Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  148
  • Protein  1 g
  • Carbohydrates  27 g
  • Fat  4 g
  • Cholesterol  11 mg
  • Sodium  64 mg
  • Potassium  62 mg
  • Phosphorus  45 mg
  • Calcium  28 mg
  • Fiber  1.0 g

Cranberry Cream Salad

DaVita renal dietitian Mary L. from Kansas shares her kidney-friendly recipe for Cranberry Cream Salad. It's is a cinch to make from raspberry gelatin, whole berry cranberry sauce, celery and sour cream.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes


Recipe submitted by DaVita renal dietitian Mary from Kansas.

Portions: 9     Serving size: one 3-inch square

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup celery
  • 1 small box raspberry gelatin mix
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 can whole berry cranberry sauce
  • 1 cup sour cream

Preparation

  1. Chop celery.
  2. Dissolve gelatin in boiling water
  3. Add cranberry sauce, mix to blend well and then chill mixture until thickened but not firm.
  4. Fold celery and sour cream into gelatin mixture. Pour into a 9-inch square pan and chill until firm.
  5. Cut into 9 squares. Serve on lettuce leaf, if desired.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 fruit
  • 1/2 high calorie
  • 1 fat

Carbohydrate choices

2

Helpful hints

  • Recipe analyzed with sugar-free gelatin. Use regular gelatin to boost calorie intake to 178 per serving.
  • Today many powdered mixes such as gelatin have phosphate additives that are easily absorbed. Ask your dietitian if a phosphate binder is needed with this or other desserts made from powdered mixes. 
 

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