Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  78
  • Protein  0 g
  • Carbohydrates  18 g
  • Fat  1 g
  • Cholesterol  3 mg
  • Sodium  9 mg
  • Potassium  43 mg
  • Phosphorus  7 mg
  • Calcium  9 mg
  • Fiber  0.8 g

Easy Cranberry Salad

Easy Cranberry Salad is a refreshing kidney-friendly recipe from the DaVita dietitian team.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by the DaVita dietitian team.

Portions: 8     Serving size: 1/2 cup


  • 1-1/3 cups raw cranberries
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1-1/3 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 2/3 cup canned pineapple chunks in juice
  • 2/3 cup whipped topping 


  1. Grind cranberries in grinder or food processor.  Add sugar and let stand.
  2. Drain and dice pineapple chunks.
  3. Add marshmallows and pineapple to cranberries. Stir to mix.
  4. Fold in whipped topping and chill until ready to serve.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 fruit, low potassium

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • For extra calories use pineapple canned inheavy syrup.
  • This salad keeps in the refrigerator for 1 week (if it lasts that long).

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Easy Cranberry Salad

cherry13 says:


Have been making this for years with chopped apples added. Gives it some extra crunch!! Yum!

Feb. 27, 2011, 6:27 PM - Inappropriate review?

Easy Cranberry Salad

lewislh says:


Tasty! Good enough for dessert.

May. 21, 2010, 4:40 PM - Inappropriate review?

Easy Cranberry Salad



This is super yummy!!! You can use canned cranberries instead, and you ca use Cool-Whip Lite (tm)and it still tastes great! My grandma absolutly loves this, and it is not super expensive. :)

Aug. 15, 2009, 3:09 PM - Inappropriate review?

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