Root Beer High Protein Float

Portions:
2

Serving Size:
approximately 1 cup

    Diet Types:
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis
  • Gluten-free

Ingredients

  • 1 cup frozen dessert whipped topping
  • 2 scoops whey protein powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup root beer

Preparation

  1. Mix the thawed whipped topping, protein powder and vanilla extract. Freeze mixture until firm.
  2. Divide frozen mixture into 2 scoops and place in two 8-ounce glasses. Pour 4 ounces chilled root beer over scoops of whipped topping mixture in each glass.
  3. Serve and enjoy!

Helpful hints

  • Check ingredients on root beer and only buy phosphate-free brands.
  • Protein powders vary in scoop size and protein content. Ask your dietitian for recommendations on whey protein powders that are kidney-friendly.
  • Substitute diet root beer for a low carbohydrate version. Carbs are reduced to 10 grams.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 225

Protein 12 g

Carbohydrates 24 g

Fat 9 g

Cholesterol 34 mg

Sodium 88 mg

Potassium 104 mg

Phosphorus 46 mg

Calcium 51 mg

Fiber 0 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1-1/2 meat
  • 1 high calorie

Carbohydrate choices

1-1/2

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