Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  89
  • Protein  0 g
  • Carbohydrates  20 g
  • Fat  1 g
  • Cholesterol  0 mg
  • Sodium  8 mg
  • Potassium  63 mg
  • Phosphorus  8 mg
  • Calcium  5 mg
  • Fiber  0.6 g

Vallie’s Fruit Salad

Pineapple, fruit cocktail, marshmallows and more come together to make Vallie's Fruit Salad a must-have kidney-friendly recipe for your kitchen.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes


Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian MaryAnn from North Carolina.

Portions: 20     Serving size: 1/2 cup

Ingredients

  • 20 ounces canned crushed pineapple, packed in juice
  • 30 ounces canned fruit cocktail, no sugar added
  • 5 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 8 ounces lite Cool Whip® dessert topping
  • 1 tablespoon shredded coconut

Preparation

  1. Thoroughly drain canned fruits in colander for approximately 3 hours.
  2. Thaw Cool Whip.
  3. In a large bowl, combine canned fruits, marshmallows and Cool Whip®; mix until well blended.
  4. Cover and chill overnight.
  5. Sprinkle shredded coconut over salad, if desired, and serve.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1-1/2 fruit, low potassium

Carbohydrate choices

1

Helpful hints

  • To make a smaller batch use a small can of pineapple and cut the other ingredients in half.
  • 30 ounces fruit cocktail is equivalent to 2 cans.
 

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Vallie’s Fruit Salad

CharlieAnn says:

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This sounds really good. The question is could it be used as a meal served with no sodium crackers? An how much for a serving? Dietitian comment: You could serve 1-1/2 cups as an entree salad but I suggest adding some high quality protein to your meal since this recipe contributes 0 g protein.

Jun. 28, 2013, 1:17 PM - Inappropriate review?

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