Delights Kidney Diet Happy Holidays from Your DaVita Care Team Vol. 2

Kidney Diet
Delights
Kidney-Friendly Holiday Recipes
from the DaVita Kitchen
Vol. 2
Happy Holidays from Your DaVita Care Team
Kidney Diet
Delights
Dear Reader,
We are delighted to share a new collection of menus from our library of more
than 800 kidney-friendly recipes. Originally developed by DaVita® dietitians
to better serve more than 150,000 patients, these recipes are available to the
entire kidney care community online at DaVita.com/Recipes.
A kidney-friendly diet shouldn’t stop you from taking in the flavors of the
season! From appetizers and drinks to main courses and desserts, you’re
sure to find tasty ideas for social gatherings and holidays.
As part of our commitment to improving patients’ quality of life, DaVita
provides a wide range of health and nutrition resources on DaVita.com,
such as the DaVita Diet Helper™. We hope this resource guide helps you
and the ones you love manage your diet and enjoy it at the same time.
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To learn more about DaVita treatment options, to find a dialysis center
nearest you, or to request treatment while traveling, call DaVita Guest
Services at 1-800-424-6589 or visit DaVita.com, one of the world’s best
sources for kidney care information.
From our kitchen to yours, happy holiday cheer!
Sincerely,
Your DaVita Care Team
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Lite Bites
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Diet types:
Holiday Cheese Ball
 CKD non-dialysis
 Dialysis
 Diabetes
Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian Deb.
Portions: 12
Serving size: 1 -1/2 tablespoons cheese ball, 2 apple slices
and 2 low-sodium crackers
Calories: 140, Protein: 2 g, Carbohydrates: 4 g, Fat: 13 g, Cholesterol: 24 mg, Sodium: 131 mg, Potassium: 55 mg, Phosphorus: 32 mg,
Calcium: 6 mg, Fiber: 0.3 g. Renal and renal diabetic food choices, 1/2 milk, 1-1/2 fat. Carbohydrate choices, 0.
Ingredients
Helpful hints
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• Compare salad dressings and
buy the lowest-sodium brand.
8 ounces cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup Catalina or Russian salad dressing
1 teaspoon onion powder
1/3 cup nuts, finely chopped or ground
apple slices
low-sodium crackers • Nuts are high in potassium
and phosphorus, but a small
amount is acceptable for a
kidney diet.
Preparation
1.Combine cream cheese, salad dressing and onion powder in a
medium bowl.
2. Place in refrigerator for 30 minutes to chill.
3. Form cheese mixture into a ball.
4.Place chopped or ground nuts on a plate and roll cheese ball
to cover.
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5. Wrap in plastic wrap and chill until ready to serve.
6. Serve cheese ball with low-sodium crackers and apple slices.
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Lite Bites
& Beverages
Diet types:
 CKD non-dialysis
 Dialysis
 Diabetes
Hot Crab Dip
Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian Janis from Illinois.
Portions: 10
Serving size: 3 tablespoons
Calories: 96, Protein: 5 g, Carbohydrates: 1 g, Fat: 8 g, Cholesterol: 38 mg, Sodium: 133 mg, Potassium: 91 mg, Phosphorus: 61 mg
Calcium: 18 mg, Fiber: 0. Renal and renal diabetic food choices, 1/2 meat, 1 fat. Carbohydrate choices, 0.
Helpful hints
Ingredients
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ne 8-ounce package
cream cheese, softened
• 1 tablespoon onion,
finely minced
• 1 teaspoon lemon juice
• 2 teaspoons
Worcestershire sauce
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1/8 teaspoon black pepper
cayenne pepper to taste
2 tablespoons nondairy creamer
one 6-ounce can crab meat
Preparation
• Try this recipe with fresh
steamed crab meat instead
of canned crab.
• Decrease fat to 4 grams per
serving by using reduced-fat
cream cheese. Be aware,
the sodium content is higher
(170 mg per serving).
1.Preheat oven to 375° F.
2.Place softened cream cheese in a bowl.
3.Add onion, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, black pepper and
cayenne pepper. Mix well. Stir in nondairy creamer.
4.Add crab meat and stir until blended.
5.Place mixture into an oven-safe dish. Bake uncovered for 15 minutes
or until hot and bubbly.
6.Serve warm with low-sodium crackers.
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Lite Bites
& Beverages
Diet types:
Party Punch (low sugar)
 CKD non-dialysis
 Dialysis
 Diabetes
Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian Beverly from Georgia, from “Kidney Kooking” cookbook from the National Kidney Foundation of Georgia.
Portions: 13
Serving size: 4 fluid ounces (1/2 cup)
Calories: 61, Protein: 0 g, Carbohydrates: 14 g, Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 2 mg, Sodium: 25 mg, Potassium: 69 mg, Phosphorus: 13 mg,
Calcium: 16 mg, Fiber: 0 g. Renal and renal diabetic food choices, 1 fruit, medium potassium. Carbohydrate choices, 1.
