Kidney Diet Tips

4th of July Treats, Recipes & Menus

Happy Independence Day!

What a great day to celebrate America and the greatness of our democracy. Gathering with family and friends is even more special this July 4th as we enter the post-COVID loosening of restrictions after the past 15 months.

Check out some of our past Independence Day posts with great ideas for food and fun at your celebrations!

10 Red, White and Blue Independence Day Treats

From cookies to cobbler, this post has ten tips for fun foods the whole family can enjoy preparing together.

Kidney Diet Recipes for a Happy Independence Day

This post offers complete menu planning with recipes for entrees, salads, sides and desserts. It also includes tips for keeping fluids in check.

A 4th of July Freedom Menu

Wondering if any event you’re attending will have kidney-friendly options? This post has pointers for making any 4th of July cookout kidney-friendly and delicious.

Summer Cookbooks

In addition to these Kidney Diet Tips posts, visit the Cookbook library and check out these summer cookbooks:

Additional Kidney Diet Resources

Visit and explore these diet and nutrition resources:

This article is for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment. Consult your physician and dietitian regarding your specific diagnosis, treatment, diet and health questions.

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.