Serving Size:
1 cup

    Diet Types:
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis
  • Gluten-free
  • Lower Protein


  • 20 ounces pineapple tidbits, canned, packed in juice
  • 11 ounces mandarin oranges, canned, packed in juice
  • 8 ounces whipped topping
  • 3 cups cottage cheese, 2% low fat
  • 1 small box orange gelatin
  • 3 scoops vanilla whey protein powder


  1. Drain the pineapple and mandarin oranges.
  2. In a large bowl, mix all ingredients together
  3. Refrigerate until perfectly chilled.

Helpful hints

  • Nancy uses Daisy® brand cottage cheese because it has no phosphate additives and is lower in sodium compared to some brands.
  • EAS® brand 100% whey protein powder was used in recipe analysis.
  • Substitute sugar-free gelatin for regular to reduce carbohydrate to 18 grams per serving (1 carbohydrate choice). 

Nutrients per serving

Calories 216

Protein 13 g

Carbohydrates 23 g

Fat 8 g

Cholesterol 19 mg

Sodium 297 mg

Potassium 167 mg

Phosphorus 146 mg

Calcium 86 mg

Fiber 0.6 g

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

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

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