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19/Feb/2019

Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian Bonnie from Texas.

Portions: 10

Serving size: 3 ounces base plus 3 ounces water

Ingredients

  • 2-1/2 cups water
  • 1-1/4 cups sugar or Splenda® sugar substitute
  • 1/2 teaspoon finely shredded lemon or lime peel
  • 1-1/4 cups fresh lemon or lime juice
  • ice cubes

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  1. In a medium saucepan, stir water and sugar or sugar substitute over medium heat until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat; cool 20 minutes.
  2. Add citrus peel and juice to sugar mixture. Pour into a jar or pitcher; cover and chill. Keeps for up to 3 days.
  3. For each glass of lemonade or limeade, combine 3 ounces base and 3 ounces water in ice-filled glasses. Stir and sip slowly to enjoy. Freeze leftover base in ice cube trays and add to beverages instead of ice.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1/2 fruit, low potassium
  • 1 high calorie

Carbohydrate choices

  • 2

Helpful hints

  • 3 ounces liquid is 6 tablespoons.
  • Base made with Splenda® instead of sugar has 20 calories and 5 grams carbohydrate. Count as 1/2 carbohydrate choice.

Source: www.davita.com


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19/Feb/2019

Diet types:
CKD/non-dialysis/Dialysis Diabetes
Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian Bonnie from Texas.

Portions: 1

Serving size: 1 cup

Ingredients
▪ 1/3 cup lemonade base or sugarfree lemon base
▪ 1/2 cup strawberries, fresh or unsweetened frozen
▪ 1 tablespoon sugar or Splenda® granular no calorie sweetener
▪ 1/2 cup ice cubes

kidney recipe

Preparation
1 In a blender combine strawberries, lemonade base, and 1 tablespoon sugar or Splenda®. Blend until smooth.
2 With blender running, add 1/2 cup ice cubes, one at a time, through opening in lid until the beverage is slushy.
3 Sip slowly to enjoy.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices
▪ 1 fruit, medium potassium
▪ 1 high calorie

Carbohydrate choices
2

Helpful Hints
▪ The low sugar version made with sugarfree lemonade base and Splenda has 50 calories and 13 g carbohydrate. Count as 1 low potassium fruit and one carbohydrate choice.


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