Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  94
  • Protein  1 g
  • Carbohydrates  9 g
  • Fat  6 g
  • Cholesterol  0 mg
  • Sodium  22 mg
  • Potassium  204 mg
  • Phosphorus  20 mg
  • Calcium  32 mg
  • Fiber  2.5 g

Strawberry Spinach Salad

Go for a healthy and tasty meal with the kidney-friendly Strawberry Spinach Salad.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe created by DaVita dietitian Patty from Oklahoma.

Portions: 6     Serving size: 2/3 cup


  • 3 cups fresh spinach
  • 1 cup fresh strawberries
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/8 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil


  1. Wash and dry the spinach leaves. Tear into bite-sized pieces and place in a bowl. Thinly slice strawberries.
  2. Top spinach with sliced strawberries.
  3. Mix together the vinegar, lemon juice, honey, dry mustard  and oil.
  4. Pour dressing over spinach and strawberries. Toss well and serve immediately.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 vegetable, medium potassium
  • 1/2 fruit, low potassium
  • 1 fat


Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • A serving of raw spinach is lower in potassium than a serving of cooked spinach. This is because the raw spinach loses its structure and "shrinks" during cooking. Many more cooked spinach leaves are required to make a serving. For comparison: 1/2 -cup cooked, fresh spinach weighs 3 ounces and has 419 mg potassium, while 1/2 -cup raw, fresh spinach weighs 1 ounce and has 156 mg potassium.
  • A 6-ounce package of pre-washed spinach contains 3 cups.

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Strawberry Spinach Salad



I fixed it just the way it says. My picky granddaughters loved it. I fixed it with the Beefy Pita Pockets. They really compliment each other. This was the first completely renal diet meal i fixed and it was met with HUGE success

Feb. 21, 2009, 11:37 AM - Inappropriate review?

Strawberry Spinach Salad

shannon says:


Great salad...however i changed it up and used fat free raspberry vinaigrette dressing and added a little bit of red onion.

Jan. 03, 2009, 10:11 AM - Inappropriate review?

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