Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  160
  • Protein  5 g
  • Carbohydrates  22 g
  • Fat  6 g
  • Cholesterol  25 mg
  • Sodium  93 mg
  • Potassium  56 mg
  • Phosphorus  31 mg
  • Calcium  15 mg
  • Fiber  0 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1/2 meat
  • 1 starch
  • 1/2 high calorie

Carbohydrate choices

1-1/2

Helpful hints

  • After protein powder is added mix quickly and add rice crispy cereal in as soon as possible because the protein powder will start to harden as it cools.
  • Nutrition facts based on use with EAS 100% Whey Protein powder. One half cup weighs 84 grams and contains 54 grams protein. Since protein powders vary in the amount of protein, phosphorus and calcium, ask your dietitian for a list of acceptable brands.
  • These treats are great for a snack, dessert, or breakfast on the go! 
  • Marshmallow crème is also known as marshmallow fluff. You can substitute 40 large marshmallows for 2 cups of marshmallow crème.
  • Compared to the other High Protein Rice Treats recipe on DaVita.com, this version has less protein powder so it is less dense. Both are very tasty!

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Microwave High Protein Rice Crispy Treats
CharlieAnn says:
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Could these be made with non-dairy protein and if so what kind would be the best? Dietitian comment: Yes you could substitute egg white protein. Another option is soy protein but the phosphorus is higher.

Jun. 17, 2015, 9:15 AM
Microwave High Protein Rice Crispy Treats
MommyBear says:
4

Why are these not also for CKD non-dialysis? My dietitian has me eating 6 gm. protein for breakfast. They sound yummy and easy. Dietitian comment: You could use this recipe if CKD non-dialysis. In general we find many people limiting their protein are not using protein supplements-0-that's why it is not marked for non-dialysis.

May. 22, 2015, 12:52 PM
Microwave High Protein Rice Crispy Treats
3

Are there any concerns about creatin found in whey protein powder? New to the dialysis diet. Dietitian comment: No this is not a concern. The total protein consumed and the level of kidney function to remove all protein waste is more important.

Aug. 27, 2014, 6:24 PM
Microwave High Protein Rice Crispy Treats
sweetiepop says:
5

My dialysis clinic...DaVita Maysville...made these for us as a treat during one treatment. They are wonderful...easy to make and taste great

Aug. 19, 2014, 6:04 PM

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