Ingredients
Helpful hints
• 1/2 cup liquid fruit punch concentrate
• 1 liter diet lemon lime soda
• 1 pint sherbet lemon or lime flavor
• Look for frozen punch
concentrate if liquid
concentrate is unavailable.
Preparation
1.Place soda in a punch bowl or a large mixing bowl.
2.Add fruit punch concentrate and stir.
3.With an ice cream scoop add sherbet.
4.When sherbet starts to melt, stir and serve.
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Festive Feast
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Festive Feast
Diet types:
 CKD non-dialysis
 Dialysis
 Diabetes
Slow Cooker Turkey Breast
with Carrots & Cranberry Gravy
Recipe submitted by DaVita renal dietitian Sara from California.
Portions: 6
Serving size: 2-1/2 ounces turkey, 1/3 cup carrots, 1/4 cup gravy
Calories: 216, Protein: 18 g, Carbohydrate: 25 g, Fat: 6 g, Cholesterol: 36 mg, Sodium: 183 mg, Potassium: 373 mg, Phosphorus: 187 mg,
Calcium: 43 mg, Fiber: 2.4 g. Renal and renal diabetic food choices, 2 meat, 1 vegetable, medium potassium, 1 high calorie. Carbohydrate choices, 2
Ingredients
Helpful hints
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• Whole turkey breast may
be substituted for boneless
turkey.
18 ounces boneless, skinless turkey breast
1 teaspoon poultry seasoning
1/2 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules or powder
1 cup cranberry sauce
1/3 cup celery, diced
1/4 cup onion, chopped
2 cups carrot pieces
Preparation
• A very small portion of
bouillon adds flavor and
helps keep sodium content
within the limits of a
low-sodium diet.
1.Place turkey breast in slow cooker and sprinkle with poultry
seasoning and bouillon granules.
2.Spoon cranberry sauce on top; add celery, onion and carrots.
3.Cover with lid, turn heat to high and slow cook for 4 hours.
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Festive Feast
Diet types:
Fresh Herb Cranberry Stuffing
 CKD non-dialysis
 Dialysis
 Diabetes
Recipe submitted by the DaVita dietitian team.
Portions: 6
Serving size: 1/2 cup
Calories: 143, Protein: 4 g, Carbohydrate: 21 g, Fat: 8 g, Cholesterol: 20 mg, Sodium: 202 mg, Potassium: 106 mg, Phosphorus: 44 mg, Calcium: 61 mg,
Fiber: 1.3 g. Renal and renal diabetic food choices, 1 starch, 1 fat, 1/2 fruit, low potassium. Carbohydrate choices, 1-1/2.
Ingredients
• 1 /4 cup (1/2 stick)
unsalted butter
• 1/2 cup onion, chopped
• 1/2 cup celery, chopped
• 8 bread slices, cut into
1/2-inch cubes
• 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
• 2 teaspoons poultry seasoning
Helpful hints
• 1 /2 tablespoon each fresh
parsley, sage, rosemary, thyme
• 1/2 cup cranberries, dried,
sweetened
• 1/2 cup low-cholesterol
egg product
• 1/4 cup giblet stock
• For best results use
day-old bread.
• If fresh herbs are unavailable
substitute 1 teaspoon dried
herbs.
Preparation
1.Melt butter in a nonstick frying pan. Sauté onion and celery.
Remove from heat.
2. Toss in cubed bread, pepper, poultry seasoning, fresh herbs and
cranberries. Mix egg product and giblet stock. Pour into bread
mixture and mix lightly. Place the stuffing into the turkey body
cavity and neck to cook.
3.If desired, cook separately in a baking dish sprayed with nonstick
cooking spray for 45 minutes at 350° F.
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Festive Feast
Diet types:
Gourmet Green Beans
 CKD non-dialysis
 Dialysis
 Diabetes
Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian Geri from Washington.
Portions: 4
Serving size: 3/4 cup
Calories: 67, Protein: 2 g, Carbohydrates: 8 g, Fat: 3 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 55 mg, Potassium: 194 mg, Phosphorus: 32 mg,
Calcium: 68 mg, Fiber: 4.0 g. Renal and renal diabetic food choices, 1-1/2 vegetable, low potassium, 1/2 fat. Carbohydrate choices, 0.
Ingredients
Helpful hints
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• Substitute fresh green beans
for frozen if desired.
1 0-ounce package frozen green beans
4 teaspoons margarine
1/4 cup onion, chopped
1/2 cup red pepper, chopped
1 teaspoon dill weed, dried
1 teaspoon parsley, dried
black pepper to taste
Preparation
1.Cook green beans in boiling water until tender. Drain.
