Portions:
15

Serving Size:
One 2-1/2” x 2-1/2” square

    Diet Types:
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis

Ingredients

  • 30 graham cracker squares
  • 15 ounces canned crushed pineapple in juice
  • 8 packets Splenda® No Calorie Sweetener 
  • 1-1/2 cups Procel® protein powder
  • 1 cup Reddi-Wip® dairy whipped topping
  • 1 packet Knox® unflavored gelatin

Preparation

  1. Line a 13” x 9-1/2” baking pan with plastic wrap allowing at least 10” to hang on both sides of pan.
  2. Arrange 15 graham cracker squares in the pan and set aside.
  3. Drain pineapple and reserve 1/2 cup of pineapple juice.
  4.  In a large mixing bowl, mix crushed pineapple, Splenda® and Procel®, until there are no lumps.
  5. Fold in whipped topping then set aside. (The folding motion keeps whipped topping airy and light.)
  6. In a small saucepan, boil 1/2-cup pineapple juice. Add 1 packet of unflavored Knox® gelatin. Mix until dissolved then remove from heat.
  7. Lightly fold in gelatin mixture with the whipped topping mixture.
  8. Pour mixture evenly over the graham crackers.
  9. Top mixture with remaining 15 graham cracker squares.
  10. Put plastic wrap from the sides of the pan over the graham crackers. Cover with aluminum foil and seal well. Freeze overnight or at least 6 hours.
  11. After freezing, cut into fifteen 2-1/2” x 2-1/2” pieces and serve.

Helpful hints

  • Put leftover individual sandwiches into zip-locking style freezer bags for easy storage and serving.
  • If Procel® protein powder is unavailable, please speak with your dietitian to find an alternative that is right for you.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 139

Protein 10 g

Carbohydrates 18 g

Fat 1 g

Cholesterol 1 mg

Sodium 90 mg

Potassium 114 mg

Phosphorus 56 mg

Calcium 70 mg

Fiber 0.6 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 meat
  • 1 starch
  • 1/2 fruit, low potassium

Carbohydrate choices

1-1/2

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