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

Strawberry-Lemonade Slush recipe

  • Portions: 1
  • Serving size: 1 cup


▪ 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


  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.