Serving Size:
2 tablespoons

    Diet Types:
  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis
  • Lower Protein
  • Heart Healthy
  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian


  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup low-calorie cranberry juice
  • 12 ounces fresh or frozen whole cranberries
  • 1 cup low calorie granulated sweetener
  • 1 teaspoon fresh orange zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon


  1. In a medium sauce pan combine water, cranberry juice, cranberries and sweetener. Heat to a boil then reduce to medium heat.
  2. Stir in orange zest and cinnamon.
  3. Cook for 10 minutes. Remove from heat and cool.
  4. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Helpful hints

  • Cranberry sauce keeps for 1 week in the refrigerator.
  • Sweetness of one cup of a granular sweetener is equal to 1 cup of sugar. Adjust to your taste.
  • Use frozen cranberries if fresh are not available.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 16

Protein 0 g

Carbohydrates 4 g

Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1 mg

Potassium 18 mg

Phosphorus 2 mg

Calcium 3 mg

Fiber 0.8 g

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

  • none

Carbohydrate choices


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