Serving Size:
12 ounces

    Diet Types:
  • Dialysis
  • Vegetarian
  • Gluten-free
  • Lower Protein


  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoon espresso powder
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar or sugar substitute
  • 1 scoop vanilla whey protein powder
  • 4 to 5 ice cubes
  • Cinnamon for dusting


  1. Place all ingredients in a blender and pulse until combined.
  2. Pour into a glass, sprinkle with cinnamon and enjoy!

Helpful hints

  • Replace sugar with desired substitute for a lower carbohydrate drink.
  • Some milk alternatives are high in calcium. Elyse uses So Delicious® Unsweetened Coconut milk which has only 130 mg calcium, 40 mg potassium and 46 mg phosphorus per cup.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 230

Protein 19 g

Carbohydrates 23 g

Fat 2 g

Cholesterol 60 mg

Sodium 86 mg

Potassium 218 mg

Phosphorus 252 mg

Calcium 340 mg

Fiber 5 g

Added Sugar 13 g

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

  • 2 meat (protein)
  • 1 milk alternative
  • 1/2 high-calorie

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