How to cook for the kidney diet: tips from Chef Duane Sunwold
Creamy Leek SoupThis soup is creamy, comforting and full of good nutrition!
Diets: dialysis, early stages of CKD, diabetesToasted Spice VinaigretteThis toasted vinaigrette adds complex spice flavors. It can be used as a salad dressing or a marinade.
Recommended Diets: in-center and home dialysis, early stage CKD, diabetesSummer Herb Pasta SaladThis salad is easy to throw together and can be eaten as a side dish or main meal. It will keep in the fridge for up to 5 days.
Recommended for diets: in-center dialysis, early stages of CKD, diabetesRoasted Chicken and VegetablesThis sheet pan dinner of Roasted Chicken and Vegetables is fast, easy, and delicious! Make ahead for lunches for the week, or for a quick and tasty dinner.Pinto BeansThese Homemade pinto beans are packed with onion and garlic flavor and have less added sodium than canned beans. This simple, easy recipe is a delicious addition to your Mexican Feast, or weekly meal Spanish RiceIt is easy to make authentic restaurant style Spanish rice at home! All you need is a few pantry staples and a little time. Spanish Rice is an easy side dish that goes perfectly along with homemade pinto beans.RomescoRomesco is a fun red pepper sauce that can be used on any protein, on vegetables, as a pasta sauce or as a dip!Ultimate Fruit SalsaThis delicious fruit salsa pairs fresh pineapple, blueberries and cranberries! A great topping on fish, chicken or pork or served as a dip with chips.Fruit Salad with Honey, Mint and LimeThis delicious fruit salad is quick, easy, and refreshing. Perfect for summer gatherings like potlucks, BBQ’s, and cookouts.Southwest Grain BowlThese Southwest Grain Bowls are not only healthy but packed with flavor and easy to make. Simple, fresh ingredients combine, perfect for a light dinner or lunch on-the-go.Vegan Fettuccine AlfredoThis Vegan Fettuccine Alfredo recipe is healthy, full of plant protein, and packed with flavor. This dish is great for a family dinner, potluck, or vegetarian entrée.Southwest DressingThis Southwest dressing is as simple to whip up as it is tasty. It is versatile and can be used as a marinade or dressing on your favorite salad or a healthy grain bowl.Roasted Cauliflower, Carrots & OnionsOven roasting vegetables is an easy way to add flavor and texture to your meals. Keeping roasted vegetables on hand (in the refrigerator or freezer) makes dinner prep quick and easy.Herbed Pasta BakeThis warm and comforting one-dish meal is both easy to assemble and packed with flavor. It’s sure to be a family favorite.Ranch BlendMakes a great substitute for the salt shaker. Can also be mixed with Greek yogurt, sour cream or mayonnaise for a Ranch dip or salad dressing.Creamy Lemon Salmon PastaThis delicious easy dish can be made from easy pantry staples.Herbs De ProvenceMakes a great seasoning for grilled meats, fish, oven roasted chicken and vegetables. Herb Blend for Chicken or PorkUse to rub on chicken or pork before baking or grilling or in your favorite vinaigrette for a delicious salad dressing.Taco SeasoningLow on salt, but not on flavor. Perfect for your delicious tacos!Holiday Herb StuffingThis herb stuffing is low in sodium, full of flavor and easy to prepare. It’s a recipe you will want on your table this year and every year during the holidays!Low-Sodium Sourdough BreadThis sourdough bread recipe has a lot less sodium than store-bought sourdough — and it’s delicious!Mini FrittatasThese flavorful frittatas can be made ahead; just reheat in the microwave for a quick breakfast, snack or appetizer.Crock-Pot Pot Roast with VegetablesA perfect meal, year-round! This pot roast, and tasty vegetables, is a wonderful main dish friends and family will love.Fruit PizzaA berry delight that’s simple to make and beautiful to serve, this fruit pizza also happens to be diabetes-friendly and kidney-healthy.Asian SlawA side with a crunch, this Asian slaw works well with just about any main dish.Ginger & Green Apple Slow-Cooked PorkA citrusy main dish, this slow-cooked pork entrée can be prepared ahead of time and easily used as leftovers in sandwiches or salads.Amazing MeatloafA great mix of herbs, vegetables and beef, you won’t even notice the low-salt twist on this classic dinner.Apple Cranberry CobblerA delicious after-dinner treat, the only tough part about cooking this cobbler is deciding whether you should keep it all for yourself or share it with friends.