Portions:
18

Serving Size:
one 3” x 1-1/2” piece

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

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup almond milk, unenriched
  • 1-2/3 cups granulated sugar
  • 1-1/2 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 1-1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 scoop whey protein powder

Preparation

  1. Grease a 9 inch square pan with nonstick spray or butter.
  2. Combine almond milk and sugar in a large heavy saucepan. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to medium. Stir constantly and continue a rolling boil for 5 minutes.
  3. Remove pan from heat and add 1 scoop protein powder.  Mix with hand mixer until protein powder dissolved.
  4. Stir in marshmallows, chocolate chips and vanilla extract. Stir until marshmallows are melted.
  5. Quickly pour into a greased pan. Cool; cut into 3 x 1-1/2 inch pieces, making 18 pieces.

Helpful hints

  • Protein powders vary in protein, potassium, sodium and phosphorus per scoop. Your dietitian can guide you to the best kind for you.
  • Some brands of almond milk have phosphorus additives; check the ingredient label for phosphorus additives.
  • Look for protein powders without phosphorus additives, if possible to help keep phosphorus low in this recipe.
  • Let fudge cool completely before cutting.
  • For people with diabetes, cut fudge into 1-1/2 x 1-1/2 inch pieces and count as one carbohydrate choice.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 160

Protein 2 g

Carbohydrates 31 g

Fat 4 g

Cholesterol 3 mg

Sodium 15 mg

Potassium 65 mg

Phosphorus 23 mg

Calcium 19 mg

Fiber 0.9 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 fat
  • 1-1/2 high calorie

Carbohydrate choices

2

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