Serving Size:
1/2 cup

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


  • 6 ounces light cream cheese, softened
  • 8 ounces canned crushed pineapple in juice
  • 8 ounces maraschino cherries, drained and cut into small pieces
  • 1 cup miniature marshmallows
  • 1 tablespoon coconut for topping (optional) 


  1. Mash light cream cheese using a wooden spoon. Add crushed pineapple with juice and drained cherries.  Stir to mix well. 
  2. Gently fold in marshmallows. Top with coconut, if desired. 
  3. Chill until ready to serve, or overnight. 

Helpful hints

  • For a Valentine dish, add some cherry juice for a pink color.
  • This can be used as a dessert or spread on top of bagels. 

Nutrients per serving

Calories 157

Protein 3 g

Carbohydrates 25 g

Fat 5 g

Cholesterol 13 mg

Sodium 160 mg

Potassium 141 mg

Phosphorus 44 mg

Calcium 43 mg

Fiber 0.7 g

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

  • 1 fruit, low potassium
  • 1 fat
  • 1 high calorie

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