Serving Size:
approximately 8 ounces (1 cup)

    Diet Types:
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis
  • Gluten-free


  • 4 ounces cranberry-tangerine juice, chilled
  • 1 scoop whey protein powder
  • 2 teaspoons sugar or sweetener of choice
  • 1/2 cup crushed ice


  1. Blend cranberry-tangerine juice, whey powder, sweetener and ice in a blender till pink and frothy.
  2. Pour into a glass and serve immediately.

Helpful hints

  • Ask your dietitian for more information about acceptable protein powders for kidney patients.
  • Sweeten to taste.
  • Serve with a swizzle stick of peppermint or a sprig of mint, if desired.
  • Juice may be substituted with Sunkist® regular or diet orange soda, cranberry, cranberry-raspberry or cranberry-grape juices.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 120

Protein 5 g

Carbohydrates 24 g

Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 5 mg

Sodium 19 mg

Potassium 111 mg

Phosphorus 33 mg

Calcium 45 mg

Fiber 0.1 g

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

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  • 1 fruit, low potassium
  • 1/2 high calorie

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