Every occasion brings an opportunity to make healthy choices for your kidneys. These kidney-friendly recipes provide a tasty way to enjoy your meals while taking care of yourself.

What you eat is just important as how much. People with kidney disease need to watch their potassium, phosphorus, sodium, fat and protein intake. Prepared, pre-packaged foods tend to be high in sodium, contributing to hypertension and making extra work for your kidneys. Overindulging in unhealthy snacks can quickly put on the pounds, adding to the risk of developing diabetes which, in turn, can lead to kidney disease. (However, it is important for those with kidney disease to make sure they get enough calories to remain healthy.)

  • Recipe: Sharon's Chinese 5 Spice Carrots

    This low-sodium side is so easy to make, we almost don’t need a recipe! Chinese 5 Spice is a blend of cinnamon, cloves, fennel, star anise, and Szechwan peppercorns. It is guaranteed to add zip and is an excellent salt-alternative seasoning. Try a ...

  • Recipe: Low Sodium Deviled Eggs

    Easter is just around the corner and what could be a more appropriate appetizer than deviled eggs? This low sodium version is on the tangy and sweet side. If you’re in a pinch, but need an easier way to fill the eggs, remember you can always fill a ...

  • Recipe: Marylin's Low Sodium Coleslaw

    Eating kidney-healthy doesn’t mean you have to give up your favorite comfort foods. It does mean watching your sodium intake – dialysis patients have to limit their intake to less than 2,000 mg a day (which is less than a teaspoon worth of salt). ...

  • Recipe: Trish's Low Sodium Chicken Fajitas

    In honor of World Kidney Day, we’ve found a fast recipe for chicken fajitas that will make you forget all about salt. Cumin and chili powder are the heroes of this dish, making for a very tasty meal that’s low in sodium. Doctors recommend dialysis ...

  • Recipe: Summer Antipasto Pasta Salad

    Do you have a potluck coming up? Did you volunteer to bring a side? Are you still deciding what to bring? Did you wait until the last minute? Well we’ve got good news for you! Here’s a great idea for a side that’s delicious, easy (there’s only 2 ...

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