Year: 2021

Low sodium winter bread loaf on cooling rack with black background

Low Sodium Winter Bread

Limiting sodium in your diet when you have kidney disease can help control blood pressure and avoid fluid retention. Bread is one of the top sources of sodium we consume in our diet. The majority of the sodium we consume may not be from adding salt to food.  Good news. This recipe doesn’t call for …

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Kidney-friendly Ginger LIme Power Salad

Ginger Lime Power Salad

This kidney-friendly recipe for power salad packs a punch of plant protein. It has quinoa and edamame which are both complete plant sources of protein. A complete protein source has all 9 essential amino acids that our body can’t make on it’s own so it needs to get it through food. When transitioning to a …

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Low Sodium Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Hummus originates in the Middle East and now has become popular in America with the growing acceptance of the Mediterranean diet.  It’s typically made with chickpeas, tahini, garlic, olive oil, and lemon juice (1) which makes it naturally work well in plant-based, kidney-friendly diets! It can be used as a dip, spread, or condiment. Considered …

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Healthy Renal Diet Snacks for CKD

Renal Diet Snacks for CKD

Snacks have a bad wrap because many convenient options are highly processed. They offer excessive amounts of sodium, saturated fat, and food additives that may not be the best choice for your kidney health. When you have chronic kidney disease, feeling confident in knowing what renal diet snacks to choose that are helpful for your …

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