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Making Your Recipes Kidney Friendly Part 2

Making Your Recipes Kidney Friendly Part 2

Now that you’re beginning to get the hang of making your favorite recipes kidney friendly here are a few more hints. Using fresh ingredients is very important. Processed foods, such as those in cans, boxes or other packages, often contain additives and preservatives which are high in sodium and phosphorus. Canned[Read more]
Making Your Recipes Kidney Friendly Part 1

Making Your Recipes Kidney Friendly Part 1

A renal diet can be challenging enough without having to give up your familiar and favorite recipes. Many recipes may not seem to fit your diet recommendations, but by making some adjustments and substituting ingredients, you can come up with a kidney friendly version of your favorite dish. One of the[Read more]
5 Basic Nutrition Tips

5 Basic Nutrition Tips

Nutrition is a topic of interest to almost everyone. The information that is available to the general public has dramatically expanded over the years.  It is impossible to listen to the radio, watch TV, read a magazine, surf the internet, and even talk with friends and relatives without being bombarded[Read more]
Vegetables and Rice Skillet

Vegetables and Rice Skillet

  Vegetables and Rice Skillet Makes 3, 3/4 cup servings Calories: 135; Cholesterol: 5 mg; Carbohydrates: 28 g; Potassium: 160 mg; Calcium: 26 mg; Fat: 2 g; Sodium: 20 mg; Protein: 2 g; Phosphorous: 60 g; Fiber: 1 g Source: Creative Kidney Cooking for the Whole Family By Rebekah Engum, RD Ingredients 1 medium onion (chopped) 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 2[Read more]
Patty

Patty

"I had been a nurse for many years, but I didn’t want to be in the hospital. I wanted to be out in the community. I really wanted to be in prevention. A nephrologist friend of mine told me about an opening with NKF. I realized that this was one[Read more]