Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  72
  • Protein  1 g
  • Carbohydrates  13 g
  • Fat  3 g
  • Cholesterol  0 mg
  • Sodium  10 mg
  • Potassium  100 mg
  • Phosphorus  49 mg
  • Calcium  26 mg
  • Fiber  1.8 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1/2 fat
  • 1/2 high calorie

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • A small amount of chocolate may be safely incorporated into a kidney diet.Consider daily intake, portion size, and your lab values for potassium and phosphorus.
  • Use your favorite sweetener product such as Splenda® granular sweetener or stevia sweetener instead of sugar if desired to reduce calories to 60 and carbohydrate to 7 grams.
  • Add whey protein powder if you need a high protein diet.

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Fabulous Hot Cocoa


Dec. 29, 2016, 10:21 PM - Inappropriate review?
Fabulous Hot Cocoa
bdwinner36 says:

Can you use vanilla Nepro instead of water? Plus you could use less sugar or no sugar. Dietitian comment: Yes but the nutrients will be different.

Dec. 20, 2016, 12:10 AM - Inappropriate review?
Fabulous Hot Cocoa

This was very bland with the water. Can you use rice or almond milk instead of water? Dietitian comment: Yes you can substitute. Be sure the rice or almond milk does not contain phosphate additives. If high calcium is a concern be aware some almond milks are very high in calcium.

Jan. 08, 2015, 12:51 PM - Inappropriate review?
Fabulous Hot Cocoa
MommyBear says:

I hate to buy whipped topping for a recipe I won't make very frequently. I always have rice milk at home. Can this be made with half cup of rice milk and half cup of water or with one cup of rice milk and only water to make paste with cocoa? Dietitian comment: Yes as long as the rice milk does not contain phosphate additives it is a kidney-friendly substitution. A spoonful or marshmallow cream or a large marshmallow is a nice substitute for whipped topping.

Jan. 03, 2015, 8:29 AM - Inappropriate review?
Fabulous Hot Cocoa
weezerpoo says:

If I use Splenda instead of sugar what will the potassium, phosphorous and sodium be? Dietitian comment: No change as 2 teaspoons of both sugar and Splenda have zero sodium and phosphorus. Splenda has .04 mg potassium ans sugar has zero mg.

Jan. 03, 2015, 12:26 AM - Inappropriate review?
Fabulous Hot Cocoa
WomanLea says:

I found this just yesterday and I tried it this morning. It was really good, at least it hit my spot. LOL... I had been working on one myself for a little while, but think this is the one. I love the lower phosphates in this recipe. Thank you so much. :)

Aug. 27, 2011, 8:22 AM - Inappropriate review?
Fabulous Hot Cocoa
Patsyb says:

This one is a keeper. Super great thanks

Dec. 23, 2009, 7:57 AM - Inappropriate review?

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