Kidney Diet Tips

12 fancy kidney-friendly desserts for Mother’s Day

Sunday, May 8th is a special day to celebrate our mothers and thank them for all the greatness they have contributed to our lives. DaVita renal dietitians have identified 12 extraordinary desserts you can prepare for all the mothers and grandmothers around you this Mother’s Day. Created for those with chronic kidney disease or dialysis, these delectable desserts will impress all your guests.

If your sweet mom has diabetes or needs to watch the sugar intake, try Berries Napoleon, Crepe with Frozen Berries, Dessert Cups with Fresh fruit or Stuffed Strawberries.

For moms who need extra calories, try Blueberry Icebox Cake, Lively Lemon Tart or Lucy’s Carrot Cake.

For a touch of fancy, fix a Bavarian Apple Torte, Buttercream Fruit Torte or Pineapple Rum Creme Cake.

Regardless of what you choose to make, celebrate the special mother or mom-like people in your life with a special DaVita dessert.

Mother’s Day Desserts

Sara Colman, RDN, CDCES

Sara Colman, RDN, CDCES

Sara is a renal dietitian with over 30 years experience working with people with diabetes and kidney disease. She is co-author of the popular kidney cookbook "Cooking for David: A Culinary Dialysis Cookbook". Sara is the Manager of Kidney Care Nutrition for DaVita. She analyzes recipes and creates content, resources and tools for the kidney community. In her spare time Sara loves to spend time with her young grandson, including fun times together in her kitchen.