DaVita.com Kidney Education http://www.davita.com DaVita provides a complete range of dialysis treatments and support services for patients living with chronic kidney failure, also known as end stage renal disease, or ESRD. White Gravy for Casseroles or Pot Pies http://www.davita.com/recipes/sauces and seasonings/white-gravy-for-casseroles-or-pot-pies/a/5107

Canned soup is often called for in casserole and pot pie recipes, but it tends to be high in sodium. Next time, try our kidney-friendly recipe for White Gravy for Casseroles and Pot Pies instead. It comes from Cooking for David: A Culinary Dialysis Cookbook by Sara Colman RD, CDE and Dorothy Gordon BS, RN. And it’s easy to mix up from margarine, onion, celery, flour, poultry seasoning, black pepper and nondairy creamer. To change the flavor, simply add herbs or spices. When cooking for those on diabetic, dialysis and CKD non-dialysis diets, remember this simple recipe.