Serving Size:
2 small squares or 1/2 large square

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


  • 1/2 cup warm water
  • 2 envelopes dry active yeast
  • 2 cups Rice Dream® original non-dairy rice drink, unenriched
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1-1/2 cup white flour
  • 1/2  cup cornmeal
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten


  1. In a large mixing bowl, place the water and yeast and stir to dissolve. Let stand 5 minutes.
  2. Add the Rice Dream®, oil, salt and sugar.
  3. Beat in the flour, cornmeal and eggs to mix, but do not over beat.
  4. Set the mixture in a warm place until mixture just begins to rise, about 15 minutes.
  5. Cook in a pre-heated waffle iron.
  6. Divide cooked waffle into 2-square portions (1/2 large waffle) and top with your favorite syrup, fruit spread or fresh fruit.

Helpful hints

  • For those with diabetes, top with a sugar free syrup or fruit spread.
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour may be substituted for 1/2 cup white flour. Waffles are higher in fiber (2.3 g for 2 small squares), potassium 130 mg, phosphorus 119 mg.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 222

Protein 5 g

Carbohydrates 30 g

Fat 9 g

Cholesterol 53 mg

Sodium 78 mg

Potassium 109 mg

Phosphorus 96 mg

Calcium 13 mg

Fiber 1.5 g

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

  • 2 starch
  • 1-1/2 fat

Carbohydrate choices


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