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Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  65
  • Protein  1 g
  • Carbohydrates  13 g
  • Fat  1 g
  • Cholesterol  0 mg
  • Sodium  10 mg
  • Potassium  160 mg
  • Phosphorus  25 mg
  • Calcium  46 mg
  • Fiber  2.4 g

Mixed Berry and Basil Fruit Salad

Red, white and blue with a touch of green and unbelievable flavor sums up Mixed Berry and Basil Fruit Salad. Use your favorite in season berries to make this kidney-friendly fruit salad.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes


Original recipe from Cooking Light magazine (April 2001) was modified and submitted by DaVita renal dietitian Geri from Illinois.

Portions: 4     Serving size: 3/4 cup

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup Almond Breeze® almond and coconut milk blend
  • 2 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 2 cups fresh strawberries
  • 10 fresh basil leaves

Preparation

  1. In a medium bowl combine almond milk, vinegar and sugar.
  2. Cut strawberries into quarters.
  3. Add berries to liquids and and toss well.
  4. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour to chill.
  5. When ready to serve chop the basil and stir into the salad.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 fruit, medium potassium

Carbohydrate choices

1

Helpful hints

  • Try other berries in season.
  • Use your favorite milk or cream substitute, preferably one without phosphate additives.
  • Almond Breeze® almond coconut milk blend does not contain phosphate additives and is low in phosphorus and potassium compared to milk or cream. If you are limiting calcium due to high calcium levels choose another milk substitute as this product does contain calcium carbonate.
 

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