Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  168
  • Protein  2 g
  • Carbohydrates  22 g
  • Fat  8 g
  • Cholesterol  23 mg
  • Sodium  58 mg
  • Potassium  202 mg
  • Phosphorus  48 mg
  • Calcium  38 mg
  • Fiber  0.8 g

Creamy Grape Salad

It’s easy to sweeten the renal diet, and Karla, a DaVita dietitian from Kansas, shows us how with one of her delicious recipes. Her quick and easy Creamy Grape Salad is a low-calorie, delicious snack that can boost your daily protein intake with the addition of protein powder.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita renal dietitian Karla from Kansas.

Portions: 16     Serving size: 1/2 cup


  • 3 pounds seedless grapes
  • 8 ounces low-fat cream cheese
  • 8 ounces sour cream
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract


  1. Mix softened cream cheese, sour cream, sugar and vanilla in a medium-sized bowl.
  2. Fold in grapes.
  3. Chill and serve.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 fruit, medium potassium
  • 1-1/2 fat
  • 1/2 high calorie

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Add ProCel® or any unflavored whey protein powder for an extra protein boost.
  • Nutrient analysis includes sugar. If made with Splenda® granular sweetener or other non-caloric sweetener carbohydrate is 16 grams per serving.

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Creamy Grape Salad

connie 5000 says:


have made creamy grape salad three or more times and my husband and I really like it--many of the recipes are so good and good for the whole family.

Apr. 05, 2010, 5:19 AM - Inappropriate review?

Creamy Grape Salad

enchy23 says:


I love receiving the recipe newsletter. The grape salad was delicious.

Jan. 27, 2010, 1:34 PM - Inappropriate review?

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