Apple Cinnamon Healthy Smoothies For Kidney Disease

healthy apple smoothie renal dietA Healthy Smoothie For People With Kidney Failure

Yummy, don’t you love it when you find a great smoothie recipe.  But most of them contain bananas and other ingredients that you want to avoid.  Here is a delicious smoothie recipe for you to enjoy without over doing it on the potassium and phosphorus.  4 ounce servings are small, but if you need more calories to gain some weight, you can drink bigger portions.
smoothie for kidneys

This is a very light tasting smoothie. You will need to keep all items cold prior to mixing if you want to have the best outcome.

 

 

 

 

apple smoothie

Place all the ingredients in the blender, and blend until smooth – about 4 minutes.

 

 

 

 

 

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I recommend putting the applesauce in first so your oats mix in easier. You can sprinkle some additional cinnamon on top if you like. The recipe is also gluten free if you use gluten free oats.

 

 

 

 

Print the recipe below for your family to enjoy. 

 

Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Smoothie
Serves 3
Drinking your meal can be fun and yummy.
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Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
5 min
Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
5 min
Ingredients
  1. 1 cup applesauce
  2. 1/3 cup coconut oil
  3. 1/2 cup apple cider
  4. 1/3 cup quick oats
  5. 1/4 tsp almond extract
  6. 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  7. 1 tbsp cream cheese
Instructions
  1. This is a very light tasting smoothie. You will need to keep all items cold prior to mixing if you want to have the best outcome.
  2. Place all the ingredients in the blender, and blend until smooth - about 4 minutes. I recommend putting the applesauce in first so your oats mix in easier. You can sprinkle some additional cinnamon on top if you like. The recipe is also gluten free if you use gluten free oats.
Notes
  1. NUTRIENT TOTALS / Per Serving
  2. Calories: 314.3
  3. Protein: 1.641 g
  4. Carbohydrate: 20.5 g
  5. Dietary Fiber: 1.959 g
  6. Sodium: 21.1 mg
  7. Phosphorus: 49.1 mg
  8. Potassium: 150 mg
Adapted from Eat Better Spend Less
Renal Diet Menu Headquarters http://www.renaldiethq.com/

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How To Develop Healthy Kidney Meal Plans

healthy kidney meal plansLiving with a chronic illness such as kidney disease can be difficult enough without having to worry so much about every bite of food that you put in your mouth. Your diet, however, really affects your kidney disease and needs to be monitored. So knowing how to prepare healthy kidney meal plans will make your life so much easier.

Understanding each facet of developing kidney friendly meals will help you build your own healthy meals without too much effort. At first it will take a little research and thought, but soon enough you will get the hang of it. Here are some of the ingredients that you need to pay attention to:

Sodium: Sodium is one of the most important ingredients that you need to watch out for. Excess sodium can cause water retention, swelling, and life threatening issues. Pay attention to the sodium content in the foods you eat. [Read more…]

Green Gelatin Dessert Recipes

Gelatin Dessert Recipes

Creating a great dessert can be hard for people with kidney failure.  Gelatin to the rescue – it’s got a good deal of health to it and it tastes great.  Even if you don’t feel well, you like to have some gelatin to soothe you.  I found this recipe on a forum and decided to try it out.  

green gelatin recipe ingredientsUse a 8 x 11.5 pan that is 2 quart capacity for the final product to chill in. 

 

 

 

 

 

applesauce poured into panPut the applesauce in a 2 quart saucepan, then add the jello using a whisk.

applesauce jello

 

 

 

 

 

 

green gelatin dessertMix together and heat gently until jello is dissolved –
you may see a few bubbles as you stir continuously. Warming gently takes about 5 minutes on low – medium heat.

 

 

 

 

gelatin dessertRemove from heat, then add the lemon-lime soda a little at a time while mixing into the jello.

 

 

 

 

 

jello poured into panPour into the 2 quart pan – it will be a little foamy on top.

 

 

 

 

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Refrigerate until it sets – about 2 hours.Green Applesauce Gelatin Recipe

 

 

 

 

 

Print the recipe below for your family to enjoy. 

 

Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Smoothie
Serves 3
Drinking your meal can be fun and yummy.
Write a review
Print
Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
5 min
Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
5 min
Ingredients
  1. 1 cup applesauce
  2. 1/3 cup coconut oil
  3. 1/2 cup apple cider
  4. 1/3 cup quick oats
  5. 1/4 tsp almond extract
  6. 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  7. 1 tbsp cream cheese
Instructions
  1. This is a very light tasting smoothie. You will need to keep all items cold prior to mixing if you want to have the best outcome.
  2. Place all the ingredients in the blender, and blend until smooth - about 4 minutes. I recommend putting the applesauce in first so your oats mix in easier. You can sprinkle some additional cinnamon on top if you like. The recipe is also gluten free if you use gluten free oats.
Notes
  1. NUTRIENT TOTALS / Per Serving
  2. Calories: 314.3
  3. Protein: 1.641 g
  4. Carbohydrate: 20.5 g
  5. Dietary Fiber: 1.959 g
  6. Sodium: 21.1 mg
  7. Phosphorus: 49.1 mg
  8. Potassium: 150 mg
Adapted from Eat Better Spend Less
Renal Diet Menu Headquarters http://www.renaldiethq.com/

 Let us know what you would like to see more of!  We are posting new recipes every Thursday and want to make something you would enjoy!

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Kidney Diet Recipes – Black-eyed Peas Renal Recipe For New Year’s Day

Black-eyed Peas Renal Recipe

If you enjoy the southern tradition of eating black-eyed peas on New Year’s Day, take heart!  I have worked on this recipe and removed some of the items that are high in potassium and phosphorus and made it still very yummy for you.  We have a black-eyed peas renal recipe for you.

Here are the step by step instructions with the pictures included:

Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Smoothie
Serves 3
Drinking your meal can be fun and yummy.
Write a review
Print
Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
5 min
Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
5 min
Ingredients
  1. 1 cup applesauce
  2. 1/3 cup coconut oil
  3. 1/2 cup apple cider
  4. 1/3 cup quick oats
  5. 1/4 tsp almond extract
  6. 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  7. 1 tbsp cream cheese
Instructions
  1. This is a very light tasting smoothie. You will need to keep all items cold prior to mixing if you want to have the best outcome.
  2. Place all the ingredients in the blender, and blend until smooth - about 4 minutes. I recommend putting the applesauce in first so your oats mix in easier. You can sprinkle some additional cinnamon on top if you like. The recipe is also gluten free if you use gluten free oats.
Notes
  1. NUTRIENT TOTALS / Per Serving
  2. Calories: 314.3
  3. Protein: 1.641 g
  4. Carbohydrate: 20.5 g
  5. Dietary Fiber: 1.959 g
  6. Sodium: 21.1 mg
  7. Phosphorus: 49.1 mg
  8. Potassium: 150 mg
Adapted from Eat Better Spend Less
Renal Diet Menu Headquarters http://www.renaldiethq.com/

blackeyed peas recipe

black eyed peas new years

Black-eyed Peas Renal Recipe

Let us know what you would like to see more of!  We are posting new recipes every Thursday and want to make something you would enjoy!