Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  54
  • Protein  1 g
  • Carbohydrates  12 g
  • Fat  0 g
  • Cholesterol  0 mg
  • Sodium  2 mg
  • Potassium  148 mg
  • Phosphorus  18 mg
  • Calcium  20 mg
  • Fiber  2.0 g

Basil-Lime Pineapple Fruit Salad

Basil-Lime Pineapple Fruit Salad is as refreshing as it sounds. The low potassium fresh fruit in this salad adds fiber and is very low in sodium.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita® dietitian Julie from Indiana.

Portions: 10     Serving size: 2/3 cup


  • 4 cups fresh pineapple
  • 3 cups fresh strawberries
  • 1/2 cup Splenda© granular sweetener
  • 1/2 cup packed basil leaves
  • 1 tablespoon lime zest
  • 1/2 cup fresh blueberries


  1. Cube pineapple and quarter strawberries.
  2. Combine Splenda sweetener with 1/2 cup water in a saucepan; bring to a boil. Cook 1 minute. 
  3. Remove from heat and stir in basil and lime zest.
  4. Cool to room temperature then strain through a fine strainer into a bowl; discard solids.
  5. Combine pineapple, strawberries and blueberries in a large bowl. Drizzle with Splenda mixture and toss to coat. Chill until ready to serve.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

    1 fruit, medium potassium

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Fresh basil works best, but you can use equal amount of dried whole leaves).
  • This salad can be refrigerated up to two days. 
  • For higher calories use sugar instead of Splenda sweetener.

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Basil-Lime Pineapple Fruit Salad

ekobrin says:


Splenda having been concocted with chlorine Stevia, derived from a plant, is a much better sweetening choice.

Jun. 11, 2014, 10:46 AM - Inappropriate review?

Basil-Lime Pineapple Fruit Salad

andrea63 says:



Oct. 22, 2013, 6:57 AM - Inappropriate review?

Basil-Lime Pineapple Fruit Salad

OZHealth says:



Jun. 26, 2012, 8:25 AM - Inappropriate review?

Basil-Lime Pineapple Fruit Salad

Cholita says:


Love pineapple, will try. Thank you!

Jun. 25, 2012, 9:47 PM - Inappropriate review?

Basil-Lime Pineapple Fruit Salad

marve says:


my receipes need to be for 1 or 2 portions at the most Moderator: Check the meals in DaVita Diet helper. Each menu has recipes and portions for single portion meals.

Jun. 25, 2012, 1:26 PM - Inappropriate review?

Basil-Lime Pineapple Fruit Salad

jenzny says:


Think you don't even need the Splenda since the fruit is sweet enough.

Jun. 25, 2012, 12:31 PM - Inappropriate review?

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