Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  144
  • Protein  25 g
  • Carbohydrates  0 g
  • Fat  4 g
  • Cholesterol  64 mg
  • Sodium  57 mg
  • Potassium  256 mg
  • Phosphorus  182 mg
  • Calcium  22 mg
  • Fiber  0 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 3 meat 

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Three days before serving: if frozen, thaw turkey in refrigerator for 3 days. One day before serving: remove giblets from turkey and make giblet stock (see recipe).
  • Make the Fresh Herb Cranberry Stuffing if you wish to stuff the turkey. After step 3 above loosely place stuffing in the body cavity and neck. Use skewers and string to fasten neck skin under the body and tie legs together. 
  • For CKD non-dialysis diet, please reduce serving size to match your meal plan.

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Roasted Turkey
emma1935 says:

Emma 35 have some nice resiepts

Nov. 19, 2016, 5:45 AM
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jarabfd says:

My work gave me a free Honeysuckle turkey. Nice, but concerned about salt. As a dialysis patient, I'm concerned about the salt content. Is there any way to leach the salt out of the turkey? Dietitian comment: Many frozen turkeys are injected with a salt solution which increases the sodium content. Unfortunately it is not possible to remove the sodium. You can plan a calculated portion and serve with low sodium sides to keep sodium in balance.

Nov. 17, 2016, 2:25 PM
Roasted Turkey
gatorgirl says:

I was just diagnosed with CKD. I haven't even received the results of my tests (sono, blood work) yet, but I'm worried about Thanksgiving day meals. It seems turkey is very high in phosphorus and I know that's bad. Does this mean I can't eat turkey??? I eat raw cranberries every day, but I haven't been told what to or not to avoid yet by my doc. Do I just stop worrying? Very confused :'( Dietitian comment: If you have not been told to avoid foods I suggest focusing on healthy Thanksgiving day dishes and eat moderate to small portions of any foods you are concerned about. Checkout the DaVita Kidney Diet Tips blog suggestions and recipes.

Nov. 24, 2014, 12:36 PM
Roasted Turkey

I am hosting our Thanksgiving dinner this year with all the traditional stuff. However I am the only one with CKD. Can I bake a Cornish hen for myself and use make the Fresh Herb Cranberry Stuffing on the side? Probably wont have breakfast because of all the last minute preparations my only meal will be the dinner which we will have at 2p. Portion control sucks!!! Dietitian comment:Yes, the cornish game hen is a great substitute for turkey and you can stuff it with the perfect amount of Fresh Herb Cranberry Stuffing for 2-3 servings.

Nov. 14, 2014, 3:20 PM
Roasted Turkey
amber1234 says:

When looking over the ingredients for the Roasted Turkey. One of the ingredients says 4 spring of fresh sa. Huh! Someone please go over that recipe again and please let me know what 4 sprigs of sa is saying. (2) Also, does a person have to use fresh spices? Can a person use bottle spices? Please let me know. Thank you. Dietitia comment: Thanks for letting us know. The mistery ingredient is sage. You can substitute dried herbs instead of fresh[INVALID]or maybe even use an Italian blend.

Jan. 05, 2014, 7:00 AM
Roasted Turkey

turned out delicious

Nov. 28, 2012, 5:41 AM

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