Renal Diet Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Renal Diet Garlic Mashed Potatoes

low potassium, recipes, Renal Diet
Yes.  Kidney patients can eat potatoes!  Leeching potatoes before cooking will remove some of the potassium and allow you to enjoy a small portion at special occasions. This recipe also uses nondairy creamer instead of milk or cream to keep the dish low in phosphorus and renal friendly. Garlic Mashed Potatoes Ingredients: Large cooking pot of water 4 large potatoes 4 cloves garlic peeled (garlic can be doubled for a stronger flavor is so desired) ½ cup margarine ½ cup liquid nondairy creamer Preparation: Here’s how to leech and prepare your potatoes: 1. Peel and slice the potatoes into small pieces. Add them to a large pot and cover thoroughly with 2. Let potatoes soak for at least 4 hours. Drain off water and repeat process. 3. Add new water.…
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Low Sodium Holiday Cheese Ball

Low Sodium Holiday Cheese Ball

low-salt, recipes, Renal Diet
Low Sodium Holiday Cheese Ball What’s a holiday party without appetizers?   Kidney patients — think you can’t enjoy a cheese ball?  Think again!  This appetizer low in phosphorus, potassium, and sodium will fit perfectly into your diet during the holidays! Ingredients: 8 ounces light cream cheese, softened ¼ cup Catalina or Russian salad dressing 1 teaspoon onion powder 1/3 cup finely ground walnuts Apple slices Low sodium crackers 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 ground walnuts and a plate and roll cheese ball to cover. 5. Wrap in plastic wrap and chill until ready to serve. Serve this holiday cheese ball with low sodium crackers,…
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Old Fashioned Bread Stuffing

Old Fashioned Bread Stuffing

low potassium, low-salt, recipes, Renal Diet
Packed with bold, savory flavors, this stuffing will satisfy your desire for a flavorful holiday side dish.  The recipe uses low potassium vegetables and a variety of herbs & spices to enhance the taste of the stuffing without using any salt.  A perfect side dish for the kidney patient! Be sure to check out Marika Wamback's (BSc. R.D.) article for more ways to enjoy the holidays as a CKD patient. Old Fashioned Bread Stuffing Ingredients: 1 cup chopped onion 1 medium carrot, diced 2 medium stalks celery, chopped ¼ tsp oregano ½ tsp dried rosemary, crushed ½ tsp each marjoram, basil, and thyme 1/8 tsp tarragon 1 large bay leaf 2 tsp parsley, chopped 1 lb loaf, sliced, firm-type white bread (dry the slices by placing in low heat oven) 1…
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