Serving Size:
1 cup

    Diet Types:
  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis
  • Lower Protein
  • Vegetarian


  • 1 cup rice cereal squares
  • 1 cup corn cereal squares
  • 1 cup unsalted tiny pretzel twists
  • 3 cups unsalted popcorn
  • 1/3 cup trans-fat free margarine
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. Mix cereals, pretzels and popcorn in large bowl.
  3. Combine melted margarine, garlic powder and onion powder. Pour over cereal mixture and toss to coat. Add Parmesan cheese.
  4. Bake for 7 to 10 minutes.
  5. Cool before serving.
  6. Store in sealed container.

Helpful hints

  • To reduce sodium further, use unsalted margarine or unsalted butter. Select the rice and corn cereal brand lowest in sodium.
  • For an added holiday twist, add 1 cup dried cranberries to the snack mix after it has cooled.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 180

Protein 2 g

Carbohydrates 19 g

Fat 11 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 386 mg

Potassium 37 mg

Phosphorus 38 mg

Calcium 23 mg

Fiber 0.9 g

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

  • 1 starch
  • 1 fat

Carbohydrate choices


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