Serving Size:
1/2 cup

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


  • 1/2 cup celery
  • 20 ounces canned crushed pineapple, packed in juice
  • 1 packet Knox® original unflavored gelatin
  • 1/3 cup lime juice
  • 1/2 cup 1% low fat milk
  •  2 cups cottage cheese


  1. Finely dice celery.
  2. Drain juice from pineapple into a pan. Bring to a boil and remove from heat.
  3. Pour gelatin powder into the juice. Stir until dissolved, and then stir in lime juice.
  4. Stir in pineapple, milk, cottage cheese and celery.
  5. Pour into a 9" x 13" dish and refrigerate. Stir every 15 minutes to combine ingredients evenly, until gelatin begins to set.
  6. Chill at least one hour longer before serving.

Helpful hints

  • Serve as an appetizer, salad or dessert. For a salad, divide into 10 equal portions. Place each serving on a lettuce-lined plate.  For a dessert, spoon a 1/2-cup serving into a parfait glass and top with whipped topping.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 81

Protein 6 g

Carbohydrates 12 g

Fat 1 g

Cholesterol 6 mg

Sodium 150 mg

Potassium 167 mg

Phosphorus 85 mg

Calcium 77 mg

Fiber 0.6 g

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

  • 1/2 fruit, low potassium
  • 1/2 milk

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