Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  58
  • Protein  6 g
  • Carbohydrates  8 g
  • Fat  0 g
  • Cholesterol  5 mg
  • Sodium  33 mg
  • Potassium  34 mg
  • Phosphorus  34 mg
  • Calcium  38 mg
  • Fiber  0 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 meat
  • 1/2 high calorie (only if made with regular gelatin)

Carbohydrate choices

1/2 (0 if sugar-free gelatin used)

Helpful hints

  • Congealed cubes can be frozen.
  • Make a variety of flavors.
  • Some gelatins contain phosphate additives and may not be recommended, especially if phosphorus control is an issue. Check labels and ingredients. Unflavored gelatin and fruit juice makes a good substitute.

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High Protein Gelatin Cups
ZusZus00 says:

I'm really suprised at the amount of dairy, protien and sugar in these recipes, promoted for kidney friendly. Dietitian comment: The whey protein in this recipe is meant to make a high protein gelatin for dialysis patients who need a high protein diet. There is an option to use sugar-free gelatin to make a very low carb dessert.

Mar. 05, 2018, 8:18 AM
High Protein Gelatin Cups
larry21 says:

What kind of protein powder? Dietitian comment: Some possible brands of whey protein with acceptable potassium and phosphorus levels include EAS 100% whey protein powder, Resource Beneprotein powder, Prosource, Procel. Your renal dietitian may have additional recommendations.

Aug. 18, 2014, 11:13 AM
High Protein Gelatin Cups

Would this work just as well with Liquacel liquid protein? Dietitian comment: Sometimes substitutions can be tricky. The only way to determine is to make the recipe and see if the substitution works. You could make a half portion as the test recipe.

Nov. 02, 2013, 8:07 AM
High Protein Gelatin Cups
DianneR says:

is it clear when you are finished?

May. 27, 2013, 8:11 PM
High Protein Gelatin Cups
AnneRD says:

This is an easy and delicious way to increase protein intake. The amount of protein powder is correct and works out well in the recipe.

May. 23, 2013, 8:10 AM
High Protein Gelatin Cups
cciliax says:

Is the 1 cup whey protein powder measure incorrect? It seems like a lot of protein powder. Should it be 1 scoop? Great idea, want to be sure of the measures before attempting! Moderator comment: It's actually a little over 1.5 tablespoons per serving. I have not made this one but the High Protein Power Cubes has over 1 cup of whey protein powder.

Jul. 18, 2012, 7:43 AM

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