Top Ten Side Dishes To Eat With Your Pre-Dialysis Kidney Disease Meals

Posted on Jul 8, 2013 | 0 comments

Top Ten Side Dishes To Eat With Your Pre-Dialysis Kidney Disease Meals

Healthy eating is a challenge for busy lifestyles. Throw kidney disease into the mix, and you have a few more things to consider. It doesn’t have to be as difficult as it may seem. With the following quick and easy dishes for pre-dialysis kidney disease meals, you’ll be sitting down to a relaxing meal in no time. To help you organize, we’ve included needed ingredients to add to your grocery list. When you’re ready to prepare, just click on the link and start cooking!


1
. Beet and Cucumber SaladA perfect chilled dish for hot summer days!  

  • 15 ounces canned low-sodium sliced beets
  • 1 cucumber, sliced thin
  • 4 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil 
  • 2 tablespoons Gorgonzola cheese
    Nutrients per serving Calories – 74 Protein – 1g Carbohydrates – 13g Fat – 2g Cholesterol – 2 mg Sodium – 93 mg Potassium – 207 mg Phosphorus – 37 mg Calcium – 36 mg Fiber – 1.7 g

2.  Almost Mashed PotatoesTastes like the real thing, without all the potassium!

  • 6 cups cauliflower (1 medium head)
  • 4 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
    Nutrients per serving Calories – 94 Protein – 3 g Carbohydrates – 6 g Fat – 7 g Cholesterol – 19 mg Sodium – 76 mg Potassium – 198 mg Phosphorus – 54 mg Calcium – 22 mg Fiber – 3.4 g

3. Grilled Summer SquashUse the leftovers in other dishes!

  • 4 zucchini (dark green) each approximately 8” long
  • 4 summer squash (yellow), each approximately 8” long
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • Garlic power, to taste (optional)
  • Black pepper, to taste (optional)
    Nutrients per serving Calories – 17 Protein – 1 g Carbohydrates – 3 g Fat – 0 g Cholesterol – 0 mg Sodium – 6 mg Potassium – 262 mg Phosphorus – 39 mg Calcium – 16 mg Fiber – 1.1 g

4. Better Than Packaged Rice PilafAnd we’re not kidding!

  • 2 ounces uncooked vermicelli noodles
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 cup parboiled rice, dry
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cube chicken bouillon cube
  • 1 tablespoon Mrs. Dash® Onion and Herb seasoningblend 
    Nutrients per serving Calories – 180 Protein – 4 g Carbohydrates – 30 g Fat – 5 g Cholesterol – 11 mg Sodium – 154 mg Potassium – 87 mg Phosphorus – 68 mg Calcium – 22 mg Fiber – 1.1 g

 5.  Creamy Grape SaladWhat a sweet surrender!

  • 3 pounds seedless grapes (green, red or mixed)
  • 8 ounces low-fat cream cheese, softened
  • 8 ounces sour cream
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
    Nutrients per serving Calories – 168 Protein – 2 g Carbohydrates – 22 g Fat – 8 g Cholesterol – 23 mg Sodium – 58 mg Potassium – 202 mg Phosphorus – 48 mg Calcium – 38 mg Fiber – 0.8 g

6. Carrot and Lemon SaladAdd some color to your table!

  • 4 cups fresh carrots, finely shredded
  • 5 lemons (approximately 4 cups), ground or finely chopped
  • 1/3 to 1/2 cup granulated sugar 
    Nutrients per serving Calories – 68 Protein – 1 g Carbohydrates – 16 g Fat – 0 g Cholesterol – 0 mg Sodium – 17 mg Potassium – 220 mg Phosphorus – 17 mg Calcium – 45 mg Fiber – 3.8 g

7. Red Wine Vinaigrette AsparagusDoesn’t get much easier than this!

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 pounds fresh asparagus, cut into 2” pieces
  • ¼ cup red wine vinaigrette dressing
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper 
    Nutrients per serving Calories – 58 Protein – 2 g Carbohydrates – 6 g Fat – 3 g Cholesterol – 0 mg Sodium – 70 mg Potassium – 154 mg Phosphorus – 51 mg Calcium – 19 mg Fiber – 1.9 g

8. Green Pesto PastaI’ll take some grilled chicken with that!

  • 3 ounces dry spaghetti or pasta
  • 2 cups fresh basil leaves
  • 4 garlic cloves, peeled
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese
  • Pepper to taste 
    Nutrients per serving Calories – 295 Protein – 8 g Carbohydrates – 32 g Fat – 15 g Cholesterol – 2 mg Sodium – 45 mg Potassium – 125 mg Phosphorus – 95 mg Calcium – 80 mg Fiber – 2.3 g

9. Grilled Multicolored Peppers and OnionsSummer, anyone?

  • 1 red onion, quartered
  • 1 Vidalia onion, quartered
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, seeded and cut into eighths
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and cut into eighths
  • 1 green pepper, seeded and cut into eighths
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¾ teaspoon ground pepper
  • 4 metal skewers (optional) 
    Nutrients per serving Calories – 154 Protein – 1 g Carbohydrates – 11 g Fat – 13 g Cholesterol – 0 mg Sodium – 146 mg Potassium – 244 mg Phosphorus – 41 mg Calcium – 15 mg Fiber – 1.7 g

10. Crispy Eggplant French FriesAnd you thought those days were over!

  • 2 medium eggplants, peeled and sliced into ¾”Sticks, 4” long
  • 1 Cup nondairy creamer
  • 2 eggs
  • ¾ cup all-purpose white flour
  • ¾ cup cornmeal
  • 3 teaspoons dry Hidden Valley Original Ranch® Salad Dressing and Seasoning Mix
  • ½ cup canola oil 
    Nutrients per serving Calories – 242 Protein – 5 g Carbohydrates – 24 g Fat – 14 g Cholesterol – 52 mg Sodium – 184mg Potassium – 248 mg Phosphorus – 79 mg Calcium – 19 mg Fiber – 3.9 g

With these quick and healthy dishes, getting dinner on the table will be easier than ever!

And if you need more pre-dialysis recipes for pre-dialysis kidney disease meals, check out our Kidney Pre-Dialysis Cook Book on Amazon – Click Here Now!  

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