2.Place a skillet on medium heat, add margarine and sauté onion, red
pepper, dill and parsley until soft.
3.Add green beans to skillet and heat until beans are hot.
4.Sprinkle with black pepper and serve.
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• Less-restricted diet and fewer medications
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Season’s
Sweets
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Season’s Sweets
Diet types:
Pumpkin Cranberry Bread
 CKD non-dialysis
 Dialysis
 Diabetes
Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian Arlene from California.
Portions: 20
Serving size: 1 slice, 3/4” thick
Calories: 187, Protein: 2 g, Carbohydrates: 31 g, Fat: 6 g, Cholesterol: 21 mg, Sodium: 45 mg, Potassium: 69 mg, Phosphorus: 75 mg,
Calcium: 46 mg, Fiber: 1.1 g. Renal and renal diabetic food choices, 1-1/2 starch, 1 fat, 1/2 high calorie. Carbohydrate choices, 2.
Ingredients
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Helpful hints
-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2
2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
2 teaspoons baking powder
2 eggs
2 cups sugar
1-3/4 cups canned
pumpkin puree
• 1 /2 cup vegetable oil
• 1 cup fresh or frozen whole
cranberries
• Cut each loaf into 10 slices.
• Make extra bread and freeze
the loaves. Thaw a few hours
before serving.
• If cranberries are unavailable,
omit from recipe or substitute
blueberries.
Preparation
1.
Preheat oven to 350° F.
2.Combine flour, pumpkin pie spice and baking powder in a large bowl.
3.Combine eggs, sugar, pumpkin puree and oil in a small mixing bowl. Beat
until blended.
4.Add pumpkin mixture to flour mixture. Stir until just moistened then fold
in cranberries.
5.Spoon batter into 2 greased 9” x 5” loaf pans. Bake for 55 to 60 minutes.
6.Cool in pans for 5 to 10 minutes. Remove to wire rack to cool completely
before slicing.
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Season’s Sweets
Diet types:
Easy Low-Phosphorus Fudge
 CKD non-dialysis
 Dialysis
 Diabetes
Submitted by the DaVita dietitian team.
Portions: 18
Serving size: one 3” x 1-1/2” piece
Calories: 172, Protein: 0 g, Carbohydrates: 32 g, Fat: 6 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 8 mg, Potassium: 48 mg, Phosphorus: 20 mg
Calcium: 6 mg, Fiber: 0.2 g. Renal and renal diabetic food choices, 1 fat, 1-1/2 high calorie. Carbohydrate choices, 2.
Ingredients
Helpful hints
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• Nondairy creamers vary in
potassium and phosphorus
content. Ask your dietitian for
recommended brands.
/3 cup liquid nondairy creamer
2
1-2/3 cups sugar
2 cups miniature marshmallows
1-1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 teaspoon vanilla
Preparation
1.Combine nondairy creamer and sugar in a large heavy saucepan. Bring
to a boil; reduce heat to medium. Stir constantly and maintain a rolling
boil for 5 minutes.
• For diabetics, cut fudge into
1-1/2” x 1-1/2” pieces and
count as one carbohydrate
choice.
2.Remove pan from heat and add marshmallows, chocolate chips and
vanilla. Stir until marshmallows are melted.
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3. Quickly pour into a greased 9” square pan. Let fudge cool completely
before cutting; cut into 3” x 1-1/2” pieces, making 18 pieces.
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Season’s Sweets
Diet types:
Old Fashioned
Short Bread Cookies
 CKD non-dialysis
 Dialysis
 Diabetes
Recipe from “Cooking for David: A Culinary Dialysis Cookbook” by DaVita renal dietitian Sara from California and Dorothy Gordon BS, RN.
Portions: 24
Serving size: 3 cookies
Calories: 129, Protein: 1 g, Carbohydrates: 15 g, Fat: 8 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 91 mg, Potassium: 38 mg, Phosphorus: 12 mg
Calcium: 7 mg, Fiber: 0 g. Renal and renal diabetic food choices, 1 starch, 1-1/2 fat . Carbohydrate choices, 1.
Ingredients
Helpful hints
• 1 cup softened margarine
• 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
• 2-1/4 cups cake flour
• Decorate cookies with
cinnamon, colored sugar
or icing for a holiday touch.
Preparation
1. Cream margarine and beat in sugar until soft and fluffy.
2. Add flour and mix. Knead dough to incorporate the flour.
Form into a ball.
3.Wrap dough in plastic wrap and chill for at least 1 hour.
4. Preheat oven to 325° F. Roll dough out about 1/4” thick on a lightly
floured board.
5.Cut with cookie cutters, or with a knife into diamond shapes. Bake
cookies on a lightly greased cookie sheet for 10 minutes or until
lightly browned.
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