and Broccoli Mac-n-Cheese
marylynch says:

I was told that I should only eat cream cheese. I don't understand how this recipe is permitted with all the cheese. Dietitian comment: The cheese is substituted for meat in this entree dish. To keep phosphorus within goal aim for 350 mg or less per meal. This recipe has 315 mg phosphorus per serving. You can add a low phosphorus beverage and fruit to complete the meal.

Sep. 25, 2015, 4:57 AM - Inappropriate review?
Baked Cauliflower and Broccoli Mac-n-Cheese
galola29 says:

Want to cook this for dinner tonight but there is cheddar, swiss and parmesan cheeses and cheese is on his high phosphorus food list to avoid could I substitute cream cheese for some of the recipe? I think its lower in phosphorus. Dietitian comment: Yes you can substitute cream cheese for part of the other cheeses and phosphorus will be lower. I am not sure how 'cheesy' the recipe will taste.

May. 27, 2015, 6:53 AM - Inappropriate review?
Baked Cauliflower and Broccoli Mac-n-Cheese
MommyBear says:

My husband just made this. Looking forward to eating it when it's done baking. I read the instructions a few times. When do we use the olive oil? Dietitian comment: Hope you enjoyed the dish! The olive oil should have been omitted due to a change from the original instructions. I have adjusted the ingredient list and nutritional values. However if you want to include it you could replace one tablespoon of the butter with olive oil. Thanks.

Feb. 08, 2015, 4:32 PM - Inappropriate review?
Baked Cauliflower and Broccoli Mac-n-Cheese
Pinkyz says:

I use Almond Breeze unsweetened for just everything! Can this be used instead of the rice drink? My budget barely affords one milk substitute. Dietitian comment: Yes, many of the almond milk prioducts are suitable for a kidney diet. However because products vary so much in potassiun, phosphorus, and food additives we recommend you consult with yur dietitian for specific brand recommendations.

Jan. 28, 2014, 7:10 AM - Inappropriate review?